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Heritage Commercials - June 2006

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6 Hoveringham Gravels
Five superb pages giving Hoveringham’s history in words and monochrome photographs by Alan Barnes.

12 News, events and reviews
This month’s offering includes a review of the Donington event including auction results - makes interesting reading.

18 Rowe Hillmaster review
David Craggs met three fascinating people, all of whom had either sold, operated or driven RHs for a living and presents a revealing six-page report.

24 Model mania
Jeff Colledge helped with technical info in the making of this fantastic series of models - Jeff looks at OBs in general and this one in particular.

26 Readers’ letters
Another selection from the heaps of top quality letters we receive. Keep it up, guys and gals - we love ’em and reward you with the best prizes.

30 Cover story
A four-page insight into the life and collection of Dorset haulier Norman Young, spotlighting his Atkinson eight-wheeler.

34 Elliotts of York
Tony Hawkridge brings us this interesting look at the Elliott heavy haulage fleet and its aspirations to emulate the big boys of the industry via the purchase and operation of an American Pacific.

40 Memories are made of this
We plan that this two-page look at lorry and bus drivers’ lives becomes a regular part of HC - simply brilliant.

42 On location
This Alan Barnes picture is simply stunning and is definitely worth the cover price.

44 Recovery by Commer
David Bowers has an almost uncanny way of coming up with unusual restorations and amusing anecdotes - and he’s done it again.

50 Kirkby Stephens 2006
This year, we look at the event through the southern eyes of Gyles Carpenter - he was impressed, and so will you be.

52 The Jevons memoirs
This month’s peek into the life of ex-driver AC ‘Tony’ Jevons sees him living and working in the Liverpool area - excellent.

55 Bedford TJ series
This month’s sales brochure features the normal control Bedford TJ series that achieved record sales overseas for Bedford.

58 A Minor miracle
The Morris Minor achieved unheard-of success in the British market. This piece features a rare split-windscreen pick-up example and it can be bought!

62 Brits Down Under
This time of the year we look to Roger Hamlin to brighten the pages of HC - he’s certainly done it with this look at one man’s collection in Oz.

66 TM Bedford artic
Alan Barnes takes a look at the life of this low mileage and lightly used Bedford, restored by haulier Martyn Croft.

70 Advintage
Hundreds of free readers’ sales and wants - let us help by including yours.