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, 3 September 2010

Abbott's of Blackpool in Plymouth

Blackpool was such a feast of transport delights it was easy to overlook it's top coach company Abbott's who ran a smart fleet of AEC Reliances before having to to turn Leyland with first the Leopard like Duple bodied EFR 97W and then later Tigers. By the time they sold out they had turned to Volvo.

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