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The 20th Century is the age of motoring and in south Lincolnshire the internal combustion engine has been a major factor in transforming the lives of ordinary people.
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Not strictly the history of motoring in South Holland but never the less an interesting archive for the petrol heads among us. I started driving in the early 1960's and my first car was a Ford Anglia. ...
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Michelin Guide from 1925 showing the car dealerships in Spalding . Courtesy of Martyn Brysland. The box with [100] in it indicates the number of cars that could be accommodated - The aerial symbol af ...
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When this 7-9 hp Panhard car was purchased in 1904 by Mr G F Birch of Spalding, motoring was still a somewhat hazardous adventure. Source: Spalding Free Press Year Book - 1939.
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Extract from Spalding Free Press Year Book for 1936. Its interesting to note there were regular carrier routes around Spalding both motor driven and by horse. To view the time table click on the li ...
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In this photo we see William Horace Brand, garage proprietor of Whaplode Drove driving his Model T Ford.  Photo dated as 1920's. William was fondly known as Bill, and began selling petrol and repai ...
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Motorist's guide to South Holland. Click on the link: AOS D 0067 Car tour ...
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