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WHC Motor Bus No.39 - 1942

What we know about this image :

The standard wartime single-deck vehicle was the petrol-engined Bedford OWB, and West Hartlepool took two of them in 1942, with SMT 32-seat bodies, but kept them for only five years.  No. 39 (EF 7408) is shown here outside the Corporation Depot.  The driver is wearing the standard uniform of the time.

Date (of image) : 1942

Donor : Mr. John Watson

Creator : unknown

Part of the "J. Pearson" collection


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