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  1. This happened while changing a wheel on the trailer, as on this type of load you did have to unchain the load and jack it up before getting to an inside wheel to change it and was known as "Wilson,s gap " after the driver
  2. another picture of the Samson in Brightside Lane
  3. Hi Fiddlesticks, we most likely did meet my first driver was Ian Green "flying officer Green " I went permanent reserve then Manchester board then driving left in 67 I married a conductress from Townhead Street and she still ain't got rid of me ha ha
  4. I started in 63 around August or September but at Townhead Street but we did have some duties in those days which did routes from other garages ,we did a couple of rounds on the 95 and and a few on the 101,s 102,s & 105s from Leadmill and a bit on 97/98 from Herries
  5. This is on waste land off Brightside Lane
  6. I remember Charlie he must have been one of the smallest goalkeepers in the pro game R.I.P. Mr. R. Springett
  7. I uploaded image before text and I was not able to insert text to photo this is M4401 JLF 621D for member 4401 based at Sheffield depot but picture is taken on some spare land off of Brightside Lane
  8. The Samson and it looks as if it is in the BRS depot at Staniforth Road
  9. Two of English Steel Company,s lorries a 8 wheel Albion and Foden
  10. The low bridge on the Upton 70 route was after leaving Wombwell as a normal double decker could duplicate to Wombwell in busy times but no further
  11. The 1285 t0 1291 AEC bridgemasters were mostly if not all "B" buses which were jointly operated on services out of Sheffield boundary,s   and had a broader blue band as I drove them on route 70 to Upton quite often in the 60s
  12. ​The bridgemasters were mostly used on routes 101,102 and 105 and they were on air suspension so bounced and rolled a bit
  13. Eric Morton in a Scammell Constructor looks as if it is taken in English Steel Corporation                                                 
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