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Vintage open top Bristol KSW with Lowbridge conversion

New to Eastern National as a lowbridge decker in 1953. Rebuilt as open-top in 1965.

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bus, vintage, classic, bristol, chelmsford, ecw, double decker, open top, open topper, ksw, eastern coach works, united welsh

As a child my plane crashed in the Himalayas & I was raised by an advanced civilisation that taught me photography, ESP & precognition, no, wait that was the Champions wasn’t it?

Ah well, 50+ & getting more muddled by the day.

Hope you enjoy my work, and feel free to buy anything you like enough. :-)

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  • mando13
    mando13over 4 years ago

    Hey NICE grab BP. A few years ago I organised a “Magical Mystery Tour” as a fund raiser and sold 65 tics@ $60ea it was a big success + very popular nite of crazy creative events all over Melbourne Vic OZ in a Red Double Decker that looked very similar with the driver’s seating position over the engine like this one. CHEERS for giving me my memories back of a great happy friendly evening.

  • Glad to be of service,

    Thanks for your comments,

    Dave

    – buttonpresser

  • Hertsman
    Hertsmanabout 4 years ago

    I remember this one when it was in service at Clacton on Sea!

  • Gosh,

    Thanks for letting me know,

    Dave

    – buttonpresser

  • Aggpup
    Aggpupabout 4 years ago

    Lovely capture, When I was driving buses one of the drivers created his own open top Leyland PD2 when he went under the wrong bridge :) Fortunately he was empty at the time.

  • Thanks Dave,

    Did he keep his job?

    Dave

    – buttonpresser

  • Aggpup
    Aggpupabout 4 years ago

    He kept a job, thanks to the union :( but not as a driver fortunately!

  • Somehow I thought you’d say something like that. My brother used to be a bus driver, and I think he thought “on the buses” was a documentary.

    Dave

    – buttonpresser

  • Aggpup
    Aggpupabout 4 years ago

    ‘On the Buses’ wasn’t anywhere near as funny as real life. There’s this story…

  • Ha!

    The nearest I’ve come is Father Ted. When you’ve been educated by catholic Nuns & Priests it takes on a whole new meaning!

    – buttonpresser

  • George Lenz
    George Lenzabout 4 years ago


    Rhonda, and George

  • Cheers!

    DAve

    – buttonpresser

  • ellismorleyphto
    ellismorleyphtoabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations!

    You are a joint Challenge winner in Theme Thursday – Feature Friday in our Transport Challenge in July 2010.

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