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
Wednesday, 27 February 2013
Tuesday, 26 February 2013
Monday, 25 February 2013
The Danish bus enthusiasts haven't discovered my photographs yet which is a pity as I took quite a number of operators in different locations. Jutland was particularly interesting for it's many small operator's and individual liveries, and I imagine this colourful localised world is now largely a thing of the past now we all live in a more uniform 'Aquamarine Arrivaland'. No doubt for some DAB bodies looked very much all the same but they were constantly being modernised enough to guess the date of manufacture and this example with Leyland running units seen in Aarlborg belonging to Carl E Sorenson of AARS dated from about 1980. The registration number gives us clues to it's age to as they were slowly going through the alphabet.