A Day in the Life - A Wartime Housewife
Whilst wandering the web I came across the Imperial War Museum's photographic archive, which as you might imagine is packed to the brim with wonderful old images, I thought I would share with you a couple of posts of my favourite sets as they are rather interesting and give a little insight into life on the Home Front during WWII. First up is the story of Mrs Olive Day. During the war The Ministry of Information's photographic department were commissioned to create information and propaganda…
Dave Cooper | Transport Photography | Based In York, Yorkshire
Midland Deckers Montage - seven Vehicles The showcase site for the creative work of WD, GS, and DP Cooper - cooperline.com
Sunderland balcony tram 28 waits at the Grangetown terminus in 1921. The track beyond was extended in 1920 and now connects with the Sunderland District Tramway so that their trams can run down to the Gas Office at the south end of Fawcett Street. The District trams will cease running to here in 1925 and this terminus will be moved off the road onto the pavement on the left. Enamel plates with the famous "Shop at Binns" adverts are being fixed to the ends of the trams this year from March…
The Harrington Dorsal Fin.
... as modelled by this preserved ex Lymers of Tean full fronted AEC Regal III URE 281. Undoubtedly 'of it's time' and no doubt considered very stylish but apt to frighten small children brought up in the era of Flash Gordon I'd have thought! Anyway, silliness aside, the beautifully restored AEC is a credit to it's caring owners. The coach achieved local stardom in (I think ... what do I know about football!?) 1970 when Stoke City won the FA Cup and it was their means of being paraded around…
London Transport WLT564(3) July 1968
The rail bridge in Hornshay Street , junction of Ilderton Road off the Old Kent Road in July 1968. During this time the Old Kent Road section had been one way working and out of service RM564 had taken a wrong turn and jammed under the bridge.
Prototype Routemaster RM1 on cover of Mecano magazine August 1956.
Cover of Mecano magazine fronm August 1956 depicting prototype Routemaster RM1 on trial runs on route 2 from Baker street to Crystal Palace.
King's Cross station in the 1950's
On a wet day, a trolleybus swings from the Euston Road into Pancras Road in it's way to Hampstead Heath, with an unidentified trolley close behind. NB to take a trip around the two mainline stations and view the vehicles, architecture and fashions of a bygone age, see the full "King's Cross in the 1950's" set of pictures by clicking this link..... www.flickr.com/photos/59082098@N05/sets/72157626070269684/