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April 2014

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In the April 2014 issue:

New look!

We've given your favourite steam and vintage magazine a design overhaul and we've had some great comments already.

To Steam add Water

London’s Kew Bridge Steam Museum is undergoing a major Heritage Lottery-funded transformation. Brian Gooding was invited for a sneak preview.

The Fantastic World of Jean-Paul Favand

John Hannavy explores a magical kingdom.

Orkney Gems

Islands have become a popular attraction for tourists, but away from the sandy beaches and nature trails, there are some evocative reminders of its industrial past. Bob Weir investigates.

Eight-leggers, Atkinson Style

Alan Barnes looks back at one of Britain’s iconic and successful haulers, a type which is still much loved in preservation.

Worsborough Mill Museum

Set within a 240 acre country park with a 60 acre reservoir, weirs and meandering footpaths is the 1645 built Worsbrough Mill, the only working water-powered three storey corn mill in South Yorkshire.  Stephen Lilly went to see.

A Lifetime of Heavy Haulage Pt2

John Reeves continues the story of John Antell’s 40 years of moving heavy loads.

Funfairs of 100 years ago

Browsing some old photographs prompted Bob Smith to dig further into their history. This time he looks at fairs held in Southampton some 100 years ago.

Ruston, Proctor: Aircraft builders in the Great War 

Ken Rimell looks back 100 years when at least one steam engine builder had to make aircraft as well.

King of the Road

Morris commercial vehicles were the backbone of Britain’s motor transport during the 1930s. After years of work, survivors are now thin on the ground. Bob Weir went to Lanark to see a superb example.

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