Germany

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 1977 Claas Mercator 60 combine

    1977 Claas Mercator 60 combine

    Chris Graham on 10th August 2021

    Joseph Lewis enjoys a hands-on encounter with a 1977 Claas Mercator 60 combine that was purchased in East Devon.

  • Historic rollers in Germany

    Historic rollers in Germany

    Chris Graham on 10th July 2021

    The archivist to the DampfwalzenClub Schweiz, DWCS, Ernst Huwyler, spotlights more of the historic rollers in Germany.

  • The record-breaking Normandie

    The record-breaking Normandie

    Chris Graham on 6th July 2021

    Mark Berry charts the all too short life of the record-breaking Normandie, surely one of the greatest transatlantic liners ever built.

  • Successful Euro Auctions sale

    Successful Euro Auctions sale

    Chris Graham on 15th June 2021

    Peter Love reports from a very successful Euro Auctions sale at which a good selection of interesting, classic Ford tractors found new homes.

  • 1914 Orenstein & Koppel steam loco

    1914 Orenstein & Koppel steam loco

    Chris Graham on 23rd May 2021

    We report on the long-awaited restoration of a much-travelled, 1914 Orenstein & Koppel steam locomotive, that’s now in operational condition.

  • Wallis & Steevens steam roller

    Wallis & Steevens steam roller

    Chris Graham on 12th May 2021

    Recent research reveals more about a Wallis & Steevens steam roller that was spotted working in Switzerland during the late 1960s.