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Waverley Bridge

A 'Gas Bag' Bus

during World War I

 

A bus powered by coal gas on Waverley Bridge during World War 1

On the left:  Waverley Station.    Straight ahead: the foot of Cockburn Street

A Gas Bag Bus on Waverley Bridge during World War 1

  Reproduced by courtesy Scotsman Publications Ltd..   Click here for web site details.

A 'Gas Bag' Bus

A cropped copy of this photo also appears in LAG Strong's book, The Rolling Road, with the caption:

"Petrol shortage compelled this war-time improvisation - a 'gas-bag' omnibus with Lothian chassis operated by Scottish Motor Traction Company, 1914-18."

 

 

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