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The Great Dorset Steam Fair has a variety of vehicles, this year's selection is arranged by type starting with some buses.
First off, a Southern National Bristol LWL6G.
From slightly further away was this Leyland Titan PD2 double decker from Maidstone & District.
Another view of the Titan along with a Plaxton bodied Bedford SB.
An AEC Routemaster ex London Transport - the classic red London bus.
Another red double decker this time an ex Wilts & Dorset Bristol LD with ECW bodywork.
A coach this time - an ex Southdown Leyland Leopard with Harrington bodywork.
Another Bristol/ECW LD, this one is ex Lincolnshire Road Car together with an ex London Transport RF in Green Line livery for services from London out into the surrounding area - this one is blinded for Guilford.
This Peterbilt truck was covered in highly polished chrome - you can see reflections of me taking the photos in a couple of them.
Two views of Merv Fowler driving his pony Toffee in the carriage driving section.
A horse drawn fire engine with a steam powered pump.
After the horses, mechanical horses with this selection of Scammels.
An line up of lorries including Bedfords, AECs, an Atkinson, and ERF and a Dennis.
A pair of smartly liveried Bedfords with an Atkinson.
A Belgian registered Mack with a diesel shunting engine on the trailer.
And now the steam - a showman's engine powering a set of gallopers.
A pair of showman's engines together with a fairground organ - the latter are well spread around the site to aid hearing them individually.
This railway engine, a Bulleid Merchant Navy Class pacific 35005 Canadian Pacific was exhibited by the Swanage Railway.
A line of at least 18 showman's engines, an amazing sight!
Some views of activity in and around the main ring.
There was quite a variety in there, including some diesels - and a tank transporter - only trouble was the smoke could make photography hard.
Finally something completely different, a fly past by a Lancaster, a Spitfire and a Hurricane!
A fuller idea of what is there can be got by visiting the show's web site The Great Dorset Steam Fair.
Visit our Travel Centre for train and ferry times and tickets.
This site was last updated 15-07-2012
Photos not otherwise credited are ©2001-2009 S G J Huddy. Other photos are included with permission of the copyright holders.