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April 2016

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Bill Briggs – Cheshire Man of Steam

A tribute to a great man of steam preservation, compiled by Alan Porter with assistance from Bill’s wife Irene and friends.

Pride & Passion

Ferguson enthusiasts are a determined breed, and their tractors come in many shapes and sizes. Bob Weir went to Montrose to meet Mike Robertson and his superb collection.

A Bad Day for Morning Star Gets Better

Ted Tomlin caught up with John & Ian Durling and progress on the repairs to their Aveling tractor after it threw a piston while out on the road.

A Bridge That’s Not For The Faint-Hearted

While wandering around New Zealand, Peter Brockington discovers a suspension bridge that has seen better days.

45 Years With an ATV

John Corah takes a look at an Austin ATV that he and a friend bought 45 years ago.

Countess of Devon

At the end of last year, an immaculate Garrett showman’s tractor moved to a new home in Devon. Brian Gooding went to see.

An Eclectic Mix

Ted Tomlin dropped in on a workshop in Sheffield that contains an assortment of classics, either restored or on the way.

In the Frame

More images from the camera of the late Paul Strong.

Made in Preston

During its heyday, the name Leyland appeared on one of five commercial vehicles produced around the world. The surviving lorries are still popular with enthusiasts, as Bob Weir discovered on his recent travels.

And Then There Were Just Three

John Hannavy explores the history of ‘town gas’.

Magic Myreton

Tucked away in the East Lothian countryside is a privately run collection to whet the appetite of any heritage enthusiast. Bob Weir went to the Myreton Motor Museum near Edinburgh, to see the Dale family’s fine display of classic cars and auto memorabilia.

A Wedding Trip to France

Travelling to France last summer for a wedding, Chris Wannell & family ended up at a local rally.

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