SCT '61 Photo Index
Douglas Corporation
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1.
Douglas Bay Horse Tramway 18 is displayed prior to its operation in the 140th Anniversary procession.
Photo taken Sunday 7 August 2016, Strathallan Crescent depot, Douglas, IOM
2.
Douglas Horse Tram 18 - originally built in 1883 by the Metropolitan Railway Carriage & Wagon Co for South Shields but went to the IOM in 1887. Was rebuilt as a single deck car in 1906 but rebuilt as a double decker in the 1980s.
Photo taken Friday 18 July 2008, Strathallan Crescent, Douglas, Isle of Man
3.
In a picture that captures the essential British seaside in late May, Douglas Horse Tram 18, originally built in 1883
Photo taken Thursday 25 May 1967, Pier Head, Douglas, Isle of Man
4.
Douglas Bay Horse Trams celebrated their 140th anniversary on 7th August 2016. Star attraction of the day was the appearance of double-decker 18, built by Metropolitan Carriage & Wagon in 1883 and now the oldest in the fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 7 August 2016, Victoria Pier, Douglas, IOM
5.
Douglas Corporation Tramways No.12 as restored for the 1976 centenary celebrations.
Photo taken 1976, Derby Castle, Douglas, Isle of Man
6.
Douglas Bay Horse Tramway open toastrack 12 was built by Starbucks in 1888.
Photo taken Sunday 7 August 2016, Strathallan Crescent depot, Douglas, IOM
7.
Douglas Horse Tram 27, new in 1892, with a pair of considerably more modern double deckers behind, 74 on the left.
Photo taken Thursday 25 May 1967, Douglas Pier Head, Isle of Man
8.
Douglas Horse Tram 28, new in 1892
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Pier Head, Douglas, Isle of Man
9.
Douglas horse trams 35 and 37, were both built by Milnes in 1894. Note the horse being turned for a well-earned rest or another round trip.
Photo taken Saturday 1 May 1993, Derby Castle Terminus
10.
Douglas Corporation horse tram no. 35 (G. F Milnes & Co.Ltd 1896) at the Sea Terminal.
Photo taken Tuesday 4 August 1964, Sea Terminal, Douglas, Isle of Man
11.
A charming view of Douglas sea front with horse car 42 heading towards the Pier Head terminus.
Photo taken Sunday 25 June 1967, Douglas Sea Front
12.
Douglas Horse Tram 1, new in 1913, and 18, new in 1883
Photo taken May 1968, Pier Head, Douglas, Isle of Man
13.
Douglas Horse Tram 1, new in 1913
Photo taken May 1968, nearing Derby Castle, Douglas, Isle of Man
14.
Douglas Tram 14
Photo taken Sunday 29 May 1988, Isle of Man
15.
Douglas Horse Trams. No.1 after takeover by IOM Government at Villa Marina.
Photo taken Sunday 30 April 2017, Villa Marina, Douglas Promenade, Isle of Man
16.
A "Horses eye" view of the Promenade at Douglas with an enclosed toast rack heading towards Victoria Pier. The "keep left" sign on the dash must be a I O M "thing"
Photo taken Thursday 1 July 1993, Douglas Promenade
17.
Douglas horse tram "2" plods its way along the sea front passing the beautifully restored clock tower. Note the crossover for short workings?!
Photo taken Tuesday 29 June 1993, Douglas Promenade
18. FMN954
Douglas Corporation buses from left to right 73 (VMN665), 60 (JMN724), 12 (WMN488) and 51 (FMN954).
Photo taken May 1960, Douglas, Isle of Man
19. FMN955
Douglas 52, FWW188J (formerly FMN955), a Daimler CWA6 built in 1945 with Duple H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1977, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
20. JMN725
Douglas Corporation 61, JMN725, an AEC Regent III with Northern Counties body.
Photo taken 1975, Douglas Bus Station, Isle of Man
21. JMN727
Douglas Corporation Transport 63, JMN727, an A E C Regent III built in 1948 with Northern Counties H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas
22. JMN727
Douglas Corporation 63, JMN727, a 1948 AEC Regent III with Northern Counties H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 13 September 2008, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
23. KMN839
Seen in Douglas flanked by a pair of recently acquired GMT Park Royal bodied Atlanteans is former Douglas Corporation AEC Regent III 69, KMN839, a 1948 example with Northern Counties bodywork.
Photo taken August 1986, Douglas Station, Isle of Man
24. KMN520
Parkinson Ltd, contractor based in Braddan, Isle of Man, KMN520, a Leyland Comet CPO1 from 1949 with Park Royal B30F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Braddan, Isle of Man
25. KMN835
Douglas Corporation 64, KMN835, was an AEC Regent III with a Northern Counties H30/26R body from 1949.
Photo taken September 1975, Douglas Bus Station, Isle of Man
26. KMN835
Douglas Corporation 64, KMN835, is a preserved AEC Regent III with a Northern Counties H30/26R body from 1949.
Photo taken Friday 1 August 2014, Port Erin, Isle of Man
27. KMN837
Douglas 66, KMN837, an AEC Regent III 9612E built in 1949 with Northern Counties H30/25R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas Bus Station, Isle of Man
28. KMN838
Between sitting my exams at University and graduating I went to the IOM as the Steam Railway was celebrating an anniversary. This is one of two bus pictures I took during my week on the island. Taken in Douglas I took it because No 67, KMN838, is actually advertising the building / complex Summerland which can be seen behind it.
Photo taken Thursday 28 June 1973, Douglas Promenade
29. KMN841
Former Douglas Corporation 70, KMN841, an AEC Regent III from 1949 with Northern Counties H30/25R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Castletown, Isle of Man
30.
Douglas Corporation Horse Tram No.47 at Derby Castle, showing overall roof and MER train on right. The tram will have to go forward to get onto the departure track, but some passengers seem to have boarded for the return journey.
Photo taken Whitsuntide 1960, Derby Castle, Douglas, Isle of Man
31.
Douglas Corporation horse tram no.33 and others at Derby Castle with a corporation bus on the promenade route, the road sweeper to keep the tracks clean and a MER train. This gives an idea of activity on the now threatened horse tramway
Photo taken July 1964, Derby Castle, Douglas, Isle of Man
32. NMN201
Parked precariously at Port Soderick, Douglas Corporation 30, NMN201, a 1951 AEC Regal IV with Willowbrook B42F body was originally a City of Oxford OJO730 bus but I am not sure if it ever was part of that fleet.
Photo taken Friday 26 June 1970, Port Soderick, Isle of Man
33. 229UMN
Douglas Corporation 35, 229UMN, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1957 with Duple Midland DP41F bodywork. One of 8 vehicles acquired from Lancashire United in 1970 where it had been 622 registered 953BTF.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas Bus Station, Isle of Man
34. VMN664
Douglas 72, VMN664, an AEC Regent V D2RA built in 1957 with Metro-Cammell H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas Bus Station, Isle of Man
35. WMN485
In 1957 Douglas Corporation bought a batch of Guy Otters with rare Mulliner bodywork. 9, WMN485, was withdrawn in 1970 and sold to Gateshead School where it was re-registered UTU596J.
Photo taken 1974, at Harrogate
36. WMN486
Former Douglas Corporation 10, WMN486, a Guy Otter P6 from 1957 with Mulliner B26F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Isle of Man
37. 238UMN
Douglas Corporation Transport 41, 238UMN, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1958 with Duple (Midland) DP41F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas Bus Station
38. XMN289
Douglas Corporation 33, XMN289, an AEC Reliance MU2RA built in 1958 with uncommon Mulliner B42F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas Bus Station, Isle of Man
39. 8122MN
Douglas 1, 8122MN, an AEC Regent V 2D2RA built in 1964 with Metro-Cammell H37/27F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas Bus Station, Isle of Man
40. 677BMN
Douglas Corporation Transport 5, 677BMN, an A E C Regent V 2D2RA built in 1965 with Willowbrook H37/27F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas Bus Station
41. 899EMN
Douglas Corporation Transport 6, 899EMN, a Bedford VAS1 built in 1966 with Duple (Midland) B30F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas Bus Station
42. 900EMN
Douglas 7, 900EMN, a Bedford VAS1 built in 1966 with Duple Midland B30F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas Bus Station, Isle of Man
43. 409LMN
Douglas Corporation 14, 409LMN, an AEC Regent V with Willowbrook H37/27F body, new in December 1968.
Photo taken 1974, Douglas, Port Soderick, Douglas, Isle of Man
44. 410LMN
Douglas Corporation 15, 410LMN, an AEC Regent V with Willowbrook H37/27F body, new in December 1968.
Photo taken Monday 30 May 1983, Derby Castle, Douglas, Isle of Man
45. 410LMN
Front-entrance half-cabs still make fine economical mass people-movers, even in Health & Safety conscious 2017. This justifies a fourth image of Douglas Corporation 15, 410LMN, an AEC Regent V with Willowbrook H37/27F body, a popular attraction for delegates of the Light Rail Engineering Group, part of UK Tram, which is an umbrella body for operators of UK tram & light rail systems.
Photo taken Thursday 11 May 2017, Douglas, Isle of Man
46. 410LMN
Douglas Corporation 15, 410LMN, is a preserved AEC Regent V with a Willowbrook H37/25F body dating from 1968.
Photo taken Friday 1 August 2014, Port Erin, Isle of Man
47. 410LMN
Douglas Corporation Transport 15, 410LMN, an A E C Regent V 3D2RA built in 1968 with Willowbrook H37/27F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas Bus Station
48. MAN52B
Douglas Corporation Transport 17, MAN52B, a Bedford YRQ built in 1974 with Willowbrook B47F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas Bus Station