WW2

  • Small lighting and charging plants

    Small lighting and charging plants

    Chris Graham on 12th January 2022

    Patrick Knight takes a look at some of the small lighting and charging plants being exhibited by stationary engine owners these days. 

  • Lifelong traction engine enthusiasts!

    Lifelong traction engine enthusiasts!

    Chris Graham on 10th January 2022

    Sally Clifford meets lifelong traction engine enthusiasts Alan and Frank Jackson, and their current pair of superb engines.

  • The battle of Leyte Gulf

    The battle of Leyte Gulf

    Chris Graham on 7th January 2022

    Japan built the mightiest battleships ever, but WW2 gave them little chance to take advantage, until Leyte Gulf, as John Grehan explains.

  • 1970s Leyland Clydesdale tipper

    1970s Leyland Clydesdale tipper

    Chris Graham on 20th December 2021

    The 1970s Leyland Clydesdale tipper was one of the last, British-built workhorses of that era. Bob Weir enjoys Allan Steel's superb example.

  • The classic dropside trailer

    The classic dropside trailer

    Chris Graham on 10th December 2021

    The glory days of the classic dropside trailer may be gone, but thousands are still in use. Here are some of the popular, UK-built models.

  • 1946 Ferguson TE-20

    1946 Ferguson TE-20

    Chris Graham on 26th June 2021

    When Raymond Browne went looking for 1946 Ferguson TE-20 parts, he never expected to find another 1946 tractor, as William Carson explains.

  • 1951 Nuffield DM4 tractor

    1951 Nuffield DM4 tractor

    Chris Graham on 6th June 2021

    Jim Smith tells the story of his treasured, 1951 Nuffield DM4 tractor, which he rescued from a neighbour’s farm.

  • Burrell Special Scenic No.1

    Burrell Special Scenic No.1

    Chris Graham on 19th May 2021

    Bob Moorman charts the life of one of the most recognisable, 100-year-old showman’s engines around, Burrell Special Scenic No.1.

  • Crawford’s 1958 Austin Gipsy

    Crawford’s 1958 Austin Gipsy

    Chris Graham on 27th March 2021

    Brian Culpan tells the fascinating story of Crawford’s 1958 Austin Gipsy, which truly is a 'van for all seasons'.

  • Fergie’s 1958 Fordson Power Major

    Fergie’s 1958 Fordson Power Major

    Chris Graham on 21st March 2021

    Bob Weir visits beautiful Ayrshire to meet long-time Fordson enthusiast, Ferguson Dalziel, and his 1958 Power Major.

  • Historic gallopers ride on!

    Historic gallopers ride on!

    Chris Graham on 16th March 2021

    David Reed reveals the fascinating story behind the Howard Brothers' 1886 historic gallopers ride that’s still going strong today.

  • 1935 Austin 12/4 Pick-up

    1935 Austin 12/4 Pick-up

    Chris Graham on 12th December 2020

    Mike Neale spotted this amazingly original 1935 Austin 12/4 Pick-up at the end last year’s HCVS Brighton Run, and felt obliged to find out more. Austin 12/4 Pick-up: Roy and Ian Sutton celebrate completing the 2019 HCVS London to Brighton…

  • An interesting find

    An interesting find

    Chris Graham on 29th September 2020

    Steve Stuart reveals a recent discovery stumbled upon by his son; a wartime, Meadows-powered generator set.