Pepperell Crank Up

Pepperell MA        12 July 2009

Sometimes using a GPS gadget gets you to your destination with minimum fuss and bother.  But other times it turns into an adventure as was the case today.  I started out and programmed the Magellen along the way and asked for the most direct path.  It took me to the top of I190 north of Worcester MA and then on every pottin' little back country road it could find in its' database.  But eventually I arrived in Pepperell.

I found Norm Jones and Russ Steeves under Norm's canopy set up the boys on folding chairs and set about seeing the show.

If you recognize an engine or display and would like to add some information about the photo please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to update the page.  errol.groff@snet.net

DSC06483.jpg (169938 bytes)  Like many summer engine shows there was an eclectic mix of engines, power equipment and cars.

DSC06484.jpg (183703 bytes) A steam car, Stanley I think  DSC06485.jpg (172085 bytes)  Only $19,000 and this handsome pick up could be yours

DSC06486.jpg (179046 bytes)  The food tent is run by the Pepperell volunteer fire department.  Great burgers!

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(L to R) Russ Steeves chats with a visitor,  Russ' Rider Ericsson hot air engine, Roy and Eddie, Frank Stouffer, Norm Jones and Russ and finally two visitors to the display

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DSC06533.jpg (309519 bytes)  DSC06534.jpg (136908 bytes)  DSC06535.jpg (142008 bytes) Starting the Hercules engine. Al Rowe is seen on the left in the first photo.

DSC06522.jpg (185793 bytes)  Very nicely done home built generator trailer for rough site work.

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