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Early Great Western Railways Motor Bus, Helston, 1904

NumberHESFM:1991.5696
PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
KeywordsHelston Transport Road Rail
PhotographerTrevaskis
Copyright© Helston Museum

One of the earliest sight-seeing bodies on a Milnes-Daimler chassis, 1904. The motor bus belonged to Great Western Railways, Helston. Twenty three members of railway staff can be seen sitting on the bus. Mr Sainthill Lindsey is seated in the front row, far right. Mr Lindsey was the first passenger guard on the Helston Railway from May 1887 to 1921 and again during the General Strike of 1926.