The 35th AGM of the Road Roller Association was held on Saturday 7th March 2009 at 14:00 in the Sir Daniel Gooch Theatre of STEAM (Museum of the Great Western Railway), Kemble Drive, Swindon, SN2 2TA. During the morning of the AGM members toured STEAM (Museum of the Great Western Railway), and viewed 2 Steam Rollers brought along by Nigel keene and Charlie Collier. On the Sunday Members visited the Goddard collection (Road Steam), and Hatch Engineering Services (Hatch Engineering Services).
All Photographs Copyright Alan Holmes 2009.
The prize exhibit in STEAM, GWR Castle Class 4-6-0 No. 4073 Caerphilly Castle.
The underneath of GWR Castle Class 4-6-0 No. 4073 Caerphilly Castle.
Aveling & Porter RR No. 5590, owned and drived by Nigel Keene, outside STEAM.
Aveling & Porter RR No. 10981, owned and driven by Charlie Collier, outside STEAM.
The members during the 2009 AGM.
The top table during the 2009 AGM.
Chairman Michael Goakes presents the RRA Trophy to Nigel Keene for the resoration of A&P RR No. 5590.
Chairman Michael Goakes presents the RRA Driving Trophy to Michael Fuller, for roading his A&P RR from Chatham Dockyard to Kemble Rally during July/August 2008.
Aveling & Porter Tandem RR No. 12023 Murphy, part of the Goddard Steam Collection, on Sunday 8th March 2009.
Aveling-Barford MRR GA 834 on display at the Goddard Steam Collection on Sunday 8th March 2009.
One of the highlights, for many, during the recent AGM Weekend was the appearance of Mann RR 1145, "Miss Mann" in steam, seen above along with owner Chris Wood.
Mann RR No. 1145 Miss Mann, owned and driven by Chris Wood, at the Goddard Steam Collection on Sunday 8th March 2009.