• The Best
  • Every issue delivered
    to your door
  • Secure online
  • In-house customer

Heritage Commercials - March 2004

The price is for UK and Overseas price will be higher. For Overseas prices click here

North America

Rest of the World


Overseas preservation is the topic for discussion this month.

If You Go Down to theWoods Today
Tucked away in Woodland areas across the country are treasures of a mechanical nature. Colin Martin reveals some in his native Gloucestershire.

Boyle Street Museum on the move and a rare bus found during a building demolition front this month’s news.

Top Turn Out for Taunton
Gyles Carpenter braced himself for a bitterly cold gathering on January 1, and lived to tell the tale!

Readers’ Letters
Opinion and comment from Britain’s best-informed commercial vehicle enthusiasts - and one from overseas too!

On from Green & White
Alan Earnshaw continues his story about the Holmfirth firm of Baddeley Brothers.

British Railways Seddons
Another dip into our extensive archive has produced four fine pictures for discussion.

Railway Realism
Continuing the railway theme, Alan Earnshaw continues his objective look at prototype vehicles and their miniature counterparts.

Fact File No. 3
It’s the turn of Albion this month, with the 126 and 127 models under the microscope.

Oldhams of Barford
The latest ‘Famous Fleet’ in our series is the Warwickshire haulage outfit Oldhams, which as Chris Woodcock explains is still going strong.

Events Guide
The first part of our 2004 events planner featuring those with a commercial vehicle interest.

McFlick, the Little Fire Engine
Preservation New Zealand-style as Christopher Moor relates the tale of a childhood ‘hero’.

Comet is a Shooting Star
Whilst out on a routine photo-shoot, Alan Barnes did a ‘double take’ when a familiar registration went by.

Cardiff Rivals
Another dip into the archive as Viv Corbin tells the story of two men set on a course of bitter rivalry.

New for Old
Firemaster was on hand to record the extraordinary sequence of events as Caldey Island received its replacement fire engine - by air!

Off the Tracks
In Model Corner Dave Gladwin looks at the history behind Feltham car No. 331, the subject of one of Corgi’s latest original omnibus models.

A Yorkshire Rose
Restoration in Practice; this month David Bowers looks at the complete renovation of a Ford E83W pick-up.

Pickfords for Parcels
The well-known transport firm are the subject of this month’s Tailgate.