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  • 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.

  • Evolution of car transporters

    Evolution of car transporters

    Chris Graham on 2nd March 2021

    Bob Tuck explains the interesting evolution of car transporters from the 1960s; the ear in which car sales began to boom. Photographs: Ken Glendinning collection A rather young Ken Glendinning has a smiling face because he was allowed to drive…

  • A classic tractor collection

    A classic tractor collection

    Chris Graham on 8th February 2021

    Bob Weir discovers a superb classic tractor collection in Scotland, owned by enthusiast, Ross Rae. Ross and Margaret Rae with their classic tractor collection. Ayrshire is home to some superb tractor collections and some truly knowledgeable enthusiasts. Ross Rae, from…

  • The history of turntable ladders

    The history of turntable ladders

    Chris Graham on 7th January 2021

    Ron Henderson recounts the development of turntable ladders, and how the UK fire-fighting market was dominated by a German manufacturer. The United Kingdom’s first, all-steel turntable ladder, powered by the vehicle’s Magirus road engine, via a power take-off. The three…