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

Thursday 4 March 2010

Stevenson's: All in a row

It only seems like yesterday but by the time Stevenson's of Uttoxeter sold out it's fleet of yellow buses to Arriva in the Nineties it was by far the largest Independent in Staffordshire and even the country. As can be seen in this view at Spath Leylands made up a large part of the fleet, but of course there were plenty of former London Transport Fleetlines and Metrobuses too.

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