I AM CHRISTOPHER LEACH THE ARTIST. I started this blog so that I can share with everyone my vast collection of transport photographs showing a personal and nostalgic view of the industry with images that span some 45 years taking in the U.K and some of Europe. I have no darkroom and so rather than being the perfectionist after tidying them up I upload the images warts and all, and even those that won't scan squarely or are scratched. In a way it adds age and character. You are all free to download these for your personal use but please remember I still own them and you are not just free to use them without prior permission for any knd of publishing. Click on images to enlarge them and if you want to see more leave your comments or visit my website for the mother-site with galleries including those Buses & Girls: PICTUREWORLD
Sunday, 2 March 2008
Warstone's Green Bus Service
Green Bus of Great Wyrley is well known for it's fleet of elderly but extremely smart secondhand Leyland Leopards. Sadly they have nearly all departed and replaced by much more mundane Mercedes minibuses. But when they were still available before the Leopards, Warstone found the less powerful lighter Leyland Tiger Cub ideal for it's gentle routes down the country lanes of Staffordshire and built up a decent sized fleet of them. Here soon after they arrived in 1980 is No.3 one of a trio of former Burnley and Pendle Northern Counties bodied Tiger Cubs BCW 465-6/9.
This is a bit of a special occasion as it's some time since I added any new picture galleries to my website but I have just made a completely new one for this interesting little operator. I hope you will take a look!