Plant & Machinery

  • Amazing Browning steam shovels!

    Amazing Browning steam shovels!

    Chris Graham on 30th December 2021

    Keith Haddock explains the fascinating history of Browning steam shovels that were developed in Ohio during the early 20th century.

  • New Idea Vari-Speed engine

    New Idea Vari-Speed engine

    Chris Graham on 21st December 2021

    Mark Tewkesbury throws a light on the rare, New Idea 'Vari-Speed' engine that he spotted recently at an event in Sussex.

  • Road to Rails rally

    Road to Rails rally

    Chris Graham on 15th December 2021

    Paul Ritchie reports from the well-attended Road to Rails rally which took place at the Swanage Railway, in Dorset.

  • Shuttleworth Collection Vintage Weekend

    Shuttleworth Collection Vintage Weekend

    Chris Graham on 13th December 2021

    Simon Colbeck reports from the fantastic Shuttleworth Collection Vintage Weekend, held at Old Warden Aerodrome in Bedfordshire.

  • The classic dropside trailer

    The classic dropside trailer

    Chris Graham on 10th December 2021

    The glory days of the classic dropside trailer may be gone, but thousands are still in use. Here are some of the popular, UK-built models.

  • Apedale Steam Gala

    Apedale Steam Gala

    Chris Graham on 9th December 2021

    Barry Job reports on the recent Apedale Steam Gala and the fascinating range of machines and steam engines to be seen there.

  • Post-war RAF fire appliances

    Post-war RAF fire appliances

    Chris Graham on 7th December 2021

    Mike and Julie Blenkinsop investigate the range of large and fascinating post-war RAF fire appliances, some of which still survive.

  • Cheffins sale dominated by Ford tractors

    Cheffins sale dominated by Ford tractors

    Chris Graham on 4th December 2021

    Peter Love reports from a recent Cheffins sale dominated by Ford tractors, held at the company's Sutton premises in Cambridgeshire.

  • 1980s Ford TW-20 still working!

    1980s Ford TW-20 still working!

    Chris Graham on 2nd December 2021

    Morgan O’ Flaherty reports on a classic, 1980s Ford TW-20 that's still at work cutting turf in County Kerry, Republic of Ireland.

  • Historic excavators back at work

    Historic excavators back at work

    Chris Graham on 1st December 2021

    David Vaughan reports on the historic excavators back at work at the Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum near Keswick, in Cumbria.

  • Fantastic Class Z Oil Engine!

    Fantastic Class Z Oil Engine!

    Chris Graham on 29th November 2021

    Tim Keenan takes a look at the Ruston, Proctor Class Z Oil Engine, its design and interesting details concerning production and sales. 

  • Road-rolling at Ragley Hall

    Road-rolling at Ragley Hall

    Chris Graham on 25th November 2021

    We report on some unique road-rolling at Ragley Hall, which saw a steam roller back working for its living after 50 years of ownership.

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