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25th February 1909
25th February 1909
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The Large-scale Organisation of Road Transport by Motor Wagon.

Those who offer to step in where angels fear to tread are not unknown in the records of commercial motoring, and that little...

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Tractors in the W.D. Trials.

The Thornyeroft. The machine ■vhich we are able I:0 illustrate and describe this week is that which has been built by John I....

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The War Department's Competition.

Official Details of Arrangements and Routes. Assembly to-day (Thursday) ; Road Tests begin, 1st March; Trials conclude, 11th...

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Particulars of the Routes, Hills, and Long-Valley Test Area.

The Routes. ROUTE. I.—Date, 1st :March, 1909 : Depot; Officers' Club House; Farnham; Wrecclesham; Broxhead O'immon ; Bordon;...

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.10P4011: 1 1i, 7/ Motorbus

World. G.E.R. Services Discontinued. Notices have been issued by the Great Eastern Railway Company, to the effect that the...

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News and Comment.

Thir journal chronicles, fosters, and represents commercial motoring in all its branches : it has a genuine circulation and...

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Out and Home. —By "The Extractor."

Quite a neat little steel device for slitting the ends of cigars was given to me at fessop's steel works last week. It hangs...

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Motorcab Topics.

News contributions are invited : payment wi1.! be made on bublication. Blackpool Watch Committee declines to license taxicabs,...

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First Illustrated and Complete Report. Previous Belle Vue Shows. The first display of motor vehicles to be held at Belle Vue...

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Motors and the Ship Canal.

Manchester as a Centre. It is 15 years since, according to one Liverpool version, Manchester people were puzzled to know...

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Opinions from Others.

Mr. Herbert Austin's "Gate Change." The Editor, " THR COMMERCIAL MOTOR." [890] Sir :—In the " Out and Home " columns of your...

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Culled from Contemporaries.

A Selected Collection of Extracts from the British and Foreign Press. Was it an Earthquake? It is now thought that the...

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Answers to Queries.

Our readers will be informed by the Editor on any Points connected with the construction or use of commercial motors. Where a...

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Contributions from Drivers and Mechanics.

Ten Shillings Weekly for the Best Communi.cation Received, and One Penny a Line of ten words for anything else published....

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Patents Completed.

LUB RICATO R.—Searle and Another. —No. 7,123, dated 31st March, 1908.— This invention relates to sight-feed lubricators of the...