Retrofuturist movie stuff? Not at all!
(by 30mog @ Flickr)
This splendid coach was built by Thomas Harrington & Sons of Hove, East Sussex, in 1950. A decidedly 'prewar' streamline design on a loyal AEC Regal III platform.…
The Clipper, an undisputable Golden Age icon, was born in the Diesel Era.
In 1938, the Flxible Company presented its first rear-engine bus, a 25-passenger streamliner with Buick engine. Next year, the number of seats was increased to 29.
Here are some pre-war Clippers:…
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In good old England there was a homegrown streamline style - the Airline (see SS Airline Saloon). Besides, the coachbuilders were influenced by the American buses, notably… Continue
Toys? State-of-art models? No, real red doubledeckers under one roof with the green ones, as well as trams, trolleybuses, taxicabs and subway trains.
London Transport Museum in Covent Garden is a proud owner of great vehicles and also possesses a vast image archive, available online.
Let us see some pictures from the interwar era:…
Added by lord_k on October 23, 2009 at 6:30am — No Comments