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Historic transport

Photographs taken (mostly by Tim Pharoah) of transport things more than 40 years ago. My favourite is the Glasgow standard tram.

Wuppertal Schwebebahn, Taken in 1971

Wuppertal Schwebebahn, Taken in 197…

British Railways seat reservation process in 1959. This took four letters to achieve, and involved handwritten replies. The bookiing was made 3 months before the date of travel. A reminder of how life was in the pre-digital age.

British Railways seat reservation p…

The west front of Exeter Cathedral, taken by Tim Pharoah's father in the 1920s. The area was cluttered with cars until at least the 1990s.

The west front of Exeter Cathedral,…

Tim Pharoah with his first car (well, actually it belonged to my father!) at Smarden, Kent

Tim Pharoah with his first car (wel…

Trongate, Glasgow, in 2013 for comparison. Somehow it seems to have lost its vitality although the buildings are mostly the same. (c) Google

Trongate, Glasgow, in 2013 for comp…

Glasgow

Glasgow "standard tram" from the 19…

Glasgow tram built in the 1930s, taken by Tim Pharoah in 1960

Glasgow tram built in the 1930s, ta…

The Isle of Wight steam railway was a delight, and some of it today is preserved. This photo was taken by Tim Pharoah inside a saloon type carriage at Cowes in 1965.

The Isle of Wight steam railway was…

Tim Pharoah displaying a talent for collecting junk, including the bike with no brakes! Taken in 1965

Tim Pharoah displaying a talent for…

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