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March 2014

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In the March 2014 issue:

FREE! 2014 Events Guide!

Almost 900 events listed.

A Lifetime in Haulage

John Antell recently retired after 40 years and around 3,000,000 miles on the road. John Reeves dropped in for a chat soon afterwards to learn more of John’s adventures.

Through the Tough

Brian Gooding recalls a trip on a beautiful June day back in the early 1990s when he joined a group of engines on a run across the beautiful Trough of Bowland from Slaidburn to St Margarets on the Lancashire coastal plain.

Allchin Steam Wagons

Alan Barnes looks into the history and development of Allchin’s foray into building steam wagons and the ultimate demise of both wagons and company.

Soft Spot for Albions

Albion commercial vehicles are an important part of Scotland’s industrial heritage. Bob Weir went to meet Frank MacKenzie, and his rare pre-WW2 model LEA 47.

The Only One Left

On the banks of the Severn is a unique survivor in desperate need of help. Brian Gooding went to see.

Fodens residing in Cheshire

From the prodigious output of steam wagons and traction engines from the Elworth Works in Sandbach, only some 140 Foden steamers now exist worldwide. Of these, there are a mere nine which are still alive in the county of their birth and Alan Porter recalls their histories and how they survived.

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