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Heritage Commercials - September 2007

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6 Isaac McAteer's Stroker
Isaac McAteer's newly restored aggregate bodied Commer Maxiload tipper is a real memory jerker - enjoy.

12 News
Keeping our readers up to date with commercial news both ancient and modern.

15 September Events Guide
A selection of places to go and what to see during September.

16 Gyles in Scotland
A pictorial report by 'Super Snapper' Gyles Carpenter giving readers a flavour of the NE Scottish Road Run.

18 Worth the wait
The Andrew Simmonds Bedford has been 23 years in the varying stages of restoration - Andrew tells all.

24 SA Bell Ltd - Part 2
Ex Bell driver and northern transport historian Alex Hunter has filed this six page report dealing with the famous Yorkshire Company of SA Bell ltd following its transition from AC Bell & Son.

30 Readers' Letters
Four pages of fact, comment and nostalgia penned by your goodselves - again, they're the best in the business.

34 Glen McBirnie Remembers
Author Glen McBirnie looks back on his life behind the wheel of all manner of commercials and highlights his days with RPC.

38 Carefoot's Re-visited
Lol Fish went back to Walter Carefoot Transport of Longridge after a 35-year absence and has filed this fascinating insight into the origins and currentworkings of this famous northern haulier.

42 On Location
Renowned photographer Simon Hopkins sent in this fabulous picture of the Dangerfields liveried Atkinson en route to Berkeley Castle showground.

44 Lakeland Laundry
All Ken Wilson's life has been connected in one way or another with laundry carrying vehicles, so why not restore one to bring his memories to life, reports David Bowers.

50 The Jevon Memoirs

This month Tony remembers 'digs' he's shared with fellow drivers - some good and some definitely bad.

52 Gaydon 2007
A pictorial review of this year's Gaydon gathering by David Craggs - a picture's worth a thousand words.

56 From Our Archives
Ringing the changes to this regular HC feature, this month we bring you a selection of fabulous archive pictures from Richard Granger's collection.

60 The Mortimore Story
Alan Barnes has filed this report dealing with the workings and history of Roger Mortimore's Heavy Haulage concern along with some fascinating company archive pictures.

66 The Barrhead Albion Claymore
This Albion must be one of the most famous Scottish restorations as it's clocked up 65,000 miles travelling to and from events over the years, reports Bob Weir.

70 Real cool F88 and Reefer
It has taken many years and many hands to bring this stunning F88 and reefer combination owned by Justin Lochhead to the rallyfields, reports Alan Barnes.

75 ADvintage
Do you want to move on your restored or unrestored commercial or turn your spares into hard cash - think Heritage Commercials ADvintage.