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
Friday, 30 October 2009
Madder and White: Edinburgh Farewell
Lothian transport lost it's last Leyland's some time ago and now as the last high-floor double-deckers have been withdrawn it also marks the end of the this superb and extremely smart madder and white livery dating back many tears. However one the the final batch, a Volvo Olympian has been preserved as a heritage special occasions bus. When I took this photo in the Nineties Edinburgh was still enjoying the roar of accelerating Leyland Atlanteans.