John Woracker's photos


  • Mid Week Wednesday Crossroads

    Switch out at the National Tram museum Chrich in Derby.

  • Take the Last train to Newport – Left luggage

    Merstone railway Junction provided links to St Lawrence route and also to Sandown originating from Newport (Cowes or Freshwater) Isle of Wight Railways. The station site is now maintained by a conservation group.

  • Canola Dreaming

    Rapeseed oil was produced in the 19th century as a source of a lubricant for steam engines. It was less useful as food for animals or humans because it has a bitter taste due to high levels of glucosinolates. Varieties have now been bred to reduce the con…


  • Stone Love

    Slightly worn coast defences at Bembridge beach Isle of Wight. On the basis that it is a barrier it must be a fence.

  • May the fourth be you

    Storm troppers, OB1 anything is possible at the Isle of Wight Garlic Festival held in the summer near Newchurch. Great family day out and held over two days. Always plently of room in the maquees when yuou just happen to get caught in one of those summer…

  • Fence In Blue

    Rough sawn fence in blue, east coast Bembridge Isle of Wight


  • JCB / STIHL on a Sunny afternoon

    Fordson N (1941) with Ransomes plough, ploughman Leigh Bradley. Memorial Ploughing Match at New Wolverton Farm, near Shorwell on the Isle of Wight, Heavy Horses, tons of tractors new, old and vintage. The annual event is run to support a number of chariti…

  • Massey Harris &44PD (1950) with Massey Harris plough, ploughman Allan King

    Massey Harris &44PD (1950) with Massey Harris plough, ploughman Allan King. Memorial Ploughing Match at New Wolverton Farm, near Shorwell on the Isle of Wight, Heavy Horses, tons of tractors new, old and vintage. The annual event is run to support a numbe…

  • On the return

    Massey Harris 744PD 1950, ploughman Allen King. Memorial Ploughing Match at New Wolverton Farm, near Shorwell on the Isle of Wight, Heavy Horses, tons of tractors new, old and vintage. The annual event is run to support a number of charities on the Isle o…


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    Fordson Major (1955) Ransomes Robin, ploughman James Cook. Memorial Ploughing Match at New Wolverton Farm, near Shorwell on the Isle of Wight, Heavy Horses, tons of tractors new, old and vintage. The annual event is run to support a number of charities on…

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    Memorial Ploughing Match at New Wolverton Farm, near Shorwell on the Isle of Wight, Heavy Horses, tons of tractors new, old and vintage. The annual event is run to support a number of charities on the Isle of Wight with the main beneficiary being the Earl…

  • Shires Herbie & Silver

    Shires Herbie & Silver Charlotte Webb / David Curtis. Memorial Ploughing Match at New Wolverton Farm, near Shorwell on the Isle of Wight, Heavy Horses, tons of tractors new, old and vintage. The annual event is run to support a number of charities on the…


  • Chillin' on the Bench

    A couple enjoying the sun during the Easter weekend on Sandown western esplanade on the Isle of Wight. HBM

  • The Isle of Wight Grand National and Ashey Scurry, 2015

    Sponsors fund various jumps around one of the three courses; here a few of the jump names and there sponsors. Highdown Hedge; The Highdown Inn - Susan White Elmsworth Ejector; GH & EM Ablitt Sophie’s Skyline; Jamie and Susie Sheldon Francesca's Frolic; An…

  • The Willing Model

    After enjoying a short walk this group came back to Blackgang viewpoint car park drove to the middle of it all got out and lifted the lady onto the bonnet ready for a quick cameraphone shoot as you do, sadly I had put all the camera’s away so missed that…


  • Suicide Is Painless

    LR-1530 - Taken at the The 1940s Experience held at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. The title Suicide Is Painless being the theme tune to M*A*S*H watched by 18.2 million during its eleven year run from 1972, as one of the most popular tv series of the…

  • Bailing and Flailing - B&W

    LR-1484-2 - Yesterday round bales of straw/hay the modern way, today a step back in time to the 1940s and steam driven bailing and Threshing (flailing was threshing crops by hand until Andrew Meikle invented the mechanical thresher). Taken at the The 194…

  • In the shade

    LR-8175 - Been a bit busy over the last few days, so one from the harddrive. Red Squirrel Alverstone Mead Local Nature Reserve


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