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August 2016

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A Chaffing Good Time

Brian Gooding dropped in on a steaming day at a well known vintage aeroplane museum.

The Perfect Backdrop – for an annual road run

Peter Hammond enjoyed a road run where the changing colours of autumn added to the occasion.

Driving with the NTET (part two)

Ted Tomlin concludes his report on the National Traction Engine Trust’s annual driver training course.

Big Cat Purrs Again

Tim Bolton tells the story of a unique Caterpillar Sixty tractor.

Discovering Shetland’s Rich Heritage

In recent years, the Shetland Islands have become a popular attraction for cruise ships and tourists. Bob Weir discovered there are still reminders of an industrial past away from the sandy beaches and nature trails.

An Innovative Raise – or Not?

Brian Gooding finally managed to locate and visit an oft neglected wonder of the canal age.

Clog Making: Still Alive & Kicking

Taking a look at something ‘vintage’ but non-mechanical, David McNamee looks at the almost lost art of clog making.

10 Years On & More Anniversaries

Brian Gooding first visited John Blagg as he neared his 80th birthday. This year, as John approaches his 90th, the Editor made a return visit.

In Search of Wigan Pier

John Hannavy’s latest book project involved searching for an enduring Victorian myth.

A Tale of Two Brothers

Neil & Cameron Anderson have a passion for old tractors, but have their own particular favourites. Bob Weir went to Turriff in Aberdeenshire to see their collection of veterans.

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