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

Wednesday, 23 April 2008

SMT Leyland Lion

Not quite a little gem or the rarest of rare birds, but still as the sticker on the windscreen proclaims it is something of a Diamond as not many of the Danish DAB double-deckers entered service in the U.K. Nottingham City Transport took some which had quite a distinctive look but these Alexander bodied Scottish buses like No.1979 seen in Edinburgh on a 'Diamond Express Service' could have been mistaken for something much more mundane.

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