Wheels Around the Highlands and Hebrides
For legal reasons the published couldn’t put the word ‘bus’ in the title of this book and so have after a gap of many years added another title in the Wheels Around… series of transport books showing vehicles – on wheels. Obviously I have to be very careful not to use the word 'bus’ too much in this blurb so without giving the game too much away let’s just say all the photos in this book feature a certain type of road transport used by paying passengers – and not a camper van even if the cover photograph of one of the Highland fleet does look a bit like one. From 1957 the author roamed far and wide on his own to photograph – to hell with it – buses and this continued during locum work in the Highlands and on holidays. The photos date from the mid to late 1960s and show the wonderful variety of vehicles operating across the Highlands and Islands at that time. Macbraynes feature at various locations as do smaller operators on Skye, Islay, Mull and the Outer Hebrides and in Inverness-shire, Ross-shire and Sutherland.
Softback, 56 pages, colour photographs with extensive captions.
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