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Deeside Steam Rally 2014

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Deeside Steam Rally 16-17th August 2014.

Deeside Steam Rally 2014 takes place over the weekend at Milton Field, Crathes on Saturday 16th August & Sunday 17th August.

Steam driven vehicles take over Crathes; and invade Banchory town centre; during the annual Deeside Steam Vintage Rally.

Additional to steam vehicle events, there also main featured public display events and demonstrations.

Working coal fired miniature steam engines form a surreal spectacle in front of the full size traction engines.

Deeside Steam Rally features steam engines, steam vehicles, vintage tractors, miniatures, vintage agricultural machinery, plus vintage cars and vintage motorcycles.

In 2013 several vintage Aberdeenshire council vehicles were on display including a vintage snowplough.  A British World War II  field gun; and vintage machinegun carrying jeeps; added a military element to the event.

dsider.co.uk online magazine, photo courses (Bill Bagshaw & Martin Williams/Bill Bagshaw, dsider.co.uk)