Articles

  • Open Day & Steam Gathering report

    Open Day & Steam Gathering report

    Chris Graham on 28th August 2021

    James Hamilton reports from very enjoyable Open Day & Steam Gathering, which took place at the Bursledon Brickworks Museum in late June.

  • SS Sir Walter Scott steam ship appeal

    SS Sir Walter Scott steam ship appeal

    Chris Graham on 27th August 2021

    We report on the urgent appeal that's been launched to keep the 121-year-old steam ship, SS Sir Walter Scott, operating on Loch Katrine. 

  • Ferguson-Brown record-breaker!

    Ferguson-Brown record-breaker!

    Chris Graham on 26th August 2021

    Peter Love reports on an HJ Pugh & Co auction that saw plenty of interesting tractors sold and a Ferguson-Brown record-breaker.

  • Classic UK postcard collection

    Classic UK postcard collection

    Chris Graham on 25th August 2021

    Keith Cruttenden presents another fascinating selection of classic UK postcards featuring a nostalgic range of vehicles.

  • The Great Central Railway

    The Great Central Railway

    Chris Graham on 24th August 2021

    We’re delighted to hear that, following the pandemic, it’s business as usual at The Great Central Railway.

  • Great eight-leggers!

    Great eight-leggers!

    Chris Graham on 23rd August 2021

    Ed Burrows spotlights more great eight-leggers, including the Guy 8x8, the Scammell and Foden 8x6s, plus a variety of US tractors and trucks.

  • Tractor sales are booming!

    Tractor sales are booming!

    Chris Graham on 22nd August 2021

    The encouraging news from agricultural equipment auction specialist Cheffins, is that UK tractor sales are booming.

  • Classic International tractors

    Classic International tractors

    Chris Graham on 21st August 2021

    Willie Carson enjoys a visit to see a man with a real passion for engineering and classic International tractors.

  • 1980s Scania R cab

    1980s Scania R cab

    Chris Graham on 20th August 2021

    When the Scania R cab was launched in 1980, it was a game-changer. Today it’s one of the most sought-after show trucks, as Pip Dunn explains.

  • The first all-weather fire engines

    The first all-weather fire engines

    Chris Graham on 19th August 2021

    Ron Henderson discusses the belated introduction of the first, all-weather fire engines that protected crews from the weather and accidents.

  • River Medway shipping remembered

    River Medway shipping remembered

    Chris Graham on 18th August 2021

    Geoff Lunn, who has lived near the River Medway for most of his life, recalls times when the waterway was full of interesting shipping.

  • Ransomes & Rapier 45-ton steam crane

    Ransomes & Rapier 45-ton steam crane

    Chris Graham on 17th August 2021

    Visitors at Mid-Hants Railway's Vintage Vehicle Weekend enjoyed a bonus as a Ransomes & Rapier 45-ton steam crane was put to work.

  • A very special Fordson Major

    A very special Fordson Major

    Chris Graham on 16th August 2021

    William Carson samples a very special Fordson Major that’s one of the best-sounding tractors that Ford never built!

  • Severn Valley Railway project news

    Severn Valley Railway project news

    Chris Graham on 14th August 2021

    The Severn Valley Railway is celebrating the successful completion of the latest stage of its Harrier Hydroshunter project.