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Heritage Commercials - November 2008

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6 Tarnside Survivor
Alan Barnes reports on the restoration of the ‘Tarnside Survivor’ - Burridge’s Atkinson Borderer and bulk powder tanker trailer - the photography is unrivalled

12 News
Peter Love has collated these four pages of news to keep you informed and up to date on all things related to your hobby

16 Events Guide
Turn to pages 16 and 17 to find out where to go and what to see throughout October.

18 Leyland Lynx
David and Bronia Lloyd’s cracking restoration of a 1939 Leyland Lynx - words and pictures by David Bowers.

24 Readers’ Letters
Six pages straight from our post bag - simply the best.

30 TA Benson Amusement Caterers
We get a rare glimpse into the world of fairground transport with this excellent seven page article on TA Benson & Son by Alan Barnes.

38 St Ives Sand & Gravel
Paul Fox looks back at the history of the well known St Ives Sand & Gravel concern, with help from one of their former employees, John Rignall

44 On Location
These superb photographs by Gyles Carpenter perfectly capture the drama of heavy haulage in the ‘playpen’ at the 40th anniversary Great Dorset Steam Fair.

46 Archive Album
Four pages of sheer nostalgia as the late Arthur Hustwitt’s superb camerawork takes us back to Marble Arch during the 50s, 60s and 70s.

50 The Jevon Memoirs
In this month’s episode of this ever popular feature, Tony Jevon has encounters with low flying aircraft on the A66 and nearly gets blown up on the same road!

52 James Stockdale Ltd - Part 3
This instalment of Alex Hunter’s fascinating feature about a well known Yorkshire firm, takes their history through into the 70s.

58 Ferrymead Railway
We like unusual machinery here are HC, and a New Zealand based Leyland that runs on rails surely counts as such. Roger Hamlin brings us the story.

60 Strathmore Clansman
Bob Weir takes us north of the border to get the story behind Ross Yeaman’s beautifully restored Albion Clansman. 63 Subscription Coupon
Why not photocopy this page and thrust it into the hand of a loved one when they ask you what you really want for Christmas - you could end up with free HCs.

64 Bend 'em and mend 'em
Tony Hawkridge brings us tales of both ingenuity and disaster from the heavy haulage world of the 50s and 60s.

68 Gibraltar Austin Ten
Ivan Ostroff visits the ‘Rock’ and reports on a great little Austin Ten van still earning its corn in the Med.

72 From our Archives
This month we feature a brochure for the unusual Leyland Landmaster.

74 317 MT Sqn RAF
Former driver and founder of the Squadron’s Association, Bob Knight tells of its proud history and how to become involved if you were a serving member with them.

79 HC’s Marketplace
Pages jam-packed with private ads, all of which we are proud to say are current at the time of HC going to press.

84 Mercedes Benz - Part 2
Part two of the history of Mercedes Benz. This month lorry enthusiast and now Deputy Editor Stephen Pullen, tells their story from 1914 through to the end of hostilities in 1945.