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xkopite
04-24-2008, 12:45 AM
Does anyone have any pics of these vehicles such as W.Costigan, Waterworths, Schofields, Scotts and local hauliers of the time.
Also if anyone can remember what colours these vehicles were painted.
Any help please.

Waterways
04-24-2008, 01:06 AM
Does anyone have any pics of these vehicles such as W.Costigan, Waterworths, Schofields, Scotts and local hauliers of the time.
Also if anyone can remember what colours these vehicles were painted.
Any help please.

Scotts were red. Waterworths were green.

Ged
04-24-2008, 10:10 AM
There are some on my site, usually just by coincidence in the street scenes.

Cadfael
04-24-2008, 10:50 AM
You can have a copy of my Pearsons Van photo - Smithdown Lane:

http://i245.photobucket.com/albums/gg72/cadfael2008/p.jpg

xkopite
04-24-2008, 07:48 PM
Thanks for input lads.
Keep them coming please, any scenes with 1960s vehicles in them.

xkopite
04-25-2008, 04:14 PM
Can anyone tell me what colours appeared on the following company vehicles please.
Schofields lemonade,
W. Costigan,
Melias,
Owen Owen
Blacklers
Martindale coal & coke
Or any local based firms.
Pics most welcome.

Ged
04-25-2008, 05:26 PM
I know Sunblest were yellow and white, i'll have a look through my old colour pics, my cousin drove for Schoeys too.

xkopite
04-25-2008, 08:02 PM
Ta Ged,
Any help is appreciated.

xkopite
04-28-2008, 07:34 PM
Ged
Have you had the time or any luck asking your cousin over vehicle colours or pics.
Cheers
Dave

Ged
04-29-2008, 12:48 PM
He has no pics but said the wagon's cabs were a maroon colour.

Waterways
04-29-2008, 02:04 PM
Can anyone tell me what colours appeared on the following company vehicles please.
Schofields lemonade,
W. Costigan,
Melias,
Owen Owen
Blacklers
Martindale coal & coke
Or any local based firms.
Pics most welcome.

Martindale were dark blue. I "think" Melias were cream.

xkopite
05-07-2008, 07:26 PM
Thanks for input lads.
If you find any pics please post.

Samp
05-07-2008, 09:32 PM
Can anyone tell me what colours appeared on the following company vehicles please.
Schofields lemonade,
W. Costigan,
Melias,
Owen Owen
Blacklers
Martindale coal & coke
Or any local based firms.
Pics most welcome.


If its of any interest to you. Lunts bakery vans used to have a picture of an indians head on the cab doors.

xkopite
05-07-2008, 10:58 PM
Nice one Samp any colour of van.

SteH
05-08-2008, 01:48 AM
Not from when it was originally in use, but took this at Llandudno Transport Festival at weekend

xkopite
05-09-2008, 08:07 PM
Nice one SteH
Was there any more merseyside firms represented at this festival.

disco
05-09-2008, 08:40 PM
Don't know if this is of any use, there are some old buses on show and a transport museum

xkopite
05-09-2008, 10:53 PM
Thanks Disco,
I have been over there and also picked up that flyer

SteH
05-10-2008, 01:00 AM
Nice one SteH
Was there any more merseyside firms represented at this festival.

Didnt see any to be honest.

Norm NZ
05-11-2008, 01:43 AM
For xkopite! You may find these of some help!
Can't vouch for the accuracy but the details are as follows:-
1st pic; self explanatory!
2nd: Schwepps, British Oxygen, Bass & Co Burton on Trent, Tizer.
3rd: John Smiths Beer, Ovaltine, Ever Ready, Oxydol, Cherry Blossom.
4th: Golden Shred, Grand Hotel, County Borough of Doncaster Bus, Leyland Paints, Fords.

Samp
05-12-2008, 08:41 PM
Nice one Samp any colour of van.


I am not sure but I think they were blue and white! On the door was a head in full indian headress.

Also another firm who delivered beer, called Armstrongs had an open back wagon with a rigid tailboard which displayed an arm clutching a dagger on the back.

alan
06-30-2008, 11:54 PM
Thanks for the photo i used to stand on that corner all night with my mates no matter what the weather.

LondonBeatlesFan
10-18-2008, 03:34 PM
I was interested to read about lorries with a figure in full Indian headdress. It sounds very much like vehicles built by 'Guy.' I am a huge fan of buses and know that Guy also made lorries. I saw a Guy Arab bus at a show in Essex last week and just happened to take a photo of the mascot. I shall post a photo of it here and perhaps it will jog the memory of the original poster. I think that it might originally have had a brassy effect and that the colours were added later.

Rubyroo
12-25-2008, 10:06 PM
Can anyone tell me what colours appeared on the following company vehicles please.
Schofields lemonade,
W. Costigan,
Melias,
Owen Owen
Blacklers
Martindale coal & coke
Or any local based firms.
Pics most welcome.

Just asked my father about Blacklers vehicles - he was Mrs Blacklers Godson and he seems to remember them being predominantly green with either some yellow or some black.

Hope this is of help

xkopite
01-08-2009, 08:09 PM
Many thanks Rubyroo, rings a bell now.

xkopite
03-14-2009, 08:24 PM
Does anyone remember this firms lorries, I need to know what colour they were painted if possible.
The museum have one in storage but no colour details.
Thank you