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[NSW] Once upon a time ...... McVicar's Bus Service Part 1

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[NSW] Once upon a time ...... McVicar's Bus Service Part 1

Postby Centralian » Fri Sep 14, 2007 9:05 pm

Warning : this is all old, old stuff. If you appreciate the history of a bus company established in 1919 and which operated for some 60 years then continue.

All the black and white photos on McVicar's come from the Ron Drummond collection, and thank you Ron for sharing. The colour photos are mine.

Here's the link to an earlier McVicar's post for more photo's:

viewtopic.php?f=10&t=24953



http://www.busaustralia.com/gallery/dis ... pos=-10722
McVicar's depot was in Joseph Street, Lidcombe. An early shot of the corner office block.


http://www.busaustralia.com/gallery/dis ... pos=-10723
mo285 Daimler with Star Bros body. In the '70's this rego was with an AEC Reliance 505 with CVI body.


http://www.busaustralia.com/gallery/dis ... pos=-10724
Derelict at the Joseph Street depot is a Gilford (left) and mo516 an Albion.



http://www.busaustralia.com/gallery/dis ... pos=-10730
mo978 was this 32 seater Mack photographed at the depot.



http://www.busaustralia.com/gallery/dis ... pos=-10731
mo16 was this Fageol. In the '70's this rego was carried by a Coachmaster bodied AEC Reliance 470.
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Great photographs!

Postby leopard1543 » Fri Sep 14, 2007 9:28 pm

These are just amazing photographs. :shock:
Would that Gilford be an ex DRT&T bus? It also looks a bit like a White 54A!
That m/o.516 plate has also had a long history.
I just love the plate (m/o.16) that's on the Fageol!
Thanks for post them :!:
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Re: [NSW] Once upon a time ...... McVicar's Bus Service Part

Postby Fleet Lists » Fri Oct 03, 2014 5:27 pm

Another old McVicar's thread in which the photos have been reactivated.

I would love to include some of these old photos in the McVicar section of the photo gallery.
Living in the Shire.
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Re: [NSW] Once upon a time ...... McVicar's Bus Service Part

Postby Centralian » Fri Oct 03, 2014 9:37 pm

I'm sure a pm to GM will get a response. Hey, that rhymes :)
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Re: [NSW] Once upon a time ...... McVicar's Bus Service Part

Postby GM » Sat Oct 04, 2014 1:39 pm

Fleet lists, I have no objection in the Mc Vicar photos being included in the Photo Gallery, GM
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