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  • A 1949 Renault 3042

    A 1949 Renault 3042

    Chris Graham on 13th October 2021

    Roy MacGregor has been collecting old tractors for years, and recently imported a 1949 Renault 3042, as Bob Weir reports.

  • Massey Ferguson 2135 Industrial

    Massey Ferguson 2135 Industrial

    Chris Graham on 8th October 2021

    Bob Weir went to the Clyde Valley, near Glasgow, to meet Bill Orr, and his Massey Ferguson 2135 Industrial.

  • Open Day & Steam Gathering report

    Open Day & Steam Gathering report

    Chris Graham on 28th August 2021

    James Hamilton reports from very enjoyable Open Day & Steam Gathering, which took place at the Bursledon Brickworks Museum in late June.

  • 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.

  • Buying a cheap, classic tractor

    Buying a cheap, classic tractor

    Chris Graham on 29th July 2021

    Scott Lambert considers the potential pitfalls of buying a cheap, classic tractor, and the costs involved in bringing it up to scratch. 

  • The Allis-Chalmers tractor range

    The Allis-Chalmers tractor range

    Chris Graham on 15th July 2021

    Ben Phillips spotlights the interesting and brightly-coloured machines to be found in the Allis-Chalmers tractor range.

  • 1940s Zadrugar T-08 tractor

    1940s Zadrugar T-08 tractor

    Chris Graham on 1st June 2021

    The 1940s Zadrugar T-08 tractor grew out of Yugoslavia’s post-war break-away from the USSR, as Aleksandar Vidojkovic and Tony Hoyland explain.

  • 1962 ERF KV tipper

    1962 ERF KV tipper

    Chris Graham on 14th May 2021

    Derek Horton ran ERFs for years in his business, then restored a 1962 ERF KV tipper. David Reed tells the story.

  • Rare Massey Ferguson 3165R

    Rare Massey Ferguson 3165R

    Chris Graham on 30th October 2020

    This very rare Massey Ferguson 3165R has been with one owner from new, but now it’s for sale and you could buy it!

  • 1950s lorries hard at work

    1950s lorries hard at work

    Chris Graham on 17th August 2020

    Mike Forbes presents a wonderful selection of photographs of 1950s lorries hard at work in quarries, from the Chris Hodge ‘Stilltime’ Collection.

  • Ferguson 35 buyer’s guide

    Ferguson 35 buyer’s guide

    Chris Graham on 17th June 2020

    Mark Channell's essential Ferguson 35 buyer's guide, providing practical hints and tips on all the vital areas, for would-be owners.

  • Historic commercial workshop scenes

    Historic commercial workshop scenes

    Chris Graham on 29th May 2020

    Mike Forbes brings you a fascinating selection of historic commercial workshop scenes from the Chris Hodge Stilltime Collection.

  • Austin Maestro diesel mailvan reborn

    Austin Maestro diesel mailvan reborn

    Chris Graham on 8th March 2020

    This Austin Maestro diesel mailvan has been in preservation since 1991, but it’s certainly not had the easiest of post-working lives.

  • Albion FT21 ‘Black Maria’

    Albion FT21 ‘Black Maria’

    Chris Graham on 31st January 2020

    Bob Weir samples one of the most celebrated Albion FT21 ‘Black Marias’ in Scotland, and really senses it’s murky, working history.