Rushden Cavalcade is always held on the first bank holiday weekend of May, and this year they were exceptionallly lucky with the weather. It was also held on a new site, which was thankfully mud-free.

5HP Petter Appletop

5HP Petter Appletop

 5HP Petter Appletop

 2½HP 1926 Bamford Tulip Top

 Stuart Turner marine engine

Empire 

 Waterloo Boy

 Stover

 1½HP Busy Boy

 1890 Drake-Goreham double acting pump

 Cake breaker

Ruston Hornsby ZPR 

 1926 3HP Gardner 1AV

1926 3HP Gardner 1AV 

1¼HP Hartop AV1

Lineshaft-driven blacksmith display 

Lineshafting driven by two Listers

Lister 

 Bamford corn mill

 1890 Drake-Goreham double acting pump

 Belgian Melotte cream separator



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