Leyland

  • Classic & Vintage Commercials Show 2021

    Classic & Vintage Commercials Show 2021

    Chris Graham on 11th October 2021

    Peter Simpson reports from this year’s Classic & Vintage Commercials Show held at the British Motor Museum, in Gaydon, Staffordshire.

  • 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.

  • The first all-weather fire engines

    The first all-weather fire engines

    Chris Graham on 19th August 2021

    Ron Henderson discusses the belated introduction of the first, all-weather fire engines that protected crews from the weather and accidents.

  • 1977 Ford D-Series tipper

    1977 Ford D-Series tipper

    Chris Graham on 5th August 2021

    David Reed tells the story of Johnny Murphy’s newly-completed and sympathetically-restored, 1977 Ford D-Series tipper.

  • 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.

  • Ford Thames Trader

    Ford Thames Trader

    Chris Graham on 23rd July 2021

    Peter Esposito explains the important role that the Ford Thames Trader played for London Transport from the late 1950s onwards.

  • Classic trams and trolleybuses

    Classic trams and trolleybuses

    Chris Graham on 3rd June 2021

    Phil Barnes spotlights some classic trams and trolleybuses from the collection at the Toitū Otago Settlers Museum in Dunedin, New Zealand.

  • Amazing agricultural images!

    Amazing agricultural images!

    Chris Graham on 1st May 2021

    Peter Loves shares some amazing agricultural images from the AJ Ward & Co archive, provided by the Sussex Steam Engine Club's Steve McIntosh.

  • Post-war fire engines

    Post-war fire engines

    Chris Graham on 17th March 2021

    Ron Henderson spotlights the most notable post-war fire appliances that were built on the successful Leyland chassis.

  • 1960s AEC Mandators

    1960s AEC Mandators

    Chris Graham on 26th February 2021

    Bob Weir recently discovered two 1960s AEC Mandators living near Edinburgh, and explains a little of the story of AEC’s ill-fated V8. Brian McBride and his V8 Mandator; he’s been driving lorries for most of his life. The twin-axle, 1960s…

  • 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…

  • British lorries in Malta

    British lorries in Malta

    Chris Graham on 20th December 2020

    Carl Johnson brings us a great selection of photographs he took of the most interesting British lorries still operating in Malta during the 1990s. British lorries in Malta: A work-worn Guy Big J6 concrete mixer of Cement Mix, which is…

  • 1971 Atkinson Searcher reborn

    1971 Atkinson Searcher reborn

    Chris Graham on 18th October 2020

    Rod Richards’ painstakingly-restored and beautifully-presented 1971 Atkinson Searcher truly is a wonder to behold, as Bob Tuck discovers