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  • Historic paddle steamers still working

    Historic paddle steamers still working

    Chris Graham on 27th January 2023

    Paul Brown takes his camera to beautiful Lake Lucern in Switzerland, to record the historic paddle steamers still working regularly there.

  • Caterpillar’s first excavator

    Caterpillar’s first excavator

    Chris Graham on 16th November 2022

    The model 225 was Caterpillar’s first excavator, and was instrumental in the company becoming a world leader, as Keith Haddock explains.

  • Kiel Canal classic from the 1970s

    Kiel Canal classic from the 1970s

    Chris Graham on 29th September 2022

    Here’s a selection of photographs taken by the late Gordon Turner, of classic cargo ships in the, described by Jim Shaw. Kiel Canal: Carrying the profile of a tanker, the 10,898dwt cargo ship Chopin was built in 1959 by Yugoslavia’s…

  • 1936 Fowler DNC road roller

    1936 Fowler DNC road roller

    Chris Graham on 10th August 2022

    Jonathan Vartan talks to David Vaughan about his life with steam engines and, in particular, his 1936 Fowler DNC road roller Hermes.

  • Dennis lorries and fire engines

    Dennis lorries and fire engines

    Chris Graham on 11th May 2022

    Tim Gosling explains the story and how Dennis lorries and fire engines from Guildford ended up serving with the US Army during World War One.

  • 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.

  • Prince Philip’s naval ships

    Prince Philip’s naval ships

    Chris Graham on 24th November 2021

    Paul Brown describes the 14-year Royal Navy career of the late Prince Philip, who became HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

  • Famous Royal Navy battleship

    Famous Royal Navy battleship

    Chris Graham on 24th October 2021

    Patrick Boniface reflects on a famous Royal Navy battleship and nuclear-powered submarine both with the famous name, Dreadnought. 

  • 1969 ex-East Berlin tram

    1969 ex-East Berlin tram

    Chris Graham on 14th October 2021

    You can now take a ride on a piece of living history – a 1969 ex-East Berlin tram – at the UK’s National Tramway Museum. 1969 ex-East Berlin tram: Here’s a period scene of trams at work in Berlin. Sixty…

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