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, 11 September 2010

Saturday Morning in Blackburn

In Summer 1967 there was enough work to bring older members out to work like this Crossley bodied Guy Arab 111 No.123 CBV 423 bought for Blackburn's tramway replacement in 1949. It awaits it's next run to Guide via South Darwen whilst behind it is the Corporations other favoured bus the Leyland. This equally old all-Leyland PD1 No.114 BBV 909 of 1948 was bound for Shadsworth. Note on the first bus how operators used the limited to destination place to get the writing in.

1 comment:

The Darrener said...

that would be via Lower Darwen, a part of Blackburn Borough, South of the Town