Plant & Machinery

  • Amberley back on track

    Amberley back on track

    Chris Graham on 3rd August 2021

    We're delighted to report that things are getting back on track at the excellent Amberley Museum near Arundel, in West Sussex.

  • Exotic eight-leggers!

    Exotic eight-leggers!

    Chris Graham on 2nd August 2021

    Bob Tuck looks at some of the most exotic eight-leggers you’re ever likely to see, spot-lighting some incredible loadbed vehicles.

  • Cheffins’ Bill Wood sale

    Cheffins’ Bill Wood sale

    Chris Graham on 18th July 2021

    Here's a brief report on some of the most interesting tractors and items of equipment that sold at Cheffins' Bill Wood sale.

  • Aveling Barford GRT road roller

    Aveling Barford GRT road roller

    Chris Graham on 17th July 2021

    Martyn Williams provides a progress report on the on-going restoration of his Aveling Barford GRT road roller.

  • Ruston & Hornsby PT engine rebuild

    Ruston & Hornsby PT engine rebuild

    Chris Graham on 12th July 2021

    David Hughes reports on the successful restoration of his Ruston & Hornsby PT stationary engine; a real labour of love!

  • Cheffins Vintage Collective sale

    Cheffins Vintage Collective sale

    Chris Graham on 4th July 2021

    We report from the spectacular Cheffins Vintage Collective sale, noting some of the many highlights that sold on the day.

  • Air-cooled Amanco engines

    Air-cooled Amanco engines

    Chris Graham on 2nd July 2021

    D Curryer spotlights his three air-cooled Amanco engines, and wonders about the marque’s popularity in Scotland.

  • Iconic Post Office vehicles

    Iconic Post Office vehicles

    Chris Graham on 1st July 2021

    Mike and Julie Blenkinsop take a look at two iconic Post Office vehicles, including one that proved to be extremely useful in the snow!

  • Silver fire engines

    Silver fire engines

    Chris Graham on 27th June 2021

    Ron Henderson discusses how fire service appliances haven’t always been finished in red paint, with a special look at silver fire engines.

  • Impending fuel changes

    Impending fuel changes

    Chris Graham on 24th June 2021

    All owners of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles need to be aware of the impending fuel changes due to be introduced this autumn.

  • Amazing petrol pump museum!

    Amazing petrol pump museum!

    Chris Graham on 18th June 2021

    Marco Mocchetti reports on an amazing petrol pump museum in Italy, which is the largest of its sort in the world.

  • Working weekend for classic crawlers

    Working weekend for classic crawlers

    Chris Graham on 14th June 2021

    Stephen ‘Waspy’ Robson’s working weekend was one of the few events that took place in 2020, and Anne Bates was there to bring us this report.

  • 1982 Dodge damage control vehicle

    1982 Dodge damage control vehicle

    Chris Graham on 2nd June 2021

    Bob Weir encounters an interesting and unusual Dodge damage control vehicle from the nuclear power industry.