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Blue Peter’s Merlin engine takes to the skies again.

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This is to certify that this Propeller Splinter is a genuine part from Merlin 45 engine, serial No.279813 which powered Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB Serial No.AD 540 ‘Blue Peter’.

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The Landranger map Sheet 77 O.S grid reference for the plaque to David is 603993 and for the crash site 604004.

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They can now be seen at the Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, See newsletter number 23

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Found buried on the back of Cairnsmore of Carsphairn on May 23 1993, 51 years to the day when the plane crashed.

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Search for Blue Peter, Ralph J Davidson.

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Spitfire finally recovered from burial site, search and recovery filmed by BBC, Alan Phin

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Final landing for crashed Spitfire at Dumfries museum

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Mother of one of victims of crash

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Mother of one of the boys killed in crash

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From Photo Album (Photo_523) and referred to in doc CHG_34.

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From Photo Album (Photo_523) and referred to in doc CHG_34.

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From Photo Album (Photo_523) and referred to in doc CHG_34.

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From Photo Album (Photo_523) and referred to in doc CHG_34.

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The Policeman is Mr Proudfoot.

From Photo Album (Photo_523) and referred to in documents CHG_34 and CHG_64.

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From Photo Album (Photo_523) and referred to in doc CHG_34.

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Memorial to 4 men who died in Piper Aztec air crash, 28.9.75

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View Carsphairn from memorial plaque to 4 men killed in Piper Aztec crash 28/9/75

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Taken from The Diana Lawrence Collection

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Robert Cumming Jnr + others

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Back: Noel Poppoff grave Nov 1952, Sunset Memorial Cemetry, Minneapolis, Minn. USA

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Back: Audrey, Michael & Lipiu Poppoff Dec 28 1952, Minneapolis MInn USA at Noel’s grave.

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Father killed in B52 Bomber, 1952.

Back: Michael, Lipiu Poppoff, June 1954, Minneapolis, MInn. in a park. I like this snap-shot of them. They look like little tramps.

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Father killed in B52 Bomber, 1952.

Back: Lipiu, Michale & Audrey Poppoff, June 1954 at Grand Rapids, MInn. The other little fellow with striped shirt on is my other son’s little boy. You will find Michael among the bushes in front!

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The Winter of 2013/14 in Carsphairn; Mary Timney – The Road to the Gallows by Jane Baldwin; A visit to Brochloch; Carsphairn 1745; Obituary Rev John Miller; Titbits from The Galloway News 24 December 1960 Rural Round: Carsphairn

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From the chairman – Carsphairn Coming Home Exhibition; Carsphairn Golf Club; The Myth of Tarmacadam; Plane Crash; Supply of Coal and Meal to Poor; My Flight to South Africa by Sally Gilroy; Cold Comfort by Sue Wiseman.

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Kail, Cakes and Cures – Our Kitchen Heritage, the 2008 exhibition; Stroanfreggan Bowling Club – The Beginnings; Tales for the Barber’s Chair; Quentin McAdam of Craigengillan d. 1805 (letters); That Round The World Flying Trip in 1922, The Last Word;

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The Killing Times in the Glenkens; Have you ever seen a Carsphairn Red?; Round the World Flight Attempt in 1922, Part III; Notice: Guide to the Sites of the Covenanters; Carved sandstone slab found in Carsphairn; Answers to questions set by a…

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Chairman’s Report on 2005 AGM in November; Carsphairn Parish Church Sunday School 1895; Round the World Flight Attempt in 1922 – Part 2; World War II at the AGM last November.

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The Carsphairn Heritage Map; The Galloway Words Competition continued; Christmas Shopping; Round the World Flight Attempt in 1922; Notices: World War II at the AGM AGM; N(ice) try by Dalmellington curlers; Bells Bridge by Joe Dunthorne.

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Hints for the Home; Notice: Stewards Lunch; So the Americans have never forgotten the Scots village; Notice: The Annual Walk; Book Review - “Exploring Galloway” by Mike Ansell; Loch Doon excerpt: The River Doon by Wilson MacArthur; Notice: AGM.

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Notice: Annual Walk; From the Heritage Group Chairman; These Boots Were Made For Walking - Annual Walk; Appeal: Rescue Part date; The Woodhead Lead Mine; A Nineteenth Century Character Reference; Polmaddy Settlement from Forestry Enterprise, Castle…

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Editorial; The Lass O’ The Garryhorn; Carsphairn and the Glenkens Society Part 2; Notices: Spitfire Search, Open Meetings, Second Summer Exhibition, Carsphairn during the Second World War, Office Bearers, Subscriptions, Further Diary Dates.

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Notice: The Heritage Centre, Sponsored Walk August 29th, Gifts, Diary Dates; Kars Castle; Recollections and Reflections of a Grandmother; Ancestral Research; The First Statistical Account of Scotland Published in 1799; Spitfire Crash; Book Review by…

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1891 Census. Occupations in Carsphairn Parish; The First (or Old) Statistical Account; July 7th 1951: B52 American Air Crash; Muidrochwood; Notices: Gifts, Heritage Centre, Heritage Group Events, Resignations, Apology; Obituary Mrs Catherine…

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Editorial Comment; Notices: Appointments, Heritage Trails, Membership renewals, Accounts, 350th Anniversary; Local Tales and Legends; Gifts; Loch Doon; Scottish Museum Council Interest; Carsphairn Parish (extract from Rambles in Galloway by M Harper…

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“Blue Peter” wing flap, from aircrash site

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Small piece of engine (unidentified), Spitfire

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"PRESENTED TO THE CARSPHAIRN HERITAGE CENTRE, ROTOL PROPELLER BLADE SPLINTER, FROM SPITFIRE AD540, BLUE PETER 1993"

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Wing spar, port side, Spitfire, mounted
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