Many of the men of Sunderland tramways went to the trenches in France during the first world war and some of them didn’t come back. Feisty women kept the trams going as drivers and conductors whilst the men were away but maintenance was cut to a minimum and cosmetic repairs and painting were mostly suspended for the duration. Number 9 typifies the state of the fleet as it waits to leave Grangetown for Fulwell. Something has taken a vicious bite at the dash plate and the cream paintwork is…
Photo Card - Liverpool Corporation Tram
Liverpool Corporation Tram This brilliant old mode of transport would have long since left us - EXCEPT for the wonderfully skilful work of the Merseyside Transport Preservation Society who have fully restored it to its wonderful working condition. The Tram runs along the tramway on the Wirral and forms part of the collection in the Wirral Transport Museum. This high quality gloss photo card, has a side fold and can be used for almost any occasion, it has been left blank for you to add…
Red Tram near Whitty Street Tram Depot
I took these photographs over a couple of beautiful days at the end of May. The sun shone, the temperatures were pleasant (below 30°) and the humidity low. Ignoring all the urgent items on the "to do" list, I packed up my camera and Octopus card and just wandered. An iconic red tram close to Whitty Tram Depot. I took this from my prime position at the front of another tram.
10 Things to See and Do in Melbourne Australia - MapQuest Travel
The city of Melbourne Australia is home to over 4 million people making it the second most populated city in Australia, coming in second only to Sydney. Located on the bay of Port Philip, Melbourne has so much to offer it’s no wonder why it’s currently rated as the Most Livable City in the World. […]