Vintage and Classic Vans

Biglorryblog: Old Bedfords Never die

Biglorryblogs  old mate Paul spotted this van which he thought might be of interest to the Anorak army. The van which looks as if it has had a hard life and appears to have been parked under some trees for a while is a 1972 /1973 “L” registration Bedford van which makes it 44 to 45 year old and makes it …

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Biglorryblog: Class in Cumbria

Paul  sent this e-mail to Biglorryblog@gmail.com with the accompanying great photos Hi Big Lorry Blog I thought you and the Anorak Army might be interested in a vehicle I spotted yesterday.  I was shopping in my home town of Brampton in Cumbria when I spotted the vehicle which turned out to be a very smart looking 1946 Morris Commercial van …

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Biglorryblog: The CDVS show part 2- the modern trucks

As promised here is part two of Pauls photo’s from the Carlisle and District  Vintage Society truck show. This time the more up to date trucks Stylish MAN Plenty of Scanias to drool over Even the most of mundane of trucks can be made into something special with a little elbow grease and a lot of commitment Some Yank muscle …

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Biglorryblog at the CV show 2016

Biglorryblogs back at his desk in the Northern outpost, with tired feet after pounding the halls at this years CV show.    With only one major truck manufacturer attending you could be forgiven for thinking it will be a little bit of a damp squib, but the truth is there is plenty there for Truck lovers. I will let Biglorryblogs mates …

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Sit back for Part 1 of the Carlisle and District Vintage show on Biglorryblog

In April, exhibitors and spectators from all over the North of England and Scotland headed to Borderway Auction mart, just of M6 J43 in Carlisle for the annual Carlisle & District Vintage Society Trucks Show, which featured modern and vintage trucks along with car, tractors, motorcycles and static steam engines. As usual Paul took his camera along and took some …

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Old Italian Fiat trucks. Biglorryblog gets an offer he can’t refuse…from Sicily

Following Biglorryblog’s recent postings on old Fiat trucks, Globe-trotting wagon driver Nick Garlick has sent me these snaps from his recent trip to Sicily. Nick tells me: “I came across these three excellent ‘proper Misters motors’ sheltering from the midday sun in Palermo port. Enjoy!” For more ancient Italians click through here… This slightly ‘younger’ 8×2 (the Italians were big …

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