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Blog | archive 05/2014

60 Years with Steam

Daniel brothers' McLaren Hero

John Reeves travelled to Cornwall to learn about the Daniel brother's lifetime involvement with steam. The first part, published in the June 2014 issue of Vintage Spirit, describes the early days and their first meeting with McLaren Hero.


Steaming to the Seaside

Burrell no.35555 The Busy Bee

Five steam engines completed the Historic Commercial Vehicle Society’s 2014 London to Brighton Run on a perfect Bank Holiday Sunday which drew huge crowds to the popular seaside resort. You can read our initial report on the run in the June 2014 issue with photos of the engines as they arrive in Brighton, with Burrell SRL No.35555, The Busy Bee…


A Bit Damp for Cap’n Dick

Aveling roller 8301 Mawla Well

'Team VS' were out in force for this year's Trevithick Day in Camborne, the popular Cornish annual celebration of the town’s famous son, Richard Trevithick, or Cap’n Dick as he is known to the locals. Full event report and photos of the engines that attended are in the June 2014 issue, including the first visit to Cornwall for…


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