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Background imageTruck Collection: Heflin UFO at Santa Anna, California, 1965

Heflin UFO at Santa Anna, California, 1965
At Santa Ana, California, truck-driver Rex Heflin sees this UFO from his truck, stops and hurriedly photographs it. Date: 3 August 1965

Background imageTruck 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 imageTruck Collection: Cwmpennar Colliery, Glamorgan, South Wales

Cwmpennar Colliery, Glamorgan, South Wales
View of Cwmpennar Colliery (also known as the Powell Duffryn Colliery), Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, South Wales

Background imageTruck Collection: Coal miner filling truck, South Wales mine

Coal miner filling truck, South Wales mine
A coal miner (Billy Hurland) filling a dram (coal truck) at Baldwins Level (nicknamed Clog and Legging) in a coalmine near Pontypool in South Wales

Background imageTruck Collection: Miner riding drams, Tirpentwys Colliery, South Wales

Miner riding drams, Tirpentwys Colliery, South Wales
A miner riding a journey of drams (coal trucks) at Tirpentwys Colliery near Pontypool in South Wales. Date: 1910

Background imageTruck Collection: Old Towngate - Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

Old Towngate - Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
Old Towngate, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. Holmfirth has become well known as the location of the situation comedy Last of the Summer Wine

Background imageTruck Collection: Ford Truck 1930

Ford Truck 1930
The Ford is a strong and capable truck - there you are, mate, the headline says it all, what more do you need to know ?

Background imageTruck Collection: Haulier and assistant, Baldwins Level, South Wales

Haulier and assistant, Baldwins Level, South Wales
A haulier and his assistant, with a pit pony pulling a truck, at Baldwins Clog and Legging Level, near Pontypool, South Wales

Background imageTruck Collection: Freight poster

Freight poster
Poster advertising a French freight company for the transportation of containers by rail. A vast railway network ensures swift delivery

Background imageTruck Collection: Welsh miner in coal mine pushing truck

Welsh miner in coal mine pushing truck
A Welsh miner, stripped to the waist, pushing a truck in a coal mine

Background imageTruck 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 imageTruck Collection: Foden 5 ton Steam Wagon M8681

Foden 5 ton Steam Wagon M8681, built in1916, at the 1959 Andover Steam Rally. (Foden Trucks was a British truck and bus manufacturing company which had its origins in Elworth near Sandbach in 1856)

Background imageTruck Collection: Omani Outside Broadcast truck

Omani Outside Broadcast truck
Salalah Sultanate of Oman. Omani Cameraman sitting on top of the green and orange Outside Broadcast truck. Small ladder leaning against van. Grey car park next to the van with Omani signage Date: 1977

Background imageTruck 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 imageTruck 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 imageTruck Collection: American 5th Marines on a troop train, France, WW1

American 5th Marines on a troop train, France, WW1
American 5th Marines travelling on a troop train soon after arriving in France during the First World War. Several of them are waving to the camera. Date: June 1917

Background imageTruck Collection: Norwich Norfolk Wherry probably 1920s

Norwich Norfolk Wherry probably 1920s

Background imageTruck Collection: Delivering Flour to the Queen Mary

Delivering Flour to the Queen Mary
Josph Rank Ltd. Millers - delivering Flour to the RMS Queen Mary, then Britains largest ship. She sailed primarily in the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967 for the Cunard Line. Date: 1936

Background imageTruck Collection: Lorry in a Jam

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

Background imageTruck Collection: Tour bus, 1920s

Tour bus, 1920s
Ziehler Albert, American Bus Truck Co. Interior, Lower Deck, Looking back. Lower deck, looking backward, of a double-decker bus

Background imageTruck 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 imageTruck Collection: 1920s car

1920s car
Automobile (Cars). Truck advertising Douglas C. Burrelle used cars

Background imageTruck Collection: Boy dragging coal wagon with harness and chain in mine

Boy dragging coal wagon with harness and chain in mine
A boy with a harness and chain between his legs drags a heavy coal truck along a low underground passage in a mine at Halifax, Yorkshire

Background imageTruck Collection: Amphibious Truck

Amphibious Truck
Members of the 462nd Amphibious Truck Company training for D Day in a two and a half ton deck on Carylon Beach in Cornwall in 1944

Background imageTruck 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 imageTruck Collection: Stalingrad Soldiers

Stalingrad Soldiers
Red Army soldies lie in wait amongst the ruins

Background imageTruck Collection: A British heavy howitzer in action on the Western Front against an opposing German position

A British heavy howitzer in action on the Western Front against an opposing German position. The shot has just been fired and Matania's drawing (done from official material supplied)

Background imageTruck Collection: Railway cutting works, discovery of fossilised trees

Railway cutting works, discovery of fossilised trees
Railway cutting works on the Manchester to Bolton line, discovery of fossilised trees. Date: 1840s

Background imageTruck Collection: Camels leaving Cairo for the Front, WW1

Camels leaving Cairo for the Front, WW1
A trainload of camels in Egypt belonging to the Imperial Camel Corps leaving Cairo for the Front. The picture was taken at a railway siding in Cairo

Background imageTruck Collection: Winding man, Tirpentwys Colliery, South Wales

Winding man, Tirpentwys Colliery, South Wales
The winding man at the coal face in Tirpentwys Colliery near Pontypool in South Wales

Background imageTruck Collection: Cornishman steam engine

Cornishman steam engine
The Cornishman steam engine on a railway track

Background imageTruck Collection: Foden Steam Wagon AN9568 London Pride

Foden Steam Wagon AN9568 London Pride (msn 13138), built 1928, at a 1959 Walford Cross auction. (Foden Trucks was a British truck)

Background imageTruck Collection: Foden D-type Steam Wagon RX1719 Early Bird

Foden D-type Steam Wagon RX1719 Early Bird
Foden D-type Steam Wagon reg. RX1719 Early Bird (msn 12852), built 1927, at Ferndown in dorset. (Foden Trucks was a British truck)

Background imageTruck Collection: Early locomotive railway engine, Dwarf

Early locomotive railway engine, Dwarf, used to pull the engineers inspection coach in 1862, London & North Western Railway Company. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageTruck Collection: Trinidad and Tobago - Pitch Lake at La Brea - Loading

Trinidad and Tobago - Pitch Lake at La Brea - Loading Pitch - British West Indies.. This particular truck has an M.G.W (Maximum Gross Weight) of 3 tonnes. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageTruck Collection: CHILD LABOUR IN MINES

CHILD LABOUR IN MINES
Cyclopaedia of Useful Arts showing children working down the mines, with a small boy acting as a "trapper" opening an air door for a truck to 1841

Background imageTruck Collection: Chism Ice Cream Factory, Reno, Nevada, USA

Chism Ice Cream Factory, Reno, Nevada, USA
Chism Ice Cream Factory, West Street, Reno, Nevada, USA -- workforce with truck at loading platform. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageTruck Collection: Hauling Produce Date: 1950

Hauling Produce Date: 1950

Background imageTruck Collection: Baghdad, Iraq - Saadoun Avenue

Baghdad, Iraq - Saadoun Avenue (now Saadoun Street). Date: circa 1960s

Background imageTruck Collection: Hillen Station, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Hillen Station, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Hillen Station on the Western Maryland Railroad, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, with locomotive and coal truck, and a Sears Roebuck warehouse in the background on the right. Date: 1939

Background imageTruck Collection: Ipswich trolley bus and Pickfords tow truck, possibly 1950s

Ipswich trolley bus and Pickfords tow truck, possibly 1950s

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

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

Background imageTruck Collection: Loading coal truck in a coal mine

Loading coal truck in a coal mine Date: circa 1900s

Background imageTruck Collection: Ludgate Circus London Victorian period

Ludgate Circus London Victorian period

Background imageTruck Collection: Early 1900s Burnley Tramways Overhead Wire Maintenance

Early 1900s Burnley Tramways Overhead Wire Maintenance
early, 1900s, Burnley, Tramways, overhead, wire, maintenance, truck, Vintage, Lantern, Slide, tower, lancashire, tram, staff, depot, wagon, , 13929648

Background imageTruck Collection: No Other Gift

No Other Gift
A wartime children's short story illustration of a little boy playing with blocks and a toy truck, alongside his father. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageTruck Collection: The Adventure Book For Girls

The Adventure Book For Girls
An illustrated front cover for a WW2 children's short story book, The Adventure Book For Girls. The image portrays an Auxiliary Territorial Service girl speaking with a land girl from out of her

Background imageTruck Collection: WW2 Christmas A. T. S. Cards

WW2 Christmas A. T. S. Cards
A pair of Auxiliary Territorial Service Christmas greetings cards, one shows a foil effect emblem with a ribbon, while the other bears an illustration of some servicewomen loading a truck with



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