SD3218 : Varied transport on Southport beach

taken 66 years ago, near to Marshside, Sefton, Great Britain

Varied transport on Southport beach
Varied transport on Southport beach
Centre of the picture is one of the open buses (built, actually, on lorry chassis) that used to operate along the sands to Ainsdale beach. It was a bumpy and jerky but enjoyable ride. Further back on the sand are seen two DUKWs, or 'Ducks', as they were affectionately called. These amphibious vehicles gave you a ride on the sand AND a trip on the water. All around we see holidaymakers enjoying the good weather, for this was before the days of mass tourism to such places as Spain or Tunisia.
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SD3218, 90 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
2 June 1951   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 January, 2007
Category
Beach   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 329 181 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:39.3043N 3:1.0044W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 328 180
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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