Photos anciennes - Transport - Divers

    Partie 2


    Photos anciennes - Transport - Divers


    Two Victorian ladies out for a drive with their chauffeur. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). Circa 1900




    The Dynasphere, an electrically-driven wheel, invented by Mr. J. A. Purves of Taunton and his son. It had 2.5 horse power and once attained a speed of 25 mph. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 1932


    Georges Monneret arrives on Dover beach after successfully crossing the Channel on his Douglas Vespa motorbike balanced on a pair of floats. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 1952


    Clive Talbot Of Chiswick, London, in his car built with the body of a boat. (Photo by June Lander/BIPs/Getty Images). September 1959


    Students at Brooklyn High School in New York learn to handle the controls of a car and experience simulated traffic conditions flashed onto a screen by means of projected film, using the Aetna Drivotrainer. (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images). March 1953


    Captain Malin with an amphibian Riley car going down the Severn. He is taking a convoy of these cars for a London to Cape Town venture.The car is mounted on a portable balloon apparatus and driven by its own power through small paddles on the rear wheels. (Photo by A. Hudson/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 20th March 1931


    The “Urbania”, the world's smallest working car, invented by Marquis Piero Bargagli of Poggio Adorno to solve the problem of limited parking space. The engine is situated in the centre of the chassis and the seats rotate on a circular rail, enabling the passengers to descend from any side. (Photo by Franco Sestili/BIPs/Getty Images). December 1964


    An Adler Diplomat car, built in Germany in 1936, with its carburettor that uses wood instead of petrol, fitted during World War II. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 21st November 1973


    Gas-driven taxis in a street in Birmingham. The gas bags on the roofs of the taxis last about 15 to 20 miles without a refill. (Photo by A. J. O'Brien/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 24th April 1940


    A car of totally new design, the automodul, driven by its designer J. P. Ponthieu, at the opening of the first Racing Car and Cycle show in Paris. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 21st February 1970


    A motor iceboat invented by Dr. Thadeus D. Smith of Wisconsin reaches seventy miles an hour during its test on a frozen lake. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 30th March 1925


    Baker Mr. Sillitoe has constructed a delivery van with the driver's cab and the van in the shape of loaves of bread. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1925


    A stunt car being rolled. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1925


    The newly built one horsepower Rytecraft lorry, believed to be the smallest motor lorry in the world, on the North Circular Road with other traffic. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 22nd January 1935


    With chains fitted properly on the wheels, the driver is just about ready to race his midget car on the ice at Lily Pond, New Hampshire, USA. (Photo by Orlando /Three Lions/Getty Images). Circa 1955


    Model Gay McGregor shows off the latest 1956 model Bond Minicar three-wheeler, at its London preview. (Photo by Folb/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 4th November 1955


    The new Volkswagen travelling along the tracks of the Long Island railroad. This versatile vehicle has two sets of wheels, tyres for the road and iron wheels that fit directly onto the tracks. (Photo by Sherman/Three Lions/Getty Images). Circa 1956


    Dr. Manfred Curry standing beside his invention, the Curry-Landskiff, a man-powered vehicle which can reach speed of up to 35 miles per hour. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1925


    A man and a woman riding in an “Auto Red Bug”, America's latest electric 2-seater runabout, in a London street. Driven by a 16 volt battery, it is capable of 12 mph. (Photo by J. Gaiger/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 1st March 1929


    A man cycling a “One-Man Car Cycle” in a street in the West End of London. (Photo by Crouch/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). September 1928


    Holidaymakers riding the “train” at Butlin's Holiday Camp, Skegness, Lincolnshire. (Photo by Felix Man/Picture Post/Getty Images). 5th August 1939


    A motor car at Brooklands race track which has been fitted with a propeller for extra speed. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). 1st May 1911


    A man examining his electric car. (Photo by Walter Bellamy/Express/Getty Images). 19th August 1948
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    Photos anciennes - Transport terrestre

    Partie 2


    Photos anciennes - Transport terrestre


    A Peugeot motorboat car, in Britain. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 1925



    Back views of an English invention capable of being used as a car, boat and plane. Showing are a tail fin, rudder and propeller. It also has two wings which can fold back and another propeller at the front. (Photo by London Express/Getty Images). 27th February 1928


    A Fulgar show-model car made by French car manufacturers, Simca. Designed for the year 2000 it is intended to be atomically powered, guided by radar and using only two wheels balanced by gyroscopes when driven at over 150 kph. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images). 1958


    A caterpillar driven ferry with a 24 horsepower engine takes holidaymakers from the mainland at Bigbury in Devon to Burgh Island, a quarter of a mile away. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 4th April 1935


    The James Samson Handyman electric cart offered for sale at £86.00 complete. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1953


    A one-man anti-gas ambulance and resuscitator, designed and made for use by the Home Guard. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 29th July 1941


    A fun vehicle for the young at heart, The Bugle Buggy, a fibre glass bodyshell mounted on a Volkswagen chassis and engine. (Photo by Fred Mott/Evening Standard/Getty Images). 5th August 1970


    “Haywire”, one of the snowcats used by Dr. Fuch's and his Commonwealth explorers on their journey across the Antarctic continent, arrives at Tilbury from New Zealand, via Antwerp. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images). 10th May 1958


    Mr. Graham's novel three-wheel car designed to look like an armoured car, being used to take himself and his bride on honeymoon after their wedding. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). August 1931


    Joan Blondell (1909–1979) the friendly comedienne is riding on an American railway truck, during the filming of her latest film, “Other Men's Women”, directed by William Wellman for Warner Brothers. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1931


    Swiss engineer M. Gerder at Arles, France on his way to Spain in his “Motorwheel”, a motorcycle with a wheel which runs on a rail placed inside a solid rubber tyre. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 1st September 1931


    Salesman Mike Dreschler has his motorised roller skates refuelled at a petrol station near Hartford, Connecticut. He has a single horsepower air-cooled engine strapped to his back and holds a clutch, accelerator and engine cut-off switch in his hand. (Photo by F. Roy Kemp/BIPs/Getty Images). 11th May 1961


    Three trycycles make car for two. Dr. J. B. Hanson and wife demonstrate their car. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). Circa 1931


    Queen Mary (1867–1953) with Princess Mary, the Princess Royal (1897–1965) being driven across rough ground in a tracked car by Army officers. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1920


    The new Amphicar, which can be driven on land or water, is used as a fishing boat by its owner at the start of the salmon fishing season on the River Tay, Scotland. The “aqua” car is German built, fitted with a Triumph Herald engine and can reach speeds of 7.5 knots in water. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 17th January 1964


    A trackless train leaving King George V Dock for London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 1926


    Customers buying snacks at the bar of a bus. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1933


    A Blackpool single decker tram. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). Circa 1934


    A man with his small, runaround cycle. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1921


    A submarine motor car, which can travel both on land and underwater and is equipped with a 4 hp engine and steel fins on both sides. (Photo by Horace Abrahams/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 1st December 1937


    A three-wheeled car made by Mr. A. Graham of Kingston, Surrey. The vehicle, designed in a nautical style, reaches a maximum speed of 70 miles an hour with a body made entirely of sheet iron. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). April 1929


    Arthur Parkes, a television engineer from Dudley in Worcestershire, is the proud holder of the first mobile television licence to be issued in Britain. Mr. Parkes has confounded the British Broadcasting Corporation by proving that aircraft are capable of receiving television transmissions. (Photo by Harry Kerr/BIPs/Getty Images). December 1955


    A miniature truck carrying a party of children in open carriages next to a London and North Eastern railway steam engine on a platform at Ilford railway station, Essex. (Photo by Douglas Miller/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 2nd June 1934


    Prototype for a car-about-town, La Quasar, designed by Quasar Kahn. The car allows easy access from all four sides and can reach speeds of 95kph. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 12th June 1967
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    A row of LNER streamlined locomotives belch out smoke at a London railway station, where they are to be tested out. From the left, they are Dominion of New Zealand, Golden Shuttle, Empire of India, Golden Eagle and Number 10,000 R. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 1937



    Passengers in the spacious lounge car on the new streamlined diesel train “Green Diamond”, introduced by the Illinois Central System to run fast services between Chicago and Illinois. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). Circa 1935




    Self-propelled and streamlined passenger cars of the George Bennie Railplane system in Glasgow. (Photo by J. A. Hampton/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 4th July 1930


    Cleaning the express locomotive “Earl Haig” at the Neasden loco sheds of the LNER (London and North Eastern Railway). (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 8th September 1932


    Dressed in an engine driver's cap and overalls, the Minister of Transport, Moore-Brabazon, drove the Southern's new streamlined engine, named the “Channel Packet”, on a trial run from its yard. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1941


    A Great Western Railways streamlined train under construction at the Swindon Works. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). June 1935


    “Silver Link”, the new LNER streamlined express train. (Photo by J. A. Hampton/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 14th September 1935


    Five of the new streamlined trains being introduced by the Santa Fe Railway to run between Chicago and Los Angeles as part of the largest streamlined fleet in the world. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 11th March 1938


    The new streamlined 20th Century Ltd. locomotive, designed by Henry Dreyfuss, which runs between New York and Chicago. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). 23rd June 1938


    France's latest streamlined train seen from above to emphasise the striking design. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). April 1935


    A line of unusual streamlined railcars ordered by GWR at Southall . (Photo by Hudson/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 13th January 1936


    The streamlined class A4 Pacific locomotive “Dominion of Canada” seen at King's Cross, London, equipped with a locomotive bell of the standard type used in Canada. The bell completes the all-Canadian equipment of the locomotive. (Photo by Gerry Cranham/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 17th March 1937


    London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) streamlined locomotives during a performance test in London. From left, Dominion of New Zealand, Golden Shuttle, Empire of India, Golden Eagle and No. 10,000. (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 30th November 1937


    The sleek Coronation Scot 4-6-8 locomotive at Crewe. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). May 1937


    An electric locomotive on the Newcastle Quayside. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1924


    A new soundproofed and air-conditioned London and North Eastern Railway train at a quayside station in Harwich, Essex. (Photo by J. A. Hampton/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 6th October 1938


    The new LMS streamlined locomotive “Duchess of Gloucester” leaves Euston Station in London on her first long distance journey. She is transporting fifteen German railway experts to a summer meeting of the Institute of Locomotive Engineers in Glasgow. (Photo by H. F. Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 8th June 1938


    Two men driving an old 250-ton steam engine admire the new 135-ton streamlined Cornish Riviera Express engine on the track beside them. (Photo by PNA Rota/Getty Images). December 1933


    Silver Link, the new LNER streamlined engine, at King's Cross Station in London, September 1935. (Photo by Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


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