Aug 2014 - Issue 294
♦ News & Events ♦ Old Glory in Miniature News
A brace of Ruston rollers
Simon Vickery has just completed major work on a Ruston & Hornsby roller but there was no ‘steam drought’ while it was in the works – there’s another one at home already.
Situated in Kingston-upon-Hull’s old town, Streetlife Museum of Transport has been at the centre of the city’s museum quarter since 1989.
Stroud and Proud
It’s a significant anniversary for Stroud Vintage Transport and Engine Club (SVT&EC) as it celebrates the 40th anniversary this month of the Gloucestershire Steam and Vintage Extravaganza, based at South Cerney near Cirencester.
Banfield sale tops £3m
Our report from the commercial sale of the century, as two veteran buses are saved for the nation.
Make mine a Mann
With less than 20 surviving examples in Britain, the products of Mann’s Patent Steam Cart & Wagon Co Ltd were once very much in demand.
Dordt in Stoom
A photo round-up of heritage vessels on the water at this biennial event.
Ace of Herts
Members of the Hertfordshire Steam Engine Preservation Society recently presented their 50th anniversary rally.
The story behind the advert
The story behind an advert in the last issue, regarding a private museum dispersal sale.
Mike Barnes: preservation pioneer
Now in his Seventies, Mike Barnes was in right at the start of the road steam preservation movement in New Zealand.
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