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May 2015

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A New Lease of Life for Keeling

When David & Julie Smith’s Burrell Keeling was due its ten year test, it was also time for a new set of gears. Brian Gooding made the occasional visit to Lotmead Farm to see progress.

The Nash Quad

Tim Gosling looks at the story behind a WW1 truck that was part of the display at the 2014 Great Dorset Steam Fair.

Returned to ‘Royal Windsor’ Glory

John Reeves travelled to the Home Counties to see learn about the restoration of an ex-Billy Smart’s Circus living wagon.

70 Years On

John Hannavy looks at some surviving relics of the Second World War in France – and laments one which has been lost.

A Tale of Three Dobbies

Graham Downie relates the well documented and fascinating history behind Laurence Harper’s children’s roundabouts.

Remembering the Museum of British Transport

John Reeves provides a historical photographic record of a visit to the Museum of British Transport around 1971 when it was stationed in Clapham.

Borders Belle

Although the majority of Series Ones have now retired to the vintage vehicle show circuit, a few hardy souls still have to earn their keep. Bob Weir went to St Boswells in the Scottish borders to meet George Riddell, and a 1956
S86 inch that had a surprise waiting under its bonnet.

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