BRISTOL 1874 – 1974 THE PEOPLE’S CARRIAGE by Various, Bristol Omnibus Company Limited, 1974 [ebook]


Hardcover book, pictorial boards, 12”x 8.5”, pp92 texr, cloured frontispiece, pp38 B&W half tone photographs.


This detailed and lavish publication was issued to mark a century of road transport in Bristol by the Bristol Omnibus Company, before it was absorbed into the National Bus Company.

Following a description of the growth of the local road network in horse drawn carriage and wagon days  It details the history of the city’s tram and bus networks, with maps and dates The development of pleasure powered road vehicle like charabancs and motor coaches is covered, as is the activity of Bristol Omnibus Company and predecessors activities outside the city at Bath and Weston Super Mare. Comprehensive lists of Directors and Managers with dates active.

Profusely illustrated with photos of  horse-drawn trams and buses, electric trams and internal combustion buses, charabancs, vans and taxis.



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