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Vanguard omnibus accident 1906

Vanguard omnibus accident 1906 On Thursday 12th July 1906, Handcross unexpectedly became headline news throughout the country. A...
Vanguard accident - Jumping off This shows the Vanguard after it had been hauled back onto the road, shortly before being taken to t...
Vanguard accident - Man with broom The back half of the Vanguard bus ended up on the edge of the road, with the front half hanging over...
Vanguard accident - Bus overhanging The front half of the Vanguard is poised over a steep incline counterbalanced by the weight of the r...
Vanguard accident - Policeman A policeman has appeared at the scene of the Vanguard bus accident, but there seems to be little to ...
Vanguard accident - Traction engine On the right can be seen the traction engine which was used to pull the Vanguard bus into a more sta...
Vanguard accident - Rope employed This postcard is of poor quality but somehow it adds to the horror of the Vanguard accident and the ...
Vanguard accident - Traction engine in steam The traction engine on the right has a goodly head of steam pouring from the top of its tank and the...
Vanguard accident - Man with bike Publishers of postcards came from far away to photograph the wreckage of the Vanguard bus, with Ingr...
Vanguard accident - Men working Men are working on the front end of the Vanguard bus which lost both of its solid tyres in the accid...
Vanguard accident - Bearded man with broom The gentleman on the left is resting on his broom and chatting with his friend. Due to the fragile ...
Vanguard accident - Rescue work There are several grim-faced workers milling around the Vanguard bus, but an equal number of people ...

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