Articles

  • The smallest Red Giant!

    The smallest Red Giant!

    Chris Graham on 16th November 2021

    The now rare Massey Ferguson 130 was the smallest Red Giant, but Norman Mitchinson owns a fine example, as Bob Weir discovers.

  • Teagle hedge trimmer engine

    Teagle hedge trimmer engine

    Chris Graham on 15th November 2021

    Steve Stuart reports on a recent lockdown project; the restoration of a long-neglected Teagle hedge trimmer engine. 

  • Weald of Kent Ploughing Match

    Weald of Kent Ploughing Match

    Chris Graham on 14th November 2021

    Discover what happened at this year's successful and sunny Weald of Kent Ploughing Match, organised by the WKPMA in Pluckley, near Ashford.

  • The 2021 Ayrshire Road Run

    The 2021 Ayrshire Road Run

    Chris Graham on 13th November 2021

    David Reed reports on the runners and riders taking part in the 2021, 200-mile, two-day Ayrshire Road Run.

  • 1917 Burrell 5hp SCC Devonshire engine

    1917 Burrell 5hp SCC Devonshire engine

    Chris Graham on 12th November 2021

    We report from September's Longstock Rally in Hampshire, at which a wonderful, 1917 Burrell 5hp SCC Devonshire engine was one of the stars.

  • The Royal Navy’s Black Swans

    The Royal Navy’s Black Swans

    Chris Graham on 11th November 2021

    Conrad Waters charts the success of the Royal Navy’s Black Swan class specialised convoy-defence vessels during World War II.

  • The Atco lawn mower story

    The Atco lawn mower story

    Chris Graham on 10th November 2021

    It's the centenary for Chas H Pugh’s Ltd famous Atco lawn mower brand. Andrew Hall takes a fascinating look at the origins of the company.

  • A splendidly varied collection!

    A splendidly varied collection!

    Chris Graham on 9th November 2021

    David Reed meets Yorkshire-based Michael Addis, and his splendidly varied collection of Ferguson and Massey Ferguson tractors.

  • Roger Austin vehicle collection sale

    Roger Austin vehicle collection sale

    Chris Graham on 8th November 2021

    Here's a brief preview of what promises to be a fascinating auction later this month; part one of the Roger Austin vehicle collection sale. 

  • Fordson ET7 petrol tanker restored

    Fordson ET7 petrol tanker restored

    Chris Graham on 7th November 2021

    Peter Simpson takes a trip to Essex to meet Paul Le Strange and his superb, newly-restored Fordson ET7 petrol tanker.

  • Long-awaited stationary engine show

    Long-awaited stationary engine show

    Chris Graham on 6th November 2021

    Alan and Lynne Cullen report from a long-awaited and well-attended stationary engine show that took place back in the summer, in leafy Surrey.  

  • Rare 1959 AEC Regent

    Rare 1959 AEC Regent

    Chris Graham on 5th November 2021

    We meet Darryll Peters and his rare 1959 AEC Regent that was converted from double-decker bus into a breakdown wagon and mobile workshop.

  • 1943 HMS Medusa on manoeuvres

    1943 HMS Medusa on manoeuvres

    Chris Graham on 4th November 2021

    Due to Covid-related disruption during the summer, 1943 HMS Medusa exercised with the Royal Navy Coastal Forces squadron.

  • International Autojumble at Beaulieu

    International Autojumble at Beaulieu

    Chris Graham on 3rd November 2021

    Charlie Waters, editor of Heritage Commercials magazine, enjoys a trip to the International Autojumble at Beaulieu.