LFDCA-LFB Vintage fire engine in a Clapham street
A former Middlesex Fire Brigade pump escape which was visiting Clapham fire station. Middlesex was absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade in 1965 with the creation of the Greater London Council. This Dennis dual-purpose appliance was restored by fire service enthusiasts and used at displays and open days.. Here it is seen in a Clapham street with the 50 foot escape ladder slipped from the rear of the engine
© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library
The Wettest Derby on Record by The Tout, 1927
The Wettest Derby on record in 1927 with numerous well-known personalities of the turf coping with the flooded course with the help of umbrellas and rowing boats. Includes the jockey M. Bearey, Lord Londonderry, Lord Durham, Lord Glaneley, H. Beasley, C. Smirke, Frank Curzon, Mr A. K. Macomber, Lord Queenborough, Mr Jack Joel, Lord Astor, E. C. Elliott, Sir Abe Bailey, Mr Sol (Solly) Joel, Steve Donoghue, Reg Day, the Aga Khan, Tommy Weston, Lord Carnarvon, Sir Walter Gilbey, Brownie Carslake, Joe Childs, Lord Woolavington, Lord Derby, Mr Jack Hampton, Lord Lonsdale and Mr J. de Rothschild. Date: 1927
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Ditchling Beacon, South Downs East Sussex, England Inter Club Gliding meeting
Ditchling Beacon, South Downs East Sussex, England
Inter Club Gliding meeting at Ditchling Beacon.
Captain Stratton soaring in an R F D training glider.
1930s, 20th Century, Alfieri, Crowd, Enthusiasts, Glider, Grass, Hill, London, Nineteen Thirties, Twentieth Century