A30 - Old Road

Another in the Old Road series, late 1950s at the turnpike cottage at the top of Snowdon Hill, Chard. A Longwell Green cabbed Bristol from the B.R.S. depot at Newton Abbot, Devon. (Cruising along at 30mph!) Best looking lorry ever, to my eye. The A30, from London to Lands End followed more or less the old stage coach route to Exeter. Lorries no longer to go this way. Probably not fast enough for today's Trucks. Read more