Nostalgia

  • Out and about

    Out and about

    Chris Graham on 30th September 2021

    Chris Graham has been out and about with his camera at various tractor events that went ahead this summer. Here's a flavour of what he saw.

  • Museum of Mid-Devon Life

    Museum of Mid-Devon Life

    Chris Graham on 29th September 2021

    Joseph Lewis visits the Museum of Mid-Devon Life in Tiverton, and discovers images of two interesting local companies and their equipment.

  • Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway

    Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway

    Chris Graham on 27th September 2021

    David Vaughan visits the Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Adventure Park to discover how one man started his own dream railway.

  • Newark Vintage Tractor & Heritage Show

    Newark Vintage Tractor & Heritage Show

    Chris Graham on 25th September 2021

    The great news for tractor enthusiasts everywhere is that the fantastic Newark Vintage Tractor & Heritage Show is back this year!

  • British National Ploughing Championships

    British National Ploughing Championships

    Chris Graham on 24th September 2021

    The countdown has started for this year’s British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival, to be held on October 9th-10th.

  • The business of bus recovery

    The business of bus recovery

    Chris Graham on 23rd September 2021

    Mike and Julie Blenkinsop take a nostalgic look at the business of bus recovery and the inventive ways operators have tackled it.

  • Miniature Steam Weekend

    Miniature Steam Weekend

    Chris Graham on 22nd September 2021

    The Statfold Barn Railway held a very successful Miniature Steam Weekend this summer, and David Reed was there to enjoy it.

  • Wisbech Road Run

    Wisbech Road Run

    Chris Graham on 21st September 2021

    With the classic vehicle event scene struggling back to life following the pandemic, it was good to see the Wisbech Road Run back again.

  • An unusual find in France

    An unusual find in France

    Chris Graham on 20th September 2021

    Railway enthusiast Martin Clarke discovers an unusual find in France, while on holiday in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, near Lake Annecy

  • Ex-army Foden recovery vehicle

    Ex-army Foden recovery vehicle

    Chris Graham on 19th September 2021

    Bob Weir meets a commercial vehicle enthusiast with a particular interest in ex-army Foden recovery vehicles, winches and cranes.

  • Wessex Historic Military Vehicles

    Wessex Historic Military Vehicles

    Chris Graham on 18th September 2021

    Wessex Historic Military Vehicles held its annual gathering at Haselbury Mill, Crewkerne, in Somerset on June 27th, as Joseph Lewis reports.

  • Cheffins mid-term sale

    Cheffins mid-term sale

    Chris Graham on 17th September 2021

    We report from a very successful Cheffins mid-term sale at which a number of impressive new records were set for interesting machinery.

  • Bressingham Steam & Gardens

    Bressingham Steam & Gardens

    Chris Graham on 16th September 2021

    We report from a most enjoyable weekend celebrating Alan Bloom's achievements at Bressingham Steam & Gardens at Diss, in Norfolk.

  • 1962 Fordson Dexta tractor

    1962 Fordson Dexta tractor

    Chris Graham on 14th September 2021

    Willie Carson tells the tale of a much-loved, 1962 Fordson Dexta tractor which is enjoying a relaxed life on the family farm in Northern Ireland.