Vintage Transport in Yorkshire

Leeds Horse Tram

An early Leeds horse tram. The tram is carrying adverts for Bovril and Sunlight Soap Reference: West Yorkshire archive service  WYD4/101001

Since the industrial revolution, there has been a variety of transport in Yorkshire – from the early, horse drawn trams, to the beautiful steam engine. This was the age of steam, before the ubiquitous motor car became king of the road.

Leeds bus

Early Leeds Bus, West Yorkshire archive service Reference: WYD4/101003

Leeds Tram

Leeds Tram West Yorkshire archive service

West Riding Coach at Bradford, 1984

West Riding Tram, West Yorkshire archive service

Ribblehead Viaduct

Ribblehead Viaduct

Ribblehead Viaduct by Joe Dunckley, Flickr.

Steam train passing Ribblehead viaduct, North Yorkshire

Photos top – Reproduced courtesy West Yorkshire archive service WYAS

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