On sale from December 15, 2017

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Autumn road runs

A selection of seasonal traction engine road runs from around the country.

Fowler road loco Lord Roberts

Fowler & Co B5 Road Locomotive No 8903 of 1900 is regarded by many as one of the most impressive engines on today’s rally scene.

Engine sales overview 2017

An overview at what’s been sold under the hammer at auctions and British-based engines sold privately in the UK, Ireland, mainland Europe and North America.


For the first time ever, Blackpool’s three illuminated trams were on parade together at this season’s ‘switch on’ of the famous illuminations.

Feldtag Nordhorn

Europe’s biggest tractor and steam rally of 2017 – the 25th Historischer Feldtag, Nordhorn, Germany.

Steam by Shay to Bald Knob

In the dense forests of the Allegheny mountain range in West Virginia, USA, steam is very much alive.

Cream & Steam

The Swiss hobby of opercule collecting, that’s cream pot lids to you and I!

Atkinson – the early years

A cancelled order, financial difficulties and the personal bankruptcy of the founder seems a rather dubious background for a company which would become an icon among British commercial vehicles.

An alternative approach to rallying

Well-known steam fire engine man Derek Wheeler MBE looks back at his sixty years of rallying.

Stateside – Keck Gonnerman

Concluding the story of the American steam engine and agricultural machine manufacturer.

The last No 5 tram

Hugh Dougherty recalls the last day of his local No 5 Glasgow tram, sixty years ago, and reflects on the influence it made on him.

Four-inch Burrell

According to Len Witt, it is ‘very nice to have a hobby at work’ and since he started work in 1957 he has now spent nigh on 60 years enjoying his hobby.