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   My vintage club ran a coach trip over the border yesterday. We went to see a vintage tractor collectors private museum and also to The Falkirk Wheel.

 

  First the museum. Situated near Cupar, Fife. Mainly Case tractors but many other makes as well. Also there are his wagons he used to go too shows.  We were made very welcome, with free tea/coffee and biscuits. They make no charge but accept donations to the R.N.L.I.

 

 A very tidy black top Wheel Horse of Belgium make, judging from the Mountfield sticker. Unfortunately I didn't get to see what model etc. As you can see it was being used as an extra table.

 

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 On to the tractors. All displayed in buildings that I wasn't jealous of one little bit. :ph34r:

 

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A little Kubota that earns it's keep. The second we saw that day. The first at the services we stopped at for breakfast.

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A couple of crawlers.

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This old mobile crane was hiding in another building.

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The Scammell tractor he used for towing his Showmans caravan next to it. He used to go to the Devon Steam Fair. It would take him a while.

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Nice mini steam wagon.

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Just one of the shelving with items on. There was bits and bobs everywhere.

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This photo is for the Showman.

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  From the museum, we went to the Falkirk Wheel. Quite impressive. Worth a visit if your around that way.

 

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If you don't like heights, don't look down.

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 If you Google the Falkirk Wheel you can find out all about it.

 

 Finally the Kelpies. That was the name given to the horses that towed the barges on the canal. There are two at the wheel, but only about 12ft high. These two are by the canal not far from the wheel. A little bit more than 12ft. :D

 

 It was a good day. Weather stayed fine. The 5am wake up I'm not so sure about.

 

 

 

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Great photo's Norm, thanks for posting them. :thumbs:

The museum looks good, a nice selection of machines..

I've alway wanted to go and see the Falkirk Wheel, amazing engineering!

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