Old Glory is Britain’s best-selling magazine for steam and vintage machinery enthusiasts. Its blend of news, rally reports, exclusive features and archive material has provided inspiration for new restoration projects as well as giving readers a rare look at some old favourites.
Among the many and varied subjects covered are steam traction engines, mechanical organs, mill engines, steam ships, locomotives, veteran cars and scale models. Photographs and carefully reproduced documents from the Old Glory archive offer a nostalgic look back at steam’s golden age and there’s lively reader interaction in the letters and helpline columns.
Golden days lie head for the Steam Plough Club as it celebrates its 50th anniversary with friends at the Great Dorset Steam Fair. Make sure you get your September issue of Old Glory, on sale from Thursday, August 18, for an in-depth preview of the bank holiday weekend show.
Inside you’ll also find some fascinating features and a host of nostalgic photographs that hark back to the golden age of steam. There are evocative images of a selection of lesser-known traction engines, news from around the world, and a feature on hovercrafts as well as classic tractors. Commercial vehicles, steam traction, miniature engines and a report by our correspondent Underbidder on Cheffins’ sale of many of Holkham Hall’s treasures all feature in this end-of-summer edition.
Showgoers will be able to check out our comprehensive Events Diary while there are also plenty of news stories to savour.