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April 2017


Remembering Nottingham’s Industries

Ted Tomlin dropped in on a winter open day at Nottingham’s Industrial Museum and found lots of interest.

Somerset Tractor Show & Auction

Jim Gerrard reports from the auction at the Somerset Tractor Show, while Jim Wilkie reports on the show itself.

Lartigue Monorail & Museum

On his travels around Ireland, Peter Brockington took a trip on the unusual Lartigue Monorail.

For All Time

The story of a well-remembered advertising campaign by one of the country’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers is unravelled by Allan Lloyd.

Restoring a Fowler Ploughing Van

Mark Vine has restored a hitherto unknown Fowler plough van. This is the story.

One of those days which manages to become something special...

Peter Hammond looks back at a private event last summer which incorporates a road run to the seaside.

Former Transports of Delight

Ken Rimell explores the local seaside to find old railway carriages that have been homes for many years.

Back to the Future Part 2

Hull has been voted 2017’s UK City of Culture. In the second part of his heritage feature, Bob Weir visited the popular Maritime Museum.

Gondolas in the Sky

John Hannavy explores the history of Transporter bridges.

Chuckles Nicely

The Scottish heritage commercials scene is full of classic vehicles to whet the appetite of any enthusiast. Once in a while it throws up something unusual, as Bob Weir recently discovered.

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