The three-abreast Gallopers are Bressingham’s centerpiece. It is said to be one of the finest to be seen anywhere. Built by Savages of Kings Lynn in 1897 and owned and operated by the Thurston family of Norfolk until 1934, the Gallopers later operated at Whitley Bay and ended up in Scotland before finding a home at Bressingham in 1967. The engine was originally built by Tidmans of Norwich but has been completely rebuilt at Bressingham. The organ – a Bruder-built, 48 keyless Chiappa – accompanies the Gallopers as they reach up to six revolutions per minute and swing out some 15 degrees.
Recorded on 7 July 2021 with a DJI Pocket 2 camera.