Random photographs - transport

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The AFS fire engine. It was housed on land belonging to the Institute Hut and heath End Road between the wars.

Random photographs - transport - History of Maypole, Dartford Heath




and below video from 1950 Colonial Film Unit showing (somewhat patronisingly) people new to the country how the system works
What a green and pleasant land this was through the eyes of LT !! We sort of remember the dignity and politeness of public transport from that by-gone age !




Below photo of the Railway Station courtesy of Dartford Borough Museum






Random photographs - transport - History of Maypole, Dartford Heath

No, this is not transport - it is where transport stopped outside Maypole School in 1935
Courtesy of London Transport Museum


Below to the left - trolley bus c 1950s and to the right RT c 1970s - both in Market St, Dartford

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Below the trolley buses which ran from Dartford to Woolwich - taken Broadway Bexleyheath c1950s
(Courtesy Bexley Archive)

Random photographs - transport - History of Maypole, Dartford Heath


Just for fun . . . . Kim Button (Maypoleman) in his 1946 Anglia racing - ever so slowly - along the lanes of Eynsford 17.2.08

Random photographs - transport - History of Maypole, Dartford Heath

Random photographs - transport - History of Maypole, Dartford Heath


Steam Train Bexley Station c 1910 taken from Bexley Archives website - they have copyright
Random photographs - transport - History of Maypole, Dartford Heath


Anyone remember the 'Double Decker' trains on the Loop Line ?

DD at Charing Cross - Copyright M Taylor



Below - inside.

Random photographs - transport - History of Maypole, Dartford Heath

The above are
Courtesy of
Bulleid Double decker Society


Below the 401 Bus - plying the route c1940s-1970s
Image taken Farningham courtesy of Ians Bus Stop
http://freespace.virgin.net/ian.smith/buses/index.htm#stop

Random photographs - transport - History of Maypole, Dartford Heath


Below (possibly mother of Wendy Saunders on motorcycle combination) - in rear alley of Baldwyns Road c1920s
Courtesy of Wendy Saunders

Random photographs - transport - History of Maypole, Dartford Heath

Random photographs - transport - History of Maypole, Dartford Heath


Above 'Wally of the week' Maypoleman on his Excelsior 250cc Talisman Summer 1968

Below what an Excelsior Talisman should have looked like prior to being butchered

1953 Excelsior Talisman Twin


Below 'Poser' Perran Newman on his 'lookalike' Goldstar mid 1960s

Random photographs - transport - History of Maypole, Dartford Heath


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Above
From Sheila Lusher nee Houlton - she suspects the above culprits to be
"We concluded that the chap on the bike is David Cruikshank. Left to right, we think they are: Ernie Gosling, Mosie Challice, Rose Challice (wife), Jackie Challice and David C. I am happy to be corrected by another reader, as this input is from my brother, although he seems very certain. Not many of 'em left, I don't suppose?
Had a lovely afternoon, reminiscing with Den".
Regards,
Sheila (16th. December 2007)
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Below type of fire engines from the Kent Fire Brigade attending heath fires c 50s/60s

Random photographs - transport - History of Maypole, Dartford Heath

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