AEC

  • 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.

  • Great eight-leggers!

    Great eight-leggers!

    Chris Graham on 23rd August 2021

    Ed Burrows spotlights more great eight-leggers, including the Guy 8x8, the Scammell and Foden 8x6s, plus a variety of US tractors and trucks.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 1962 ERF KV tipper

    1962 ERF KV tipper

    Chris Graham on 14th May 2021

    Derek Horton ran ERFs for years in his business, then restored a 1962 ERF KV tipper. David Reed tells the story.

  • Classic vehicle models

    Classic vehicle models

    Chris Graham on 14th January 2021

    Graham Dungworth shares some winter-themed photographs of his amazing dioramas, featuring classic vehicle models from yesteryear. Classic vehicle models: On a bright morning following a snowy night, the driver of this Mercedes-Benz Unimog, NFW,172V (Lincoln, 1980) pauses to chat to…

  • British lorries in Malta

    British lorries in Malta

    Chris Graham on 20th December 2020

    Carl Johnson brings us a great selection of photographs he took of the most interesting British lorries still operating in Malta during the 1990s. British lorries in Malta: A work-worn Guy Big J6 concrete mixer of Cement Mix, which is…

  • The Harold Wood story

    The Harold Wood story

    Chris Graham on 7th June 2020

    The Harold Wood story is the subject of the latest in the Vintage Roadscene Archive series, which offers a fascinating insight into this famous tanker operator

  • The AEC story

    The AEC story

    Chris Graham on 8th March 2020

    Malcolm Bates tell the AEC story using many, previously unpublished photographs of its lorries, from the Southall factory files and major distributor, Oswald Tillotson.

  • The Scammell Contractor remembered

    The Scammell Contractor remembered

    Chris Graham on 31st January 2020

    Bob Tuck takes a look back at one of Watford’s finest, the Scammell Contractor, and discovers it was far more versatile than its bigger crew-cab offspring.

  • The fascinating road/rail story

    The fascinating road/rail story

    Chris Graham on 27th January 2020

    Malcolm Bates discovers a great batch of photos from the archives, depicting the UK commercial vehicle industry's fascinating road/rail story.