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Collection, Preservation and Display of Old Lawn Mowers

Epic Mower Journey On BBC

olcmember Mon, 15/02/2010

What a brilliant journey it must of been. I would love to re - do the journey again.



BBC TV's "Inside Out" programme (shown only in Eastern England) recently featured a story with which many mower enthusiasts are familiar. In 1959 a group of trainees and apprentices of Ransomes drove a lawn mower non-stop from Edinburgh to London. You can see the video of the story, with archive footage from 1959, here: