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
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AVES have recieved £1950 from the Big Lottery Fund towards a day of celebration.
A big thank you for their kind donation.
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