15 September 2011
Money and water don’t mix... Of all the various steam and vintage items that preservationists have saved, restored and operated over the last 50 years or so, there can be no sector that is such a seemingly thankless task as keeping an historic vessel fit for purpose; i.e. ‘in the water’ and keeping it in the water.
18 August 2011.
YOU know it’s the height of the rally season when you need a scythe to find your front door – the garden’s looking a little neglected and any window of opportunity to do something about it gets scuppered by the fact it’s just too wet, due to the great summer we’re having.
19 May 2011.
If steam is a religion, then its gospel was well and truly taken to the people on Sunday 1 May, when the Searle family and the ‘Thursday Night Crew’ took their three engine and heavy load road train to the 50th anniversary London to Brighton commercial vehicle run.
17 February 2011.
Just like a steam engine, every 10 years or so a magazine enters the works for an overhaul. At this point its basic components are stripped bare, its inner workings are laid down and a rebuild begins, then its all finished off with a smart new coat of paint.
18 November 2010.
THE COALITION Government’s spending cuts planned for local authorities has seen many councils prepare and release their budget proposal consultation document – stating where savings could be made – and it looks like Stoke-on-Trent City Council are proposing to be the first bull in the china shop.
Current Issue: June 2013
♦ £49,000 for Cambridge horse tram
♦ HCVS – Brighton run remembers chairman Ron
♦ 12 days of Beamish
♦ The ultimate in Marshall rollers
♦ Fowler's UK rally debut
♦ Moving away from steam: the Foden ‘R’ Type
♦ Death and destruction – mill engines and boilers
♦ Pickfords Wallis tractor ♦ Penny slots
♦ Scotland’s last wheelwright
• Next issue on sale: June 20, 2013