Vintage Roadscene - February 2013

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Waitrose Transport
Terry Hammond dips into the John Lewis Archive for some pictures and comments.

The First Dodge Fire Engines –Part 2
Ron Henderson continues his discussion of the early post-war fire appliances built on Dodge chassis.

Derby Bus Station–Part 2
Robin Hannay looks at long-distance services using this pioneering bus station as he recalls his formative years.

Vanquished
Malcolm Bates looks at the tragic death of the British light commercial and asks how it happened.

BRS Bedfords
Mike Gosling shares more of his father’s period photographs of British Road Services vehicles.

Tanker Time
Mike Forbes comments on more of Edward Beazley’s pictures of lorries in London nearly 40 years ago – this time concentrating on tankers.

Mine’s a Pint !
Mike Forbes and David Riley have selected pictures of Bass delivery vehicles for our ‘Scenes Past’ this time.

Into transport without even trying
Keith Kitching takes us back to his early years with this prequel...

Buses at Rallies in the 1980s
Malcolm Wright looks back at some past events and asks where the vehicles are now.

Seddon Buses
Colin Chesterman offers something for bus fans this time, with comments on some unusual vehicles.

Great Dorset 2012
Mike Forbes and Vic Capon braved the weather to bring back some pictures of the action.

Trans-Pennine 2012
Peter Quinn provides us with some memories of the vehicles seen on last summer’s historic commercial run.

Scene and Heard
Lots of your letters on recent articles and other matters of interest.

Next Month
What’s in the next issue?

Tailscene
It’s still 1970 and another view of the Commercial Motor Show.