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First of all a stunning tribute to our Veterans of D Day and all other theatres by Wes Ashton who has the SHADOWS OF OUR PAST Facebook page, well worth a visit. This image below is to me, one of the best, if not the best I have ever seen on this theme.
Recently a hoard of WORLD WAR 2 no 76 SIP grenades were found in busy Plymouth, that cased traffic chaos......here.
I am putting most of my new stuff, and there is LOADS!!!
Note railway trucks on OCEAN QUAY which is now Mayflower Marina. Ultra hi res scan from a contact print off a glass plate negative by Jonathan Hill.
If you have a machine that you are considering selling, please give us a try for a discreet, no hassle transaction.1961; original registration; Nutley Blue; Streamliner Fairing although this could easily be removed; featured in April 1997 Issue of The Classic Motorcycle; previous owner 26 years; very lovely machine throughout1959; Wideline Featherbed; Not Matching Numbers but they are quite close; original registration; very smart machine having been comprehensively restored not that long ago although the tank looks nice it would benefit from a refurb/paint as it has a few scratches etc; starts very easily; runs and rides extremely 1952; Matching Numbers; original Buff Log Book; original valuable 5 digit registration; machine is featured in the Book 'Classic Superbikes from around the World'; raced in the 1952 Senior Clubman TT and finished 12th which is well documented; oily rag cosmetically and very good mechanically; rare opportunity Black; 1980; Matching Numbers; Panniers; last used in 2006 but starts and runs very well with a very sweet sounding engine; can be sold as it is as a running project or we will service/commission & MOT it as preferred; will clean up nicely but certainly not Concours; long term last owner. Sunbeam Motorcycles, Classic Bikes For Sale, Classic Motorcycles For Sale, Vincent Motorcycles For Sale, Brough Superior for Sale, Ariel, AJS, Matchless, Classic Ducati For Sale, Benelli, Aermacchi, Moto Guzzi, MV Agusta For Sale.Apologies again, again & again for some of the sites going down.This is a server issue of which I have no control, however, the long term plan is as from January 2013, to allow my accounts with these dodgy ISPs to lapse, & and then start again with better ISPs..as most contracts are for 2 years, I HAVE 1,000 SPAM A WEEK, I CAN'T SEE WOOD FROM TREES, FACE BOOK ME, Stephen Johnson (Cyberheritage) Here is a very high res scan of STONEHOUSE POOL, MOUNT WISE and THE SIGNAL STATION, enjoy the details.Now Andy is flying over Wales and we have Porth, the Severn Bridge, the Ramsey Island rapids...2....3....4, Gorllewin Cymru Island, HMS Monmouth returns to "Gus".is it "Guz" - Devonport & passes Drakes Island & Western Kings....2, HMS Raleigh at Trevol.Here is 1968 photo of Plymouth City Centre taken from Cattedown and Victoria Wharves.Great images here of Plymouth's Efford Fort, before it was all overgrown, large calibre artillery on the range at Staddon Heights in 1908 (now golf course).the mound on the left one of the still existing rifle firing positions facing the still there Butt, Jennycliff Cafe c pre 1960s?built within the gun positions of Lord Howard's Battery & a super shot of the chequerboard paint work on Plymouth's Breakwater Fort, so painted so it would not be shot it by mistake by our own fleet and own coastal batteries, so an early hi-vis job! Andy Amor has been flying over Devon and Cornwall, lots of lovely aerials here: River Exe showing Parson & Clerk at Dawlish/Teignmouth, Dawlish Warren, Starcross and Exmouth...2, Goonhilly Earth Station, Bude...2, Tintagel..2..., Portwrinkle, Perranporth, Watergate Bay, Camel Estuary.Off to PENLEE POINT now in SE Cornwall, note the steam powered foghorn and the large concrete steps that formed part of the landing stage for the guns at PENLEE BATTERY.Lastly one of my favorite areas, BRIDGEND between NEWTON FERRERS and NOSS MAYO near PLYMOUTH, DEVON. Very high res photo of BOVISAND and FORT BOVISAND and the STADDON HEIGHT DEFENCES from c1930/40s.Next is another busy and hectic scene on the pebble beach of MOUNT BATTEN to the east of PLYMOUTH with STAMFORD FORT looking down from above.Now we are going to but a ticket on the public foot ferry from TURNCHAPEL, across the CATTEWATER to PHOENIX WHARF, PLYMOUTH, even today you can do this trip, but with a slightly different pick up and put down location.