Sydney Ellerton (aka Tetley)
Sydney attending the shop
Wendy, Malcolm, Andrew and Colin in the new shop
Me (completely grimed up) along with Andrew, Sydney and Malcolm. I can’t remember who the woman was.
Sydney in the shop
Sydney, Andrew, Colin and Mike in the workshop
Sydney having a ‘go’ on Sherpa
Me driving Sherpa
Me with a bandaged hand. Can’t remember why though.
Mike Messer and Colin Jepson
Sydney’s then wife, Gina
Sydney in the observation carriage
Gina on Gwril
Mike Messer with Sherpa
Joe’s black labrador dog, Penny
Andrew being given a ride on Lilian Walter
Me with Sherpa whilst being filled up with water.
Mike Messer with Yeo
Mike Messer on the big milling machine
From left to right: Me, Rob Marton’s brother, Rob Marton, Nigel Robinson, Andrew Merriman and two other volunteers.
The Marton brothers, me with the two flags and Nigel cleaning the windows
Nigel and Rob are two of my university friends who I still keep in contact with today.
Me driving Sherpa
Nigel and Andrew enjoying mugs of tea
Time for some fish and chips!
Nigel’s response to something I said
Andrew sitting on Lilian Walter
Gina and I sitting in Sherpa
Nigel looking out the window
Colin and I exchanging tokens at the passing loop
Mike Messer on Yeo
Taken from inside Lilian Walter’s cab.
Malcolm’s favourite engine, Yeo
Sydney and Andrew making sure everyone’s on board safe and sound.
The end-of-the-day watering hole, The Springfield Hotel. Pictured from left to right is Fiona Pritchard, Steve Milner, John, France and Paxo. Paxo had a bus licence so he drove the vintage bus for awhile.
Reinelle makes fantastic Breton crêpes.
Colin and Bodger at the Fairbourne Hotel enjoying a curry and a beer.
For part of a season, we had a horse-drawn tramway to commemorate the centenary of the Fairbourne Tramway. Not as easy as you think, driving a horse-drawn tram on rails.
Fiona cutting cake at the staff party at the Point.