Issue No. 341

Our front cover this month features a scene from the Lancashire Steam Heritage Festival at the Lancashire Mining Museum on May 19th this year, with Fowler roller No. 17071 and the Dibnah Bros’ Aveling roller Betsy.

Inside this issue;

The Fourth Eldest Aveling

Averring & Porter Traction engine No. 1995 of 1884 is back on the rally circuit after a 13-year restoration.

Fleetwood Track

Recently refurbished Standard Tram No. 147 on a recent visit to Blackpool.

The Mount Washington Cog Railway

This unusual railway has been operating trains up a 6,000ft mountain for 150 years.

Great War Survivor – HMS Caroline

The restoration of the Battle of Jutland survivor is now complete and the vessel open to visitors.

Cornwall’s Last Industrial Steam

The docks at Par and Falmouth were strongholds for steam right up to the 1970s.

Waltzer Wonder!

One of the World’s grandest and most important vintage fairground rides is on track for completion this summer.

Steamboat Falcon: Museum of the Broads

A museum that can boast a display of boat’s toilets, amongst mush else, comes under close scrutiny.

Hayes’ Watling Works

History of the Stony Stratford (Buckinghamshire) works where sea-going vessels were built, 80 miles from the nearest sea!

Tales of the River Bank

Jim Smith worked for 40 years excavating and dredging with East Sussex River Board.

The Trans-American Saurer

A pioneer of commercial motor truck development,

Plus Vintage World, Steam Archive, Museum Guide, What’s On, OG in Miniature, Enginelines and pages of stuff for sale in AdVintage, plus much more……. make sure you grab your copy today!