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  • Classic postcard parade

    Classic postcard parade

    Chris Graham on 23rd March 2021

    Nina Smith delves into her collection again to present another classic postcard parade that reminds us of wonderful holidays past.

  • Historic 1923 Scammell S12

    Historic 1923 Scammell S12

    Chris Graham on 22nd March 2021

    We report on the life and times of an historic 1923 Scammell S12, and its recent, shake-down tests following a solid-tyre wheel conversion.

  • Classic flatbed lorry feast!

    Classic flatbed lorry feast!

    Chris Graham on 19th March 2021

    This classic flatbed lorry bookazine is brand new from Kelsey Publishing, and is a must for all commercial vehicle enthusiasts.

  • Post-war fire engines

    Post-war fire engines

    Chris Graham on 17th March 2021

    Ron Henderson spotlights the most notable post-war fire appliances that were built on the successful Leyland chassis.

  • Historic gallopers ride on!

    Historic gallopers ride on!

    Chris Graham on 16th March 2021

    David Reed reveals the fascinating story behind the Howard Brothers' 1886 historic gallopers ride that’s still going strong today.

  • Historic lorry photo archive

    Historic lorry photo archive

    Chris Graham on 13th March 2021

    Schoolboy Malcolm Ladd was a lorry enthusiast in the 1950s, when he began building a lorry photo archive. Here are some of his favourites.

  • Austin Minor 6cwt pick-up

    Austin Minor 6cwt pick-up

    Chris Graham on 7th March 2021

    Mike Neale meets classic car enthusiast John Halford, to find out more about his beautifully-restored Austin Minor 6cwt pick-up.

  • Classic & Vintage Commercial Show is on!

    Classic & Vintage Commercial Show is on!

    Chris Graham on 5th March 2021

    The British Motor Museum is still planning to go ahead with a programme of events in 2021, including the Classic & Vintage Commercial Show.

  • Evolution of car transporters

    Evolution of car transporters

    Chris Graham on 2nd March 2021

    Bob Tuck explains the interesting evolution of car transporters from the 1960s; the ear in which car sales began to boom. Photographs: Ken Glendinning collection A rather young Ken Glendinning has a smiling face because he was allowed to drive…

  • Bellshill Bingo bus business

    Bellshill Bingo bus business

    Chris Graham on 28th February 2021

    Douglas MacDonald recounts the unusual story of the Bellshill Bingo bus business that operated in Scotland. By Jingo… it’s a Bingo Bus! This was the first Bingorama vehicle I ever spotted. The 1955 Bristol LD, GM 7641, had been Central…

  • 1960s AEC Mandators

    1960s AEC Mandators

    Chris Graham on 26th February 2021

    Bob Weir recently discovered two 1960s AEC Mandators living near Edinburgh, and explains a little of the story of AEC’s ill-fated V8. Brian McBride and his V8 Mandator; he’s been driving lorries for most of his life. The twin-axle, 1960s…

  • Classic vans on test

    Classic vans on test

    Chris Graham on 24th February 2021

    Mike Forbes has selected some fascinating, archive photographs from the Chris Hodge ‘Stilltime’ Collection, showing classic vans on test. Ford replaced its out-dated E83W 10 cwt van in 1957 with the 400E. There were a number of derivatives, including the…

  • 1956 Austin A35 Pick-up

    1956 Austin A35 Pick-up

    Chris Graham on 23rd February 2021

    Even the owner of this beautifully-restored 1956 Austin A35 pick-up can’t help but wonder why the model was ever built. Nick Larkin tells the story. Photography: Matt Richardson Harry Douglas’ beautifully-restored 1956 Austin A35 Pick-up in full flight. If ever…

  • Classic commercial vehicles

    Classic commercial vehicles

    Chris Graham on 19th February 2021

    David Reed reports on last summer’s very successful Derbyshire Road Run, organised for classic commercial vehicles. Classic commercial vehicles: Entrants at the start of the Derbyshire Road Run, in Buxton. The 2020 Derbyshire Road Run for classic commercial vehicles attracted…

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