1950s

  • Massey Ferguson 3305 backhoe loader

    Massey Ferguson 3305 backhoe loader

    Chris Graham on 3rd September 2021

    Jane Brooks explains the appeal of a much-loved, 1960s Massey Ferguson 3305 backhoe loader that remains in regular use today.

  • ERF 44G tipper

    ERF 44G tipper

    Chris Graham on 12th August 2021

    Malcolm Bates recently found a period black and white print of a rather special ERF 44G tipper in an old file and, well, it got him thinking.

  • The Fordson Major story

    The Fordson Major story

    Chris Graham on 4th August 2021

    Jonathan Whitlam tells the fascinating Fordson Major story in this, the 70th anniversary year of this influential tractor range from Ford.

  • Ford Thames Trader

    Ford Thames Trader

    Chris Graham on 23rd July 2021

    Peter Esposito explains the important role that the Ford Thames Trader played for London Transport from the late 1950s onwards.

  • Classic vehicles galore!

    Classic vehicles galore!

    Chris Graham on 10th June 2021

    We dip into Nina Smith’s postcard collection once again, and offer you a another trip down memory lane, with classic vehicles galore!

  • International B-250 tractor restored

    International B-250 tractor restored

    Chris Graham on 10th May 2021

    Persistence pays off in the restoration of this International B-250 tractor, which was washed-up at the scrapyard, as Jo Roberts explains.

  • 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…

  • Old Glory Archive No. 2 – John Crawley Files

    Old Glory Archive No. 2 – John Crawley Files

    Chris Graham on 19th January 2021

    Old Glory Archive No. 2 – John Crawley Files – Steam Wagons, is the newly-released, second bookazine in the series that delivers a fascinating content for steam enthusiasts everywhere. This one includes a combination of both published and unpublished black…