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Lorry Collection

Background imageLorry Collection: Preston Docks, Lancashire

Preston Docks, Lancashire
A wonderful photograph showing the Bardic Ferry unloading British Road Services trucks while docked at the quayside in Preston, Lancashire. Photograph by Heinz Zinram

Background imageLorry Collection: Richhill, Co. Armagh

Richhill, Co. Armagh - a view looking down to the green with a lorry and motor car on the road. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Armagh; Richill). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageLorry Collection: GLC-LFB - Foam Tender at East Ham

GLC-LFB - Foam Tender at East Ham
The GLC-LFB was created on 1 April 1965. A series of photos was commissioned of each type of fire engine, either within or absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade

Background imageLorry Collection: NFS 60ft hand-operated turntable ladder, WW2

NFS 60ft hand-operated turntable ladder, WW2
An Austin K4-Merryweather 60 foot hand-operated turntable ladder (TL). A total of 50 such appliances were built and mounted on Austin K4 chassis for the Home Office between 1942 and 1943

Background imageLorry Collection: Biba move to Kensington Church Street

Biba move to Kensington Church Street
A highly publicised moving day for the Biba boutique of Barbara Hulanicki as around 60 models and well-known sixties personalities help to move the shop from its original Abingdon Road location to

Background imageLorry Collection: GLC-LFB appliance fleet -- Emergency Tender

GLC-LFB appliance fleet -- Emergency Tender
The GLC-LFB was created on 1 April 1965. A series of photos was commissioned of each type of fire engine, either within or absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade

Background imageLorry Collection: GLC-LFB appliance fleet -- Emergency Tender

GLC-LFB appliance fleet -- Emergency Tender
The GLC-LFB was created on 1 April 1965. A series of photos was commissioned of each type of fire engine, either within or absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade

Background imageLorry Collection: LCC-LFB general purpose lorry

LCC-LFB general purpose lorry
A general purpose lorry, manufactured by Dennis of Guildford

Background imageLorry Collection: Bertram Mills Lorry

Bertram Mills Lorry
The Circus Comes to Town! A picturesque setting for the Bertarm Mills Circus, at Maidstone, Kent, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageLorry Collection: Cover design, Progress, April 1927

Cover design, Progress, April 1927 - Lever Brothers magazine, mythological figure in Liverpool Date: 1927

Background imageLorry Collection: Breakdown lorry from Lambeth fire station in action

Breakdown lorry from Lambeth fire station in action
The breakdown lorry, from Lambeth fire station, being deployed to move a lorry involved in a serious accident with the OXO lorry in the distance

Background imageLorry Collection: Mapleton Hotel, Coventry Street, London

Mapleton Hotel, Coventry Street, London
Mapleton Hotel and restaurant, Coventry Street in central London just along from Piccadilly Circus. A lorry with milk churns is in the foreground

Background imageLorry Collection: Steam lorry, Llandyssil, Powys, Mid Wales

Steam lorry, Llandyssil, Powys, Mid Wales
A steam lorry (Manns patent steam cart) belonging to Evans & Jones, haulage contractors, laden with goods which have just been loaded from a train at Llandysul (or Llandyssil)

Background imageLorry Collection: Chislet Colliery 1930S

Chislet Colliery 1930S
Chislet Colliery was located next to the Canterbury-Margate road, Kent. Two shafts were first sunk in 1914. Despite surviving nationalisation in 1947, the mine closed in 1969. Date: 1930s

Background imageLorry Collection: Coal Men 1960S

Coal Men 1960S
Two coal men, young and old, lift heavy sacks of coal off their lorry. Date: early 1970s

Background imageLorry Collection: GLC-LFB Eastern Command Control Unit

GLC-LFB Eastern Command Control Unit
The GLC-LFB was created on 1 April 1965. A series of photos was commissioned of each type of fire engine, either within or absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade

Background imageLorry Collection: GLC-LFB appliance fleet -- Breakdown Lorry

GLC-LFB appliance fleet -- Breakdown Lorry
The GLC-LFB was created on 1 April 1965. A series of photos was commissioned of each type of fire engine, either within or absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade

Background imageLorry Collection: LCC-LFB Fire engines in the HQ drill yard

LCC-LFB Fire engines in the HQ drill yard
Lambeth fire station appliances in the drill yard together with senior officer staff cars, and a lorry delivering stores

Background imageLorry Collection: Unloading Ships at London Docks, 1908

Unloading Ships at London Docks, 1908
Illustration showing various cargoes coming ashore at London Docks, in the East End of London, 1908. Elephants tusks, barrels

Background imageLorry Collection: The Square, Strangford

The Square, Strangford - a view of the town square with men and a motor lorry to the right and the Castle to the extreme left. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Down; Strangford)

Background imageLorry Collection: Coal arriving at Orgreave

Coal arriving at Orgreave
Pickets and police look on as coal is brought into the British Steel coking plant at Orgreave, South Yorkshire during the Coal miners strike

Background imageLorry Collection: Vintage Lorry outside The Old King Cross Inn, King Cross, Yo

Vintage Lorry outside The Old King Cross Inn, King Cross, Yo
Vintage Lorry outside The Old King Cross Inn (awaiting identification), King Cross, Halifax, near Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire, England. Date: 1910s

Background imageLorry Collection: Girls with dolls and prams, Balham, SW London

Girls with dolls and prams, Balham, SW London
Two little girls with dolls and prams on a Balham street, SW London. Date: circa 1961

Background imageLorry Collection: Robinsons Ltd removal vans, Cricklewood, NW London

Robinsons Ltd removal vans, Cricklewood, NW London
Two Robinsons Ltd removal vans, Cricklewood, NW London, also at Knolls House, Manchester and Moseley Road, Birmingham, offering a weekly road service. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageLorry Collection: Traffic congestion, Covent Garden, London WC2

Traffic congestion, Covent Garden, London WC2
Traffic congestion in the Covent Garden area, London WC2, showing a view along Henrietta Street from the corner of Bedford Street during the morning of 26 March 1959

Background imageLorry Collection: LCC-LFB foam carrier and foam equipment

LCC-LFB foam carrier and foam equipment
The foam carrier (lorry) and pump-escape from station 71 Battersea demonstrating the foam making capability of front-line fire engines

Background imageLorry Collection: Lorry in a Jam

Lorry in a Jam
A huge tank on the trailer of a truck. Date: 1970s

Background imageLorry Collection: Delivery truck c. 1910

Delivery truck c. 1910
Hearse and Casket Body on Buick m/4 Four Cylinder Commercial Chassis. Photographic post card of a drawing or print of a Buick hearse

Background imageLorry Collection: A Mazawattee Tea Van

A Mazawattee Tea Van

Background imageLorry Collection: Road widening in Brixham, Devon

Road widening in Brixham, Devon
Road widening in Middle Street, Brixham Devon, with an Albion lorry and mechanical digger

Background imageLorry Collection: Joseph Yates Ltd - 33 Vauxhall Bridge Road

Joseph Yates Ltd - 33 Vauxhall Bridge Road
Joseph Yates Ltd - Timber Merchant - 33 Vauxhall Bridge Road, Pimlico, London

Background imageLorry Collection: ROBINSONS REMOVAL MEN

ROBINSONS REMOVAL MEN
Employees of Robinsons Removals unload a lorry in Felpham, nr. Bognor, Sussex. Date: 1960s

Background imageLorry Collection: A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens - Coloured slide with handwritten inscription - Lorry reads the dispatch Recalled to Life

Background imageLorry Collection: French artillery shells being loaded for transport

French artillery shells being loaded for transport
French soldiers load artillery shells for their guns at Verdun onto a lorry for transport. 1916

Background imageLorry Collection: Removal Men and their vans

Removal Men and their vans
A pair of early motorised removal lorries and their teams of removal men - the company is P. W. Caswill of Acton Lane, Chiswick, London - they also offered warehousing

Background imageLorry Collection: Concrete Transporter

Concrete Transporter
A builder climbing into a ready-mix concrete transporter lorry

Background imageLorry Collection: Irish Farmers Meet a Creamery Lorry, Republic of Ireland

Irish Farmers Meet a Creamery Lorry, Republic of Ireland

Background imageLorry Collection: Chesham, Bucks, Watercress Lorries, Mash & Austin Ltd

Chesham, Bucks, Watercress Lorries, Mash & Austin Ltd
Chesham, Buckinghamshire, Watercress Lorries of Mash & Austin Ltd. - suppliers to Covent Garden Market. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageLorry Collection: WW1 - 13 pounder anti-aircraft gun on a Thorneycroft

WW1 - 13 pounder anti-aircraft gun on a Thorneycroft lorry near Fricourt, France - August 1916

Background imageLorry Collection: Anti aircraft gun on a Thorneycroft lorry, Fricourt

Anti aircraft gun on a Thorneycroft lorry, Fricourt, August 1916

Background imageLorry Collection: WW1 Remains of an ammunition lorry, Forest of

WW1 Remains of an ammunition lorry, Forest of Nieppe, 8th July 1918

Background imageLorry Collection: Remains of an ammunition lorry Forest Of Nieppe

Remains of an ammunition lorry Forest Of Nieppe 8th July 1918

Background imageLorry Collection: City of Edinburgh Cleansing Department lorry, early 1900s

City of Edinburgh Cleansing Department lorry, early 1900s Date: circa 1900s

Background imageLorry Collection: WW1 oil and petrol, Shell Motor Spirit, Best of Allies

WW1 oil and petrol, Shell Motor Spirit, Best of Allies, Always in the Front Date: circa 1915

Background imageLorry Collection: A British transport depot during WW1

A British transport depot during WW1

Background imageLorry Collection: Holmfirth Towngate probably 1920s

Holmfirth Towngate probably 1920s

Background imageLorry Collection: Cudworth The Crescent early 1900s

Cudworth The Crescent early 1900s

Background imageLorry Collection: Portpatrick Harbour probably 1930s

Portpatrick Harbour probably 1930s



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