Vintage Spirit August 2022

£4.50

COVER STORIES:

  • A Portable Afternoon Tea
  • The Need For Speed – an interesting event at Pendine Sands
  • The Best Journey Takes You Home – the 80 mile trip home with Burrell No.3164
  • The Greenest Of Green Machines
  • Classic Case
  • When ‘Gaslighting’ Meant Lighting By Gas

...plus all the latest news and event reports

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In this issue

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A Portable Afternoon Tea

Barrie Woods came across an interesting site in Cambridgeshire.

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A Jubilee Run

James Hamilton followed an engine on a rare outing for the Queen’s Jubilee.

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The Need For Speed

Peter Brockington ventured along to Pendine Sands and caught up with an interesting event. Not quite normal fare for this magazine but a fascinating spectacle all the same…

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132 Scale Miles

James Hamilton was impressed by the dedication of the owner of a miniature engine roading to a steam rally. He caught up with them at the start of the second day.

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The Best Journey Takes You Home

Following some restoration work in south Gloucestershire on Burrell No.3164 in our May & June 2022 issues, John Flynn tells the story of the 80 mile trip back home to Dorset with the engine. This month we follow day one of the journey.

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What Is Left Of… The East Somerset Railway

For his next lost railway adventure, Kevin Byrne heads into Somerset to look at the line from Witham Friary to Wells.

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The Greenest Of Green Machines

John Hannavy explores one of John Rennie’s masterpieces.

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Classic Case

The Case Model D was one of the most important tractors in the company’s line-up, writes Bob Weir.

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Strumpshaw Returns

Michael Pumfrey reports on the return of one of East Anglia’s premier events.

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Looking Out Of Place?

While visiting a historic harbour in Cornwall, James Hamilton was surprised to find an unusual vessel moored there.

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When ‘Gaslighting’ Meant Lighting By Gas

John Hannavy explores the legacy of William Murdock.

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Oddities At The Sale

Jim Wilkie went to the preview day for the May auction at the showground at Malvern.

Vintage Spirit August 2022

£4.50

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