A Star is Born

The inaugural Thorney and Crowland 1940s Weekend featuring Buffalo 47 was held in June

There was a good line up of Jeeps on display

Buffalo 47 proved the star attraction at the inaugural Thorney and Crowland 1940s weekend held in late June. The event, which gave members of the public an opportunity to view the rare World War Two amphibious vehicle up close, was held on a working farm outside the village of Thorney in Lincolnshire.

Crowland Buffalo LVT Association (CBLA) chairman, Daniel Abbott, said they were pleased with the turnout. “The feedback we have received so far has been very good,” he said. “We had a few thousand people come through the gates over the two days and the organising committee wants to run it again next year so we’re currently in talks with the venue to see if we can do it again.”

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