Glory Days: Aldershot & District
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.
Founded in 1912, Aldershot & District rapidly expanded its bus services in
Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey. By 1930 the company boasted some 236 vehicles, almost all of which were manufactured by the local firm of Dennis - a company that was to have close links with A&D throughout its existence. The company was to maintain its strong identity throughout its years until it was absorbed into the National Bus Company at the end of the 1960s. However, the traditions of the old 'Trancco' - as A&D was affectionately known - are still alive today courtesy of those ex-A&D vehicles that survive in preservation.
Hardback, 96 pages, black & white and colour photographs
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