Vintage Spirit November 2018
In this issue
Frederick’s World Record Run
Tim Watson relates the story of his trip with his 4in. scale Burrell Showman’s from St Albans to Tarrant Hinton.
Rallying For The Stars
Jim Gerrard spent a weekend at the ever-growing charity rally at Berwick St John, which was a great success.
Steaming At Internal Fire
Peter Brockington went along to a museum near the Cardiganshire coast, that specialises in internal combustion engines, to see a steam engine run.
On The Voie Sacree
As we reach the centenary of the World War One Armistice, Roy Larkin takes a look at the major supply routes for the Allies to the Battle of Verdun in 1916.
Pottering Around The Peaks
Brian Gooding explores a few of the surviving transport relics of the Peak District.
Tractors Across The Plain
As we head into Autumn, we take a look back to the Spring when a large number of tractors and other vehicles were able to have a run across military land on Salisbury Plain. Jim Gerrard was there…
Carters On Parade
When Carters Steam Fair came to Basingstoke, Peter Hammond was there to record the road run around the town.
Richmond Rail Day
James Hamilton enjoyed a visit to a private railway in Kent when it held an annual open day.
Scottish Steam Fire Engines
Ron Henderson looks at steam fire engines with a Scottish history.
Steaming On The Thames
James Hamilton follows a rare steam tug as it has a couple of outings on the Thames.
Heritage Days Duo
Heritage Open Days weekends are growing in popularity. Brian Gooding went to see a couple of rarely-open sites in Sussex.
Manchester’s Fire Legacy
The Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum in Rochdale tells the story of firefighting, particularly in the local area. Bob Weir paid a recent visit.
You may also like
- Down by the Canal – Leawood Pumphouse
- Homecoming 18 – Dorset WW1 convoy
- Bricks for the Royal Flying Corps
- A Steamy 500@50 – Great Dorset Steam Fair
- Brill Boconnoc
- London’s Iconic Tower Bridge
- Autumn Ploughing
- True Diversification – stunning new engine canopies
- Two’s Company – a pair of AEC Mandator
- Pete’s Engine – a half size Burrell
- A Dream Come True – building a new Showman's van
- Little Loco ‘Tom Thumb’ – a very early American railway loco
- Ferguson Frenzy in Herefordshire
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