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Rushden Transport Cavalcade & Country Show
Rushden 2010 line up - IMG 9462
Engine line up by the Beer tent
Promoter
Organisers Rushden Transport Society
In aid of
(Beneficiaries)
Rushden Transport Museum
Sponsors (main)
Date held on May Bank holiday
Duration (days) 3
Venue
Location Rushden,
County Northants
Country England
NTET Accredited YES
Attendance numbers
(approximate no.)
 ?
Next Event Date 2010
First Event was held in (year) 1979
Last Event was held in (year) 2009
No. of years held 31
Events Web Site WWW.Cavalcade.Org.UK

The Rushden Transport Cavalcade is an annual show of historical vehicles and a country show run by the Rushden Historical Transport Society. The show which has been running for over 30 years (2008) is held to raise funds for the Rushden Transport Museum which was founded in the old Rushden station, by the society in 1984.

Exhibit classesEdit

Some of the exhibits class were;

  • Buses & Coaches - class B
  • Caravans - Class P
  • Cars - class K, L, U & V
  • Collectables & Bicycles - class Z
  • Commercial vehicles - Class C - see below
  • Fire & Ambulance - class F
  • Horticulture - class J
  • Microcars - class R
  • Military vehicles - class M - see below
  • Miniature steam - class G
  • Models - class D
  • Motorbikes - class T
  • Organs - class X
  • Stationary engines - class E
  • Steam engines - class S - See below
  • Tractors - class A
  • Models & craft tents

Event participantsEdit

2008 EventEdit

Add more details of the 2008 participants Here

A display of about 19 full size steam engines and some miniatures were present.

Steam Engines list
Guide no. Engine (make & No.) Name Type year built Reg no. Owner Photo Misc info
S1. Aveling & Porter no. 14070 Billy Boy Showman's conversion 1930 VN 2094 A. Turner, York Image needed LHB 150px]] Not seen at show
S2. Aveling & Porter no. 12876 / Blackstone - Road roller D8 (Diesel) 1932 KJ 7198 D. Walker, Market Harborough Aveling & Porter no. 12876 The Beast - KJ 7198 at Rushden 08 - P5010214 Early Diesel Roller by A&P
S3. Foden no. 13484 - Steam wagon 1925 LG 8784 D. Williamson, Dunstable Image needed LHB


S4. Fowler no. 14012 Lord of the Isles Traction engine 1915 CE 7818 M. Maskell, Bedford Fowler tractor no 14012 Lord of the Isles reg CE 7818 at Rushden 08 - P5010223
S5. Wallis & Steevens no. 2357 Big Emma Steam roller 1896 HO 6139 J. Vickery, St. Albans Wallis & Steevens no. 2357 - Big Emma - HO 6139 at Rushden 08 - P5010220 Earliest W&S RR in UK
S6. Shand-Mason - Steam Fire engine 1908 - C. Martin, Bedfordshire Image needed LHB


Horse Drawn steam fire pump
S7. Marshall no. 61970 - Traction engine 1913 BJ 5934 T. Petty, Berkhamstead Image needed LHB
150px
S8. Sentinel no. 6725 - Steam wagon 1926 KA 5574 G. Woolley, Bedfordshire Image needed LHB
150px
S9. Aveling & Porter no. 7898 Margaret Steam Tractor 1913 D 7078 B. Jakes, Gamblingay Aveling & Porter no. 7898 tractor - Margaret - D7078 at Rushden 08 - P5010212 light weight tractor
S10. Fowler no. 16175 Paddy Steam roller 1924 NW 8198 P.E. Johnson, Bedfordshire Fowler roller no 16175 Paddy NW 8198 at Rushden 08 - P5010205
S11. Wallis & Steevens no. 8058 Ambition Steam roller 1930 OU 4737 M. Farmer, Worksop Wallis & Steevens no. 8058 - DU 4737 at Rushden 08 - P5010224
S12. Marshall no. 34151 Jimmie B Agricultural Traction engine 1900 TB 2649 N. Middleton, Holcot Image needed LHB
150px
S13. Burrell no. 4093 - Road Locomotive 1931 DV 9252 D. Smith, Banbury Image needed LHB
150px
S14. Ruston & Hornsby no. 52694 Nuffrush Road Roller(conversion) 1919 NR 5056 Allen Eaton collection Northants Image needed LHB
150px
Fitted with Nuffield Diesel engine
S15. Fowler no. 14888 Kingfisher Road Locomotive 1917 HO 6420 Allen Eaton collection, Northants Fowler no. 14888 - Kingfisher - HO 6420 at Rushden 08 - P5010219
S16. Aveling & Porter no. 11583 Caractacus Steam roller 1926 RP 2948 A&M Smith & Sons, Barton-le-Cay Image needed LHB
150px
S17. Wallis & Steevens no. 7690 - Traction engine (expansion type) 1919 BJ 8765 A&M Smith & Sons, Barton-le-Cay Wallis-steevens tractor BJ8765
S18. Ruston & Hornsby no. 149813 Success Steam roller 1928 VF 3186 N. Le Count, Finedon Image needed LHB
150px]]
S19. Allchin no. 1499 Evedon Lad Traction engine 1910 AY 9494 A. Poole, Daventry Image needed LHB
150px
not listed Allchin no. 1546 Rebel Traction engine 1910 AP 9079 Owner ?, Northants Allchin no. 1546 - Rebel AP 9079 at Rushden 08 - P5010216

Commercial & Military vehiclesEdit

Details to add of selected exhibits from Class C & class M Note: not all entries listed initially just ones which photos are available.

Buses, Commercial and Military vehicle exhibits
Entry no. Make & model Reg no. Type of vehicle Year built Owner Photo Notes / misc info
B1 Daimler CVG6 BNH 250C+ Bus 1965 RHTS Daimler CVG6 bus - BNH 250C at Rushden 08 - P5010257
C1 Euclid R-15 sn B5FD-B5 15 ton dump truck 1950 RHTS Euclid R-15 (5th UK built) at Rushden 08 - P5010255 B5FD-B5 is the 5th UK built machine
C23 ERF MCV 163F+ Generator truck 1968 Rod Sherwood, Melton Mowbray ERF Circus Generator unit - MCV 183F at Rushden 08 - P5010228 In livery of Robert Brothers Circus
C26 Scammell Explorer HSU 832+ Ballast tractor 1954 Geof nurse, Colchester Scammell Explorer - HSU 832 at Rushden 08 - P5010279
C29 Ford Model T SV 5188+ 1 ton truck 1921 Steven Keeble, Biggleswade Ford model T 1-ton truck SV 5188 at Rushden 08 - P5010226
C30 Scammell Crusader OLD 501L+ Recovery truck 1979 Lee Walter Scammell Crusader Recovery truck OLD 501L at Rushden 08 - P5010280
C33 Morris NVS 12/3 RKN 136+ LCV Flatbed 1953 T. coates Morris NVCS 12-3 flatbed - RKN 136 at Rushden 08 - P5010268
C35 Scammell Contractor XUP 999F Ballast tractor 250 ton 1968 B & R Bailey Scammell Contractor XUP 999fF Siddle Cook at Rushden 08 - P5010204
C37 Scammell Explorer YAS 852 Recovery 1955 William Sherriff, Southam Scammell Explorer YAS 852 at Rushden 08 - P5010281
C38 Commer Q4 134 UXP+ Recovery wagon 1952 Mark Church, Burton Latimer Commer Q4 reg 134 UXP as a Recovery truck at Rushden 08 - P5010283
C41 AEC Matador/Douglas PUT 510 Timber tractor 1943 Garry Dann, Kibworth AEC matador - Duglas timber tractor - PUT 510 at Rushden 08 - P5010262 Converted with timber winch and boom by Douglas
C43 Austin A35 Van AFX 535B+ Van 1964 Bomber Killingback, Shepperton Austin A35 Van - AFX 535B at Rushden 08 - P5010267
C53 Austin 7 Ruby Van HPG 98+ Van 1939 Hazell Purcell, Birmingham Austin 7 Ruby van - HPG 98 at Rushden 08 - P5010266
C54 AEC Matador 774 FBD Timber tractor year owner ? AEC Matador FWD Timber tractor - 774 FBD at Rushden 08 - P5010265 FWD conversion
C78 Foden S41 JML 136K Mobile workshop 1971 Jeff Rowlett & Daughters Foden S41 - mobile workshop - JML 136K at Rushden 08 - P5010284 ex Metropolitan Water Board mobile unit
C83 Scammell Junior Constructor CVC 273C+ Ballast tractor 1965 Paul Hammond collection, Lower Basildon Scammell Junior Constructor - CVC 273C at Rushden 08 - P5010271 Yeoman
C84 Volvo N12 E206 KGM+ Tractor unit 1987 Paul Hammond collection Yeoman Volvo F16-Rushden-P5010269 Rare in UK Bonneted unit
C85 Scammell Junior Constructor VXD 530 Ballast tractor 1958 Paul Hammond collection Scammell Junior Constructor - Resolute - VXD 530 at Rusden 08 - P5010272 ex Pickfords Reolute
C86 Volvo FB88 OWS 948R+ Tractor unit 1977 Paul Hammond collection Yeowman Volvo F88 Customised truck in Yeoman transport livery
C91 Scammell 15MU UYL 920 Ballast tractor 1968 M. Smith collection Scammell 15MU Balast tractor reg UYL 920 at rushden 08 - P5010209
C92 Scammell Highwayman MHW 429F+ Ballast tractor 1967 M. Smith collection Scammell Higwayman reg MHW 492F Essex Girl at Rushden 08 - P5010210 "Essex Girl"
Military vehicles
blank place holder Make ? Reg no. ? Type ? year owner ? Image needed LHB
150px
M18 Ford Thames ET6 RGX 428+ Recovery 1954 W.H.Smith Fordson Thames ET 6x4 recovery truck ex RAF ballon winch at Rushden 08 - P5010202 (ex RAF AA Balloon winch)
M19 AEC Militant SSU 746+ Military vehicles 1955 B & R Bailey in next photo
M20 Thornycroft Antar RSJ 597 Tank transporter 1959 B & R Bailey Thornycroft Antar - RSJ 597 at Rushden 08 - P5010203
M74 REO M35A2 297 UXF+ Military vehicles 1956 James Stock, Herts REO M35A2 - 297 UXF at Rushden 08 - P5010286
M77 Scammell Explorer MVS 864 Military vehicles 1950 A. Plummer Scammell Explorer reg MVS 864 at Rushden 08 - P5010199 Ex BAOR recovery truck
M85 (extra) Leyland Martian USY 925+ Military vehicles year owner ? Leylant Martian - USY 625 at Rushden 08 - P5010201 10 ton GS truck
Extra ? Leyland Hippo LPC 297P+ Timber tractor year ? owner ? Leyland Hippo LPC 297P an ex RAF machine at Rushden 08 - P5010208
Extra ? Scammell S26 A825 WMD+ Recovery year ? The Walters Family Scammell S26 Tractor living van - A825 WMD at Rushden 08 - P5010278 With living van
Make ? Reg no. ? Type ? year owner ? Image needed LHB
150px

TractorsEdit

Selected exhibits from class A to be added

Tractor exhibits
Entry no. Make & model Reg no. Serial no. Type of vehicle Year built Owner Photo Notes / misc info
A3 Marshall, Sons & Co. JPW 255+ Field Marshall ? SII Single Cylinder Tractor 1948 R. Brace, Cambs Field Marshall - JPW 255 at Rushden 08 - P5010232
A10 (wrong tractor to guide) Farmall BM GRP 309 D 3722 Tractor year 1951 owner ? Farmall BM at Rushden 08 - P5010238 Since sold to Dick Tijken, Vierakker (Holland)
A13 Nuffield 4/60 ANH 238A+ Serial no. ? Tractor 1963 J. Gowen, Wollaston Nuffield 4-60 - ANH 238A at Rushden 08 - P5010234 Part restored (new tinwork ?)
A16 Marshall, Sons & Co. KUS 325+ Field Marshall ? Field Marshall S2 1947 Chris Hollowell, Thurleigh Image needed LHB
150px
A17 Marshall, Sons & Co. GRP 974 Field Marshall ? Series III 1951 Craig Hollowell, Thurliegh Field Marshall SIII - GRP 974 at Rushden 08 - P5010251
A18 Ferguson TE-F20 PEW 324+ Serial no. ? TE-F20 1955 Craig Hollowell Image needed LHB
150px
A32 Fordson Standard - Serial no. ? Tractor 1940 Alan Hurd, Wisbeach Fordson Standard at Rushden 08 - P5010240
A38 International B250 TAO 361+ Serial no. unknown Tractor 1956 John Jacklin, Cambridge International B250 - TAO 361 at Rushden 08 - P5010233
A39 Farmall Cub - Serial no. ? Row crop 1947 T. Wallis, Beds Farmall Cub at Rushden 08 - P5010241
A43 Ransomes MG5 - Serial no. ? Garden Crawler Tractor 1948 M.B.Harris, Bedfordshire Ransomes MG6 MG6 at Rushden 08 - P5010236 (middle machine of 3)
A67 Fordson Super Major XNV 540+ Serial no. ? Type ? 1951 Roy Chambers, Rothwell Fordson Major XNV 540 at Rushden 08 - P5010264
A72 Fordson E27N Major P6 JKY 11+ Serial no. ? Tractor 1946 P. Wheeler, Beds Fordson E27N Major P6 - JKY 11 at Rushden 08 - P5010239
A79 Ransomes MG6 - Serial no. ? Garden Tractors 1956 Mark colins, Bucks Ransomes MG6 MG6 at Rushden 08 - P5010236 (near machine)
A82 (A81 in guide) Allis-Chalmers Model M - Serial no. ? Crawler tractor 1942 Andrew Walker Allis-Chalmers M of A Walker at Rushden 08 - P5010244
A84 (wrong number to guide) Farmall F-12 Reg no. ? Serial no. ? Type ? year owner ? McCormic-Deering Farmall F-12 at Rushden 08 - P5010235
A92 Tullos - Serial no. ? Threshing machine 1945 M. Corney collection collection, Burton Latimer Tullos Thresher at Rushden 08 - P5010260
A93 Fordson Standard N GPP 220+ Serial no. ? Type ? 1934 M. Corney collection, Burton Latimer See photo above (bottom left)
A113 BMB NAH 930+ Serial no. ? [[BMB President 1952 G.W.G Harmer, Norwich BMB President - NAH 930 at Rushden 08 - P5010249 Part restored (had mid mounted toolbar)
A118 - extra Opperman Motorcart 422 UXK Serial no. ? Transport tractor year ? owner ? Opperman Motocart at Rushden 08P5010231
A126 - extra Allis-Chalmers Model U DVE 352+ Serial no. ? Tractor 1938 S. Gawthroup, Cottenham cambs Allis-Chalmers U - DVE 352 at Rushden 08 - P5010245
A127 - extra Nuffield Universal 3 - Serial no. ? Tractor 1957 S.S. Gawthroup, Cambs Nuffild Universal 3 - SS Gawthroup at Rushden 08 - P5010247 Believed oldest surviving production model
A128 John Deere Model A - Serial no. ? Row crop year ? owner ? John Deere Model A at Rushden 08 - P5010243
Unknown entry no White-Oliver 2-115 KB? 180?+ Serial no. ? Mighty Tow year ? owner ? White-Oliver 2-115 Mighty Tow reg KB? 180 at Rushden 08P5010237 Fitted with a Blower & heavy cast front grill
Unknown entry no Massey Ferguson Reg no. ? Serial no. ? Massey Ferguson 165 year ? owner ? Massey Ferguson 165 Duncan Cab at Rushden 08 - P5010261 Fitted with a Duncan Cab
E38 Ruston - Ruston no. 150880 Ruston BPR 4 1/2 hp open crank engine 1928 Andy Cannell, Finndon Ruston BPR no. 150880 at Rushden 08 - P5010253

CarsEdit

Selected exhibits from class K to be added. Please add any missing participating vehicles at this event for which a photo is available.

(note: only the few of these which were photographed by the author at this event have been listed initially)
Tractor exhibits
Entry no. Make & model Reg no. Type of vehicle Year built Owner Photo Notes / misc info
K118 Austin Austin A35 422 MMF+ Car 1957 P.Jib, Stamford Austin A35 - 422 MMF at Rushden 08 - P5010227
K257 - extra Jaguar Jaguar E Type CBH 90F+ Sports car year ? owner ? Jaguar E Type - CBH 90F at Rushden 08 - P5010225

2009 EventEdit

Add details of vehicles at the 2009 event and photos here

Steam ExhibitsEdit

A display of about ? full size steam engines and some miniatures were present.

(List below is compiled from list of engines with photos on the Steam Scenes web site for this event here, as we did not visit in 2009)
Please add your photos and any missing vehicles that were present to the list - Thanks.
Steam Engines list
Guide no. Engine (make & No.) Name Type year built Reg no. Owner Photo Misc info
no. ? Allchin no. 1546 Rebel General Purpose Engine 1912 Reg no. ? Owner ? Image needed LHB 150px]] Photos on Steam Scenes
no. ? Aveling & Porter no. 7898 Margaret Steam tractor 1913 Reg no.? Owner ? 150px]] Photos on Steam Scenes
no. ? Burrell no. 4093 Dorothy Road Locomotive 1931 Reg no.? Owner ? 150px]] Photos on Steam Scenes
no. ? Foden no. 13484 Talisman Steam Tractor 1930 Reg no.? Owner ? 150px]] Photos on Steam Scenes
no. ? Fowler no. 14012 Lord of the Isles Traction engine type A7 1915 Reg no.? Owner ? 150px]] 4 Photos on Steam Scenes
no. ? Fowler no. 14888 Kingfisher Road Locomotive Type R3 1917 Reg no.? Allen Eaton collection 150px]] 4 Photos on Steam Scenes
no. ? Fowler no. 15652 Repulse Showmans Road Locomotive Type R3 1920 Reg no.? Owner ? 150px]] 8 Photos on Steam Scenes
no. ? Fowler no. 16175 Paddy Steam Roller Type DN1 1924 Reg no.? Owner ? 150px]] 3 Photos on Steam Scenes
no. ? Fowler no. 17480 Survivor Steam Roller Type DNB 1929 Reg no.? Owner ? 150px]] 4 Photos on Steam Scenes
no. ? Marshall no. 34151 Jimmie B Traction engine 1900 Reg no.? Owner ? 150px]] 4 Photos on Steam Scenes
no. ? Marshall no. 61970 Emma GP Traction engine 1913 Reg no.? Owner ? 150px]] 6 Photos on Steam Scenes
no. ? Ruston Hornsby no. 149813 Success Steam Roller 1928 Reg no.? Owner ? 150px]] 7 Photos on Steam Scenes
no. ? Wallis & Steevens no. 2357 Big Emma Steam Roller 1896 Reg no.? Owner ? 150px]] 4 Photos on Steam Scenes
no. ? Wallis & Steevens no. 7690 Name GP Traction engine 1919 Reg no.? Owner ? 150px]] Photos on Steam Scenes
no. ? freelance Design Figment Steam Wagon year ? Reg no.? Owner ? 150px]] Based on a truck chassis fitted with vertical boiler and Steam engine
no. ? make no. ? Name Traction engine year ? Reg no.? Owner ? 150px]]

Buses, Commercial & Military vehiclesEdit

Details to add of selected exhibits from Class C & class M Note: not all entries listed initially just ones which photos are available.

Buses exhibits
Entry no. Make & model Reg no. Type of vehicle Year built Owner Photo Notes / misc info
B1 Daimler CVG6 BNH 250C+ Bus 1965 RHTS Daimler CVG6 bus - BNH 250C at Rushden 08 - P5010257 Owned by Rushden Transport Museum
Commercial vehicle exhibits
Entry no. Make & model Reg no. Type of vehicle Year built Owner Photo Notes / misc info
C1 Euclid R-15 sn B5FD-B5 15 ton dump truck 1950 RHTS Euclid R-15 (5th UK built) at Rushden 08 - P5010255 B5FD-B5 is the 5th UK built machine
Exhibit no Scammell Highwayman MHW 429F+ Ballast tractor 1967 M. Smith collection Image needed LHB 150px]] "Essex Girl"


Military vehicle exhibits
Entry no. Make & model Reg no. Type of vehicle Year built Owner Photo Notes / misc info
blank place holder Make ? Reg no. ? Type ? year owner ? Image needed LHB
150px
Exhibit no. Make ? Reg no. ? Type ? year owner ? Image needed LHB
150px

TractorsEdit

Selected exhibits from class A to be added

Tractor exhibits
Entry no. Make & model Reg no. Serial no. Type of vehicle Year built Owner Photo Notes / misc info
A? Marshall, Sons & Co. reg no. ? Field Marshall ? Type ? [[Year ? owner ? Image needed LHB 150px]] Proforma entry in table (copy and paste in to add entries)
Unknown entry no [[Manufacture ?] Reg no. ? Serial no. ? Model no year ? owner ? Massey Ferguson 165 Duncan Cab at Rushden 08 - P5010261 nores

Stationary engines Edit

Stationary engine exhibits
Entry no. Make & model Serial no. Type of engine Year built Owner Photo Notes / misc info
E38 Ruston Ruston no. 150880 Ruston BPR 4 1/2 hp open crank engine 1928 Andy Cannell, Finndon Ruston BPR no. 150880 at Rushden 08 - P5010253

CarsEdit

Selected exhibits from class K to be added. Please add any missing participating vehicles at this event for which a photo is available.

(note: only the few of these which were photographed by the author at this event have been listed initially)
Tractor exhibits
Entry no. Make & model Reg no. Type of vehicle Year built Owner Photo Notes / misc info
K? - entry no. Make ? Model no. ? CBH 90F+ Type year ? owner ? Image needed LHB 150px]]

2010 EventEdit

Add more details of the 2010 event Here

2010 Steam vehiclesEdit

Steam Engines list
Guide no. Engine (make & No.) Name Type year built Reg no. Owner Photo Misc info
S?. Spider wagon Spider Mk 2 One-off Steam wagon 2001 Q885 NVS John Kilgour Spider MK2 Steam vehicle - Q885 NVS at Rushden 2010 - IMG 9325 Based on a Bedford RL chassis

Commercial & Military vehiclesEdit

Details to add of selected exhibits from Class C & class M Note: not all entries listed initially just ones which photos are available.

Buses exhibits
Entry no. Make & model Reg no. Type of vehicle Year built Owner Photo Notes / misc info
B1 Daimler CVG6 BNH 250C+ Bus 1965 Rushden Historical Transport Society 150px]]
Commercial vehicle exhibits
Entry no. Make & model Reg no. Type of vehicle Year built Owner Photo Notes / misc info
C1 make & model ? reg no. ? Type ? Year ? owner ? Image needed LHB 150px]]
Military vehicle exhibits
Entry no. Make & model Reg no. Type of vehicle Year built Owner Photo Notes / misc info
M1 make 7 model BNH 250C+ Type year Owner 150px]] Notes

TractorsEdit

Selected exhibits from class A to be added

Tractor exhibits
Entry no. Make & model Reg no. Serial no. Type of vehicle Year built Owner Photo Notes / misc info
A? Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies sn 151 Ransomes MG tractor crawler tractor 1948 owner ? Ransomes MG2 sn 151 at Rushden 2010 - IMG 9423
A? make ? JPW 255+ Model no. ? type ? Year ? Owner ? Image needed LHB 150px]]

CarsEdit

Selected exhibits from class K to be added. Please add any missing participating vehicles at this event for which a photo is available.

(note: only the few of these which were photographed by the author at this event have been listed initially)
Car exhibits
Entry no. Make & model Reg no. Type of vehicle Year built Owner Photo Notes / misc info
K? make ? Model no. ? Reg no. ? Car year ? owner ? Image needed LHB 150px]]

Motorcycle'sEdit

Selected exhibits from class ? to be added. Please add any missing participating vehicles at this event for which a photo is available.

(note: only the few of these which were photographed by the author at this event have been listed initially)
Motorcycle exhibits
Entry no. Make & model Reg no. Type of vehicle Year built Owner Photo Notes / misc info
 ? [[make [[model reg no. ? [[Motorcycle 1957 owner, from 150px]]

See alsoEdit

References / sourcesEdit

  • 2008 Show guide
  • 2010 Show guide

External linksEdit

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