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Heritage Commercials - July 2008

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6 A Scammell reborn
Alan Barnes went to see the Simmonds family who are real Scammell enthusiasts who have on a very limited budget, refurbished their Handyman as a tractor unit.

12 News
Peter Love brings you yet another three pages of news that includes auction results, which will keep you bang up to date with lorry prices achieved under the hammer.

16 Events Guide
A selection of ideas of what and where to go during the month of June 2008 - enjoy.

18 The other Jensens
Transport historian and writer, Bill Aldridge turns the spotlight on the lesser-known Jensen products and the reasons behind them appearing on the commercial vehicle market.

24 Mack transporting ERF!
David Bowers met Geoff Maskell who owns several Mack military vehicles, to find out how he transported them to events - why on an ex NCB ERF of course!

28 Readers’ Letters
Another five pages of great letters penned by you the readers -keep ’em coming, they’re by far the best in the business.

34 Company Profile - Bowaters
A fascinating six-page company profile dealing with the famed Bowaters concern, written and compiled by Alan Barnes, with archive pictures supplied by Len Valsler.

40 Archive Album
More pictures from the 50s taken around London by the late Arthur Hustwitt - if these don’t bring back memories, nothing will.

44 The Jevon Memoirs
This month’s self-illustrated offering by Tony Jevon sees our hero working for Bailee Freight Services hauling hazardous loads with an LV-cabbed ERF.

46 On Location
As the magazine is chockablock full, in order to bring you a pictorial report of this year’s Llandudno Transport Festival, we’ve had to hijack the usual centre spread space.

48 Greenwoods Transport
Paul Fox felt it was high time that a feature was written about the much revered Huntingdonshire transport operator, Ted Greenwood and his company.

52 Marston Road Services
Based on a selection of pictures loaned by reader Dennis Burnett to HC, transport historian Derek Rayner has complied this three-page history of the company.

56 Transport Saudi style - Part 3
From comments made by readers, it seems that you’re enjoying Ian Pender’s look back at his time in Saudi Arabia -enjoy Part 3.

60 Dublin delights
Ex-haulier, Mick Hunt who lives on the outskirts of Dublin decided in his retirement to restore lorries that would remind him of his earlier haulage life - a TK Bedford and a 500 Series Dodge.

66 From Our Archive
BR ‘Fred’ Emery has sent in this sales brochure produced by AEC at Southall about their Mammoth Major. Here are four pages of extracts from that brochure.

70 Spotlight on service
Classic lorry owners, Eric and Susan Wheelwright started up a unique business - Historic Commercial Recovery Ltd - here’s how it works.

72 The Navy Lark
Bob Weir tells the restoration story of the Ritchie family’s 1966 ex-Royal Navy AEC Mammoth Major that they rescued from a scrapyard near Perth.

76 Dr Rudolf Diesel and MAN
Stephen Pullen has put together this fascinating eight-page anniversary tribute to MAN and one of their former employee, Dr Rudolf Diesel.

84 HC’s Marketplace
Seven pages of free ads and service providers, which were current on press day thanks to the untiring efforts of our advertising lady, the lovely Annie Durrant.