Marvellous machinery

Just a few of the hundreds of lovingly restored vehicles which gathered at Ackworth Water Tower Field for the 2015 Steam and Vintage Rally

Pictures: staff photographer

Lorries of many marques and ages line up for inspection, every one immaculately turned out.
A rare beast indeed: a Vincent 1,000cc V-twin in full 'cafe racer' trim.
This Daimler Dingo armoured car saw service in World War Two and still sports an original 'Desert Rat' badge, discovered beneath later paint.
Made In Leeds: a 1927 John Fowler road roller.
Start 'em young: eleven-year-old Tyler McCluskey keeps an eye on his very own stationary engine.
A 1953 Jaguar XK120 which couldn't have looked any better in the showroom all those years ago.
Who said size matters? This miniature Foden steam waggon is an exact replica of the real thing.
They certainly don't make 'em like this chrome-laden 1957 Mercury Monterey any more…
Detail of a stunningly customised 1960s Lambretta.
Dubious history: this 1971 Bedford bus was bought by the Metropolitan Police to transport its officers to the picket lines during the 1984–85 miners' strike, where they earned a notorious – and still bitterly-remembered – reputation.
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