27 September 2011


Western National On Tow
Jeff Lloyd Collection. Photographer unknown

Stunning shot of Western National recovery truck rescuing a Bristol VRT in Plymouth. This is towards to top of Alma Road, approaching Milehouse Depot.  Even the house behind the bus are long gone.

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  1. All the houses on Alma Rd are still there except for the ones which got demolished, those were a bit further down by the roundabout

  2. Thanks Rob. You are right!
    Its further up the hill than I realised. I should have noticed as I was there on Saturday as my sister lives in Earls Acre which is right behind where the picture was taken from!


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