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  • 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.

  • The importance of ballast!

    The importance of ballast!

    Chris Graham on 2nd September 2021

    Bob Tuck takes a nostalgic look at the history and importance of ballast for heavy-haulage operators, and how its best contained.  

  • 1978 London to Brighton Road Run

    1978 London to Brighton Road Run

    Chris Graham on 30th August 2021

    Peter Esposito takes a nostalgic look back at the variety of interesting vehicles that took part in the 1978 London to Brighton Road Run. 1978 London to Brighton Road Run: Sentinel S6, BRF 200, of 1933 was the first six-wheeled…

  • 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.

  • Classic tippers and dumpers

    Classic tippers and dumpers

    Chris Graham on 20th May 2021

    Mike Forbes presents photos from the Chris Hodge ‘Stilltime’ archive featuring classic tippers and dumpers in different quarry settings.

  • 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.

  • 1985 Volvo F10 restored

    1985 Volvo F10 restored

    Chris Graham on 29th April 2021

    While looking pretty good when he bought it, Wayne Blake’s 1985 Volvo F10 was a different story under the skin, as Peter Simpson explains.

  • Preserved recovery trucks

    Preserved recovery trucks

    Chris Graham on 6th April 2021

    Retaining recovery vehicles has prolonged the life of many lorries, as Dudley Rhodes' preserved recovery truck images demonstrate.

  • Commercial Classics 3 published!

    Commercial Classics 3 published!

    Chris Graham on 26th January 2021

    The latest edition in the popular Commercial Classics bookazine series is out now, spotlighting a great selection of classic four-wheelers. Commercial Classics 3: Focus on four-wheelers, is the latest in this Kelsey Publishing bookazine series, and features such classic, British…

  • Commercial classics 2

    Commercial classics 2

    Chris Graham on 11th November 2020

    Artics roll out: The second in a series of Commercial Classics 2 bookazines from Kelsey Publishing Ltd is available now, focussing on artics.