Heritage Commercials | March 2006

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Heritage Commercials - March 2006

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6 The Thompson restorations
The spotlight turns on County Durham’s Peter and Joyce Thompson, and two of their three restored lorries.

11 News & Reviews
Three pages packed with interesting news snippets and straightforward product reviews.

14 Brewer’s Foden S21
Falkirk’s Jimmy Cairnie’s Mickey Mouse Foden S21 has been restored in its first owner’s livery - Bob Weir tells the story.

18 Morris Commercial T
New to a Middlesex Nursery, this little beauty has finally found a home in Gloucs, Colin Martin takes up the tale.

20 Cover story - Scania LB110
Following the LB76 Scania Vabis, the ‘110’ had to be special, Alan Barnes shows you in five pages just how special.

25 Readers’ Letters
Another brilliant selection of your letters - go on get one written ready for next month’s edition.

28 Holiday Idea
Fancy stepping back in time, holidaying in style and comfort, in a classic AEC coach? Look no further.

32 Ivel Transport Ltd
Andrew Simmonds, aided by driver Dave Cooper, look back at this well-known Biggleswade company’s history.

36 The Jevon Memoirs
He’s done it again, another memory-jerking look back at Tony’s driving days, illustrated by the man himself.

38 Austin K2 Tipper
Roger Hamlin was overwhelmed, not only by this superb restoration, but the unique location of the photo-shoot.

42 On Location
He knows a thing or two about photography does Malcolm Ranieri, just look at this month’s offering for proof.

44 LT Service Lorries
Last month’s archive feature on LT’s light Service Vehicles by Bill Aldridge, was very well received - enjoy Part II.

50 Spring Events Guide
Make sure you keep this copy of HC for ideas for your Spring weekends - April and May’s editions will complete the year.

55 Letter From NZ
If you thought you’d seen it all, you’re wrong - just look at these Kiwi ‘Motorhomes’ courtesy of NZ’s Nigel Hope.

56 Archive Brochure
We are indebted to ex-haulier, Albert Sismey for this wonderful Maudslay Meritor brochure - thanks Albert.

60 Bowscar Scrapyard
David Bowers stumbled quite by chance on this cache of decaying commercials when he took a wrong turning!

63 Jeff’s ‘Bus’ Jottings
Our own Jeff Colledge loves nothing better than delving into a company’s history, this time it’s Karrier Cars of

Huddersfield. 66 Taunton 2006
Gyles Carpenter dusted off his camera before heading west on New Year’s Day to see the road run - nice one Gyles.

68 Austin 10/4 Van
Alan Barnes is noted for his photography and writing - John Pomeroy for his restorations and infectious enthusiasm - the two got together with the Austin - result guaranteed.

73 ADvintage
This section deserves a second look, it’s filled with 100s of interesting lorry and lorry associated products - why not advertise in our Readers’ Ads section - it’s FREE.