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
Saturday, 5 July 2008
Manchester: All Change!
I'm sure not just for the enthusiasts but all who remember them a smart preserved bus painted in proper colours must bring a bit of cheer even on a horrible wet day. Former North Western Road Car 206, a Weymann bodied Bristol L5G of 1950 was busy taking past in the Stockport Weekend held at the Boyle Street Bus Museum a month or so ago. Manchester seems to be going through a bit of a renaissance at the moment with lots of high-rise building in particularly dilapidated areas such as here north of the city centre in the Ancotes District.