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Get around Yorkshire with transport old and new

Jowett Javelin Bradford or Lea Francis Coventry

Lea Francis cars and motor bikes date back to 1895 in Coventry. A total of almost 10,000 Lea-Francis vehicles were made until production ceased after the 1960 Lea-Francis Lynx failed to capture the buying public’s attention. Barrie Price, an old … Continue reading

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Boulby for Mines and Underground Laboratories

Boulby is a working potash and rock-salt mine with hundreds of miles of underground roads, tunnels and caverns. Alum was also mined near by to supply the die industry but potash and rock salt are now the main products taken … Continue reading

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Motors and Flags

Flags and motors are a bit like rainbows! You see one and then there is another right behind. That is no longer true of buses in the dales, you see one and then a week later lo and behold there … Continue reading

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