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Locomotion and Transport

maggie mccall | Steam Train Cab, Braveheart, 75014

Steam Train Cab, Braveheart, 75014

Inside the driver's compartment of the steam train, called Braveheart, 75014 BR Standard Class 4-6.0. Built in December 1951 in Swindon. Withdrawn by British Railways in 1966. When it was sent for scrap. It rotted in Barry scrap yard for 14 years, was bought as a wreck in 1981, by a 4 man syndicate based on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. They bought it back to steam in 1994 & they sold it in 2002 to Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boat Company.
maggie mccall | Classic Bristol Car dartmoor

Classic Bristol Car dartmoor

Originally an aircraft maufacturing company, that wanted to provide employment for all the employees after there was a dramatic loss of orders and great financial difficulties after the 1918 Armistice. The Bristol Aeroplane Company undertook the manufacture of the Bristol Monocar. Becoming Bristol Cars Limited in 1960., Car production began in 1946. The company went into adminsitration in 2011. The adminstrators had revealed a desire to return to automotive production in 2018 with an all-new model, called the Bullet”.
maggie mccall | Yachts at Brixham Devon

Yachts at Brixham Devon

Tall Ship moored at Brixham. Brixham is a small fishing town & civil parish in the district of Torbay in the county of Devon. Brixham is at the southern end of Torbay, across the bay from Torquay. Fishing & tourism are the major industries of the town. The town is hilly & built around the harbour which remains in use as a dock for fishing trawlers & pleasure boats. It has a focal tourist attraction in the replica of Sir Francis Drake's ship Golden Hind that is permanently moored there.
maggie mccall | Train of Lights, Dartmouth

Train of Lights, Dartmouth

The train of Lights, Dartmouth Steam Railway. a steam engine pulling vintage carriages all covered & filled with festive lights, & retrofitted with projectors which illuminate the trackside as you travel through the dark landscape. Dartmouth Steam Railway, trains travel seven miles along the South Devon coast & into the Dart Valley with stations at Goodrington Sands, Churston & the beautiful village of Kingswear which sits opposite the pretty Port of Dartmouth.
maggie mccall | Yachts at Brixham Devon

Yachts at Brixham Devon

Tall Ship moored at Brixham. Brixham is a small fishing town & civil parish in the district of Torbay in the county of Devon. Brixham is at the southern end of Torbay, across the bay from Torquay. Fishing & tourism are the major industries of the town. The town is hilly & built around the harbour which remains in use as a dock for fishing trawlers & pleasure boats. It has a focal tourist attraction in the replica of Sir Francis Drake's ship Golden Hind that is permanently moored there.
maggie mccall | Buick Sport Roadster

Buick Sport Roadster

Buick is one of the oldest automobile brands in the world and the oldest in the United States. The first two Buick automobiles were made in 1899 and 1900 at the Buick Auto-Vim and Power Company”. Buick, now, is a division of the American automobile manufacturer General Motors. Named for automotive pioneer David Buick, it was among the first American marques of automobiles, and was the company that established General Motors in 1908.
maggie mccall | Christmas Carriage on the Dartmouth Steam Railway

Christmas Carriage on the Dartmouth Steam Railway

A Christmas Carriage on the Dartmouth Steam Railway. Dartmouth Steam Railway steam trains travel seven miles along the South Devon coast and into the Dart Valley with stations at Goodrington Sands, Churston and the beautiful village of Kingswear which sits opposite the pretty Port of Dartmouth
maggie mccall | Commer Breakdown Truck

Commer Breakdown Truck

Commer was a British manufacturer of commercial vehicles from 1905 until 1979. Commer vehicles included car-derived vans, light vans, medium to heavy commercial trucks, military vehicles and buses. The company also designed and built some of its own diesel engines for its heavy commercial vehicles.