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Annual Rally Countdown #2

For the past few years we have promoted a theme at the Annual Rally to highlight a particular make or style of machine. This year we have chosen Lawn Edgers and Electric Mowers. 

 

From past experience we know that members attending the event will do their best to bring out the unusual and exotic to show alongside the regular exhibits. To get everyone in the mood, here's an example of each. The machine on the left is a Ransomes electric mower from the 1920s and the machine on the right is a Ransomes lawn edger from the same period.

Ransomes on BBC's Great British Railway Journeys

Ransomes was recently featured on an episode of Great British Railway Journeys when Michael Portillo visited the company's factory in Ipswich.

The original programme (Series 5, Episode 17, Ipswich to Chelmsford) was broadcast on BBC2 on Tuesday 28 January. The full programme is available on iPlayer until Friday 7 February.

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