Foden

  • 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 heavy-haulage trucks

    Classic heavy-haulage trucks

    Chris Graham on 9th June 2021

    Peter Simpson tells the story of a pair of classic heavy-haulage trucks, how one still works today and their famous operator.

  • 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.

  • Breaker’s yard buses

    Breaker’s yard buses

    Chris Graham on 13th April 2021

    Leo Pratt shares a nostalgic selection of photographs of breaker's yard buses that had come to the end of their lives during the 1970s.

  • Historic 1923 Scammell S12

    Historic 1923 Scammell S12

    Chris Graham on 22nd March 2021

    We report on the life and times of an historic 1923 Scammell S12, and its recent, shake-down tests following a solid-tyre wheel conversion.

  • Historic gallopers ride on!

    Historic gallopers ride on!

    Chris Graham on 16th March 2021

    David Reed reveals the fascinating story behind the Howard Brothers' 1886 historic gallopers ride that’s still going strong today.

  • Sentinel steam waggon movements

    Sentinel steam waggon movements

    Chris Graham on 3rd March 2021

    Here’s the latest news about some of the most interesting Sentinel steam waggon movements that took place in recent months. There have been a number of interesting Sentinel steam waggon movements in recent months, and here’s our summary of what’;s…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Foden back to life after 85 years!

    Foden back to life after 85 years!

    Chris Graham on 25th October 2020

    Bob Moorman celebrates the joy of bringing his Foden back to life and on to the road for the first time in 85 years!