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Taken some twenty years ago, when on my way home I stumbled upon some ‘goings on’ at Dundonald on the way from Belfast to Newtownards. A small number of beautifull old vintage cars and vintage men were assembled at the commemoration ‘pit stop’ for the Ards TT.
The world famous Ards TT was run between 1928 and 1936, and attracted the bigest names in motor racing at the time. It ended in 1936 after eight spectators were killed at the railway bridge and Strangford arms Hotel after a car left the road.
Taken in b/w on T-Max film with my old trusty Minolta x-300. Developed and printed in my dark room (garden shed) .

All the vintage men going for the Le Man start.. Two didn’t make it over the second paving slab!!

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“Ards TT”

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vintage, bentley, riley, belfast, dundonald, newtownards, frazer nash, ards tt, t max, strangford

Comments

  • ragman
    ragmanalmost 5 years ago

    Has the spirit of the old days ~ well done

  • Thanks oulhan! Spirit yes.. legs no!!lol

    – oulgundog

  • AliceDoodles
    AliceDoodlesover 4 years ago


    Ground transportation vehicles built prior to and including 1949
    Your cohosts Cee and Chris

  • Thank you Chris!

    – oulgundog

  • oulgundog
    oulgundogover 4 years ago

    A big thank you to Flim Photography for featuring this photograph.

  • AliceDoodles
    AliceDoodlesover 4 years ago

    Your co-hosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • Finbarr Reilly
    Finbarr Reillyover 4 years ago

    many thanks from
    Tina & Fino

  • Thank you Finbarr.

    – oulgundog

  • Derwent-01
    Derwent-01about 4 years ago

    Lovely!

  • thank you Derwent!

    – oulgundog

  • oulgundog
    oulgundogabout 3 years ago

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignabout 3 years ago

    Thank you for adding your work to The Best of RedBubble!

  • I thank you!

    – oulgundog

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations!! You have been featured in the Cee’s Fun Vintage Transportation

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  • I do thank yee kindly ma’m!

    – oulgundog

  • Lancsphoto
    Lancsphotoabout 3 years ago

    Great shot. I bet they had extra Tatey Farls with their fry up that day!

  • Heart attack on a plate! Never touch touch them myself .. well not unless they have soda bread an’ Doughertys sausages… god luk at the time … put the pan on there!

    – oulgundog

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