Tank Centenary

1916 saw the introduction of the tank see http://tank100.com/ and from our archives here are some shots by Ben Lentall, Bulletin Editor, of when one joined in the Driving Tests at Midland Alvis Day 1987 at the Alvis Works on Holyhead Road ….

Where am I supposed to go?
Where am I supposed to go?
Thataway.....
Thataway…..
Stop!
Stop!
Also at the Works...
Also at the Works…
10875 Speed 20 SB WP 608 dashboard
10875 Speed 20 SB WP 608 dashboard
10875 Speed 20 SB WP 608 MAD 1987
10875 Speed 20 SB WP 608 MAD 1987
11346 Speed 20 SB at MAD 1987 with Alan Bond - Ernest Shenton giving directions
11346 Speed 20 SB at MAD 1987 with Alan Bond – Ernest Shenton giving directions
12769 Speed 20 SC BWB 950 MAD 1987
12769 Speed 20 SC BWB 950 MAD 1987

The 1987 Bulletins also included the first Model Registers of the Speed 20 SB, SC and SD models.


jacquemijne-in-de-alvis-5-aug-19908186248

Now this little girl in Holland at the wheel of grandad’s TE21 got married in August….

Congratulations to Theo and Jacquemijne
Congratulations to Theo and Jacquemijne
Sandra & Coen van der Weiden on their way to pick up the Newlyweds
Sandra & Coen van der Weiden on their way to pick up the Newlyweds

If you appreciate good photography Rob Rowe has penned an article in the October 2016 Bulletin 561 which is reproduced on the Photo Competition page. More entries are welcome sent to john@johnalvis.plus.com

Here is one I took last month on the south bank of the Humber. I hadn’t spotted the birds until I zoomed in afterwards.

Grey Lady completed 1954 at the Humber Bridge completed 1981. Taken from the terrace of the Hope and Anchor Inn, on the delightful Sluice Road, South Ferriby. Swamped by the 2013 tidal surge and since restored. Camera Fuji FinePix 9800 ISO 100 f 5 1/500sec (auto)
Grey Lady completed 1954 at the Humber Bridge completed 1981. Taken from the terrace of the Hope and Anchor Inn, on the delightful Sluice Road, South Ferriby. Swamped by the 2013 tidal surge and since restored. Camera Fuji FinePix 9800 ISO 100 f 5 1/500sec (auto)

 

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