Glory Days: United Counties
Each book in the 'Glory Days' series from Ian Allan Publishing celebrates a classic transport subject. Encompassing the history of each topic in the text, the books are also illustrated throughout with a fascinating selection of evocative photographs, many of them in colour. All those interested in the history of transport and local history will find in them a nostalgic picture of a vanishing world. From its beginnings in the years immediately before World War I, United Counties quickly expanded to
become the main bus operator in much of the rural East Midlands centred on Northampton.
In Glory Days: United Counties Kevin Lane examines the history of the company from its earliest years, through its development as part of the Tilling group in the 1930s and expansion in the 1950s, until it was eventually subsumed by the National Bus Co at the end of the 1960s. The wide range of vehicles operated over the years is illustrated, prominent amongst which are the many classic Bristol and ECW models favoured by the company.
Hardback, 96 pages, black & white and colour photographs
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