12th AMOS Rally at Wagga Wagga, Australia 28th to 30th
We played in the Rose Garden, part of the Willans Hill
Botanic Gardens which includes Australian and exotic plantings and a
Friday night barbeque at the Golf View Motel.
Catching up with old friends.
The “first-timers” were served first.
Making ourselves comfortable in the Motel’s bbq area.
Joost van Delft entertained on the button accordion.
Dutch and German members sang songs from their childhood.
Linda Mehrtens played her own-made celtic harp solo and with Joost.
Night falls on the opening event of the rally.
Inside the trailer - Des Lang and the number 6 Findlay.
Clarrie Findlay’s latest creation, 35kl with extensive percussion.
l to r: Ella Deane, Tom Waterland (NZ), Derek Deane, Dave Kerr.
Smith Senior with animated figures, Ella with Buskers and Tom Waterland.
Ella’s Smith Buskers made by Derek, painting by their daughter Kerry.
Frans (Frank) Wever and his Stuber ‘Flying Dutchman’.
John Ham’s organ “travel posters” on the Tangley calliope trailer.
Hans Hahnemann grinds out merry tunes.
Richard Harrison keeps an eye on his Tangley calliope.
Ikki Allen with his Derek Deane inlaid masterpiece.
Ikki with his grandson’s hand-made music chest.
Rear of ‘Little Troubador’ an Elbert Pleur with some amendments.
Jan Ham cranking the Pleur while George King listens.
Derek’s ‘Tyrolian’ with accordion and decoration by Kerry.
The workings of the ‘Tyrolian’.
Roll puncher developed by Rueben Greiger from Bob Essex’s design.
The roll puncher in all its glory.
John Ham (President) addresses the AGM at the Aussie Rules Club.
Views of the extensive model railway within the Gardens.
Robey traction engine plinthed at the Botanical Gardens.
Part of the Willans Hill Botanical Gardens.
Wagga Native Nursery display.
More native plants for sale.
Exotic Irises - 2
Australian native plants.
Part of the Australian native garden - 1.
Part of the Australian native garden - 2.
Views of the Rose Garden.
Rose Garden with garden festival in the background.
Lavenders. Photos by Elaine de Saxe with Kodak DC3800, edited GraphicConverter.