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AviationThe latest edition of this guide to post-war general aviation manufacturers and their aircraft, now published by Midland, has the familiar alphabetical format of its predecessors with model-by-model tabular listings of the larger producers giving detailed information on the differences between ...
Keywords: post-war, model-by-model, tabular, composite, starter, simpson, aermacchi, aero, aero, aero, boero, aero, aero, kuhlmann, aeromere, aeromot, aeropract, aeroprakt, aeropro, aeroprogress, aerospace, australia, aerospatiale, aerospool, aerostar, aerostyle, aerotec, aerotechnik, evektor, ulbi, airtractor, aisa, alaparma, aliviberti, alpla, ambrosini, microflight, anahuac, antonov, aquila, atec, auster, avia-lombardi, aviakit, aviamilano, avro, beagle, beech, raytheon, bellanca, beriev, technik, bhel, boisavia, bolkow
Buses, Road VehiclesThe dominant road transport operator on the Isle of Wight was Southern Vectis, which owed its origins to a single route from Cowes to Newport started in October 1921. From these limited beginnings, the company expanded with the Southern Railway acquiring a 50% share of the newly-entitled Southern ... From the series Glory Days …
Keywords: wight, wight, vectis, newport, vectis, omnibus, vectis, vectis, fare, winter, subsidise, winter, vectis, vectis, glyn, kraemer-johnson, bishop, rule, mister, roof, go-ahead
Buses, Road VehiclesNorthern General has a great and illustrious history, coming to dominate bus services throughout much of northeast England and even after its absorption in the National Bus Company it continued to expand. Here is the full story, graphically told by Bob Kell of the North East Bus Preservation Group. ... From the series Glory Days …
Keywords: northeast, kell, kell, motor-bus, aecs, build-them-yourself, hayter, chassis
Buses, Road VehiclesSouth Wales Commercial Motors, first established in 1920, adopted its more familiar Western Welsh name in 1927 when the Great Western Railway acquired a shareholding in the business. In 1931, the operator's parent company was acquired by British Electric Traction, which controlled the business ... From the series Glory Days …
Keywords: welsh, welsh, parent, cardiff, welsh, cardiff, pembrokeshire, carmarthenshire, leyland, contributor, pint, stupid, wartime, tailpiece
Buses, Road VehiclesThe latest addition to our long-running and successful ‘Glory Days' series examines the history of Wilts & Dorset Motor Services Ltd. The company was set up as long ago as 1915. Some of the people active in its formation had earlier been involved in the establishment of the Southdown company ... From the series Glory Days …
Keywords: dorset, dorset, southdown, empire, bristol, chassis, bodywork, dorset, leyland, daimler, dorset, dorset, salisbury, dorset, wiltshire, salisbury, marlborough, trowbridge, weymouth, andover, hampshire, berkshire, andover, newbury, basingstoke, hypher, horsepower
Road Vehicles, RailwaysFollowing their highly-acclaimed book British Railways Road Vehicles, Bill Aldridge and Alan Earnshaw now turn their attention to the road vehicle fleet operated by the great Western Railway between. Often known as god's Wonderful Railway. the mighty GWR were always at the forefront of new areas of ... From the series Famous Fleets
Keywords: aldridge, earnshaw, nook, 20th-century, aldridge, earnshaw, lorry, railhead
Road Vehicles, RailwaysWhen the Great Western Railway was formed as part of the 'Big Four' under the 1921 Grouping of the Railways Act, it had a massive advantage over its neighbours, as the GWR was already an existing company, and thus quite unlike its three new contemporaries. The GWR therefore merely 'took-over' the ... From the series Famous Fleets
Keywords: took-over, paddington, swindon, lner, policy, policy, paddington, slough, early-1920s, foreseen, game, earnshaw, earnshaw, cartage, post-war
RailwaysFor this second volume of Norman Lockett's photographs, we move to his favourite railway, the Great Western and, in particular, the main line between Bristol and Plymouth. Beginning in the mid 1930s, Norman captured the GWR's last great era, before the Second World War and then Nationalisation ...
Keywords: lockett, bristol, plymouth, plymouth, weston-super-mare, glass, arlett, lewis, wallow, arlett, lockett, post-war
Trams, Road VehiclesA complex network of almost four route miles served the coastal communities and it carried a fine fleet of traditional open-top electric tramcars. The earlier horse worked system is also extensively illustrated, as are many long-lost local landmarks. From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: yarmouth, gorleston, caister, open-top, horse, long-lost, mackley, newtown, wellington, fishwharf, vauxhall, caister, gorleston, termini, southtown, fancy, tramway, norfolk
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