Vintage Spirit July 2021

£4.50

COVER STORIES:

  • Restoring A Rare Wagon
  • Engine Indicators
  • Called To The Bench
  • The Thinktank Engines
  • Bio Classic – alternative fuel Land Rover
  • Constructing Box Tunnel

...plus all the latest news and event reports

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In this issue

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Restoring A Rare Wagon

Trevor Smallbone was recently involved in the restoration of a rare traction wagon.

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Kelvin Dock – The Birthplace of the Puffer

William B Black tells the story of a long-closed shipbuilding site on the Forth & Clyde Canal.

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Adventure With A Ruthemeyer Roller

Sam Booth tells the story of how he became the part owner of a German steam roller…

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Engine Indicators

John Walter explores the world of how the efficiency of engines can be recorded.

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Called To The Bench

When a saw bench moved from Somerset to Sussex and a trial day was organised, James Hamilton went along…

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We Are Still Here!

Peter Brockington takes a brief look at a lorry road run held in south Wales at the beginning of May.

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My Time With The FHT (Part 2): 1993 and all that

Roger Mills continues his personal recollections of his time volunteering for the Fairground Heritage Trust.

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The Thinktank Engines

John Hannavy explores a collection of rare machines.

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Steaming As Well As Ever

After a year off due to Covid, it was good to be able to steam an engine again, and make some use of it. Brian Gooding enjoyed the day.

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Bio Classic

Cars have been converted to run on several alternative fuels, and Land Rovers are no exception. Bob Weir went to Berwick-upon-Tweed, to meet enthusiast Guy Dixon and his unusual model 90.

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When Models Sold Tractors

Tim Bolton looks into the demonstration models used to sell Ferguson tractors.

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Constructing Box Tunnel

Tom Bowden looks at one of Brunel’s iconic railway achievements.

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What’s In A Name?

Andrew Semple looks through a selection of old photographs from a tractor dealer in Cirencester, most around 100 years old.

Vintage Spirit July 2021

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