Blackpool Trams And The Standard 147….

When in Blackpool this summer we happened to just be around the pleasure beach when lots of people were taking photos of this very old tram.

It was just a case of being in the right place at the right time to see it as 5 minutes later and we would have missed it….

The Blackpool ‘standard’ 147.

This is the only one of  7 built that has survived it was built by Hurst Nelson in 1924.

Now in colour 😉

Loved seeing the old tram!!

The trams of today at Blackpool look a lot different…

How much fun are trams!?

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7 Comments

  1. Judy Haughton-James
    September 26, 2011 / 4:13 pm

    Interesting to see pictures of trams! I have never seen one but I am told that there were some in Jamaica a long time ago.

  2. Close to home
    September 26, 2011 / 4:34 pm

    Love the sepia ones. thanks for stopping by and returning the favor and following you back. Look forward to more interesting posts.http://stayingclosetohome.blogspot.com

  3. Brenda H
    September 26, 2011 / 9:17 pm

    That is great that you were able to see that. I love the photos

  4. Clairejustine
    September 27, 2011 / 12:50 pm

    Thanks for the comments 🙂

  5. absolutely mrs k
    September 27, 2011 / 1:27 pm

    oh my i am a fan of that tram! how gorgeous is that! would love to take a ride on that tram

  6. Clairejustine
    September 29, 2011 / 11:30 am

    Thanks for the comment I am glad you like it 🙂

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