1889 Aveling & Porter R10 Road Roller
(named after LLandwyn Island, Ynys Mon)
Roller Report No 1 12th November 2012
Lloyd Pritchard writes...
The flywheel has been taken off to be sent away to be machined, the hole is to be bored out and fitted with a bush as the hole in the flywheel has worn. All the motion has been taken off i.e. crank shaft and all the differential gears. The fire box is beng painted.
See photographs below.... More added 25th April 2013
17TH MAY 2013
A BIG THANK YOU TO PHOENIX METALS FOR KINDLY TRANSPORTING THE ROLLER TO ANGLESEY FESTIVAL OF TRANSPORT FREE OF CHARGE.
The members of the Anglesey Vintage Equipment Society would like to express their grateful appreciation to First Hydro for their kind donation of £1000 to help fund the restoration of our Road Roller this winter.
And with special thanks to Eric Lloyd Commercials for also
sponsoring the restoration project.
AND NOT FORGETTING THE ROYAL APPROVAL.........
Charity No: 1159003
Company No: 92553156
Visit our Membership page for more information about joining AVES.
Or interested in our main annual event Anglesey Vintage Rally visit our Vintage Rally page.
Our new Chairman is Alan Wilkes.
Alan has prior experience as a Chairperson on a much larger scale, has the interest of members at heart and wishes to boost membership of the society, involve members more in social events and regular working days at the home of AVES Dolwen, Star!
Alan is friendly and approachable so why not come along and possibly just have a cup of tea and a chat?
We also welcome our other new officials Ann Wilkes (Assistant Treasurer), Lloyd Pritchard (Secretary), Arfon Owen (Trustee/Diretor), Elwyn Griffiths (Trustee/Director).
Best of luck to you all!
Social evenings first Wednesday of every month Dolwen, Star.