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Vintage Spirit July 2019

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COVER STORIES:

  • Surreal Sixties Journey to the Isle of Man
  • Last Day at the Beeches
  • Auction Round Up
  • Mingling with Mats
  • Bath’s Industrial Time Capsule
  • Saturday Night, Sunday Morning – nighttime steamings
  • Pride of Kintore – old lorries in Aberdeenshire

...plus all the latest news and event reports

In this issue

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Surreal Sixties Journey to the Isle of Man

Dick Bodily travelled to the Isle of Man as a Scout in 1961. The trip was to have an eventful and unexpected start...

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Newbies at Yeovil

Jim Gerrard reports on another successful and interesting Abbey Hill Rally which saw some interesting exhibits that were new to the show.

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Taking Its Toll

Crossing the bridge was expensive! David Viner reports from a trip to south Devon.

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Last Day at the Beeches

The Beeches Light Railway has run for the last time at its home for 15 years. But all is not lost, as James Hamilton reports.

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Auction Round Up

Reports from several auctions and one auction preview.

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Mingling with Mats

Informal enthusiast gatherings are always relaxed events, and a recent gathering of Matadors proved the point. Brian Gooding reports from a field in Sussex…

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Bath’s Industrial Time Capsule

John Hannavy explores a unique slice of Bath’s past.

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Saturday Night, Sunday Morning

James Hamilton spent a sleepless night enjoying engines, first at the fair and then en route to Brighton.

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Pride of Kintore

Old lorries are alive and well and living in Aberdeenshire. Bob Weir went to Kintore to see two classic commercials from different eras.

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Surrey’s Last

James Hamilton dropped in on Surrey’s last working watermill.

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June 2019

  • Back To Beamish
  • Sumburgh – more than just a lighthouse
  • Back To Old Haunts with a Fowler
  • The Romance of the Horses (Part 2)
  • Pride of the North East
  • BMC’s Workhorse

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August 2019

  • On the Line to Devil’s Bridge
  • Moving forward – preservation in Aberdeen
  • Party Time at Hollycombe
  • Ellan Vannin Revisited
  • Heading East via West Bay
  • Rebuilding the Rochefort ‘Pont Transbordeur’

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