lorry restoration

  • 1976 Scammell Crusader

    1976 Scammell Crusader

    Chris Graham on 16th May 2022

    David Reed takes a trip to Nottinghamshire to meet Darron Wilson and his superbly-restored 1976 Scammell Crusader recovery truck.

  • 1943 Austin K2 NAFFI wagon restored

    1943 Austin K2 NAFFI wagon restored

    Chris Graham on 6th March 2022

    Mike Neale tells the story of a 1943 Austin K2 that starred in a film, then almost rotted away before being rescued and restored.

  • 1952 Bedford ‘O’ Series

    1952 Bedford ‘O’ Series

    Chris Graham on 10th February 2022

    The latest addition to Drew Laburn's classic commercial vehicle collection is a 1952 Bedford ‘O’ Series, as Bob Weir explains.

  • 1971 Albion Reiver tipper

    1971 Albion Reiver tipper

    Chris Graham on 3rd July 2021

    David Reed tells the story of Johnny Murphy’s 1971 Albion Reiver tipper, which he’s owned three times since the late 1990s! 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 1952 Bedford O-Type lorry

    1952 Bedford O-Type lorry

    Chris Graham on 5th January 2021

    From livestock transporter to exhibit in a unique transport museum, this 1952 Bedford O-Type has spent nearly 70 years in a small area of rural Essex, as Nick Larkin reports. This 1952 Bedford O-type looks totally at home in rural…

  • Beautifully-restored 1970 Atkinson Viewline

    Beautifully-restored 1970 Atkinson Viewline

    Chris Graham on 5th December 2020

    David Batty’s 1970 Atkinson Viewline has taken a long time to come good, but it’s been well worth the wait, as Peter Simpson discovers.

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