Sunday, 8 June 2014

Land Rover photographs in the BGS archives

A set of photographs for Land Rover fans!

Track conversion close-up. 4 independent tracks, the front two being steered through the normal steering system. The cost of the kit is £650.
BGS Image ID: P539250
Track conversion close-up. 4 independent tracks, the front two being steered through the normal steering system. The cost of the kit was £650.

Land Rover demonstation, Solihull. Bristol Type 192 Belvedere helicopter carrying a Land Rover.
BGS ImageID:  P539249
Land Rover demonstation, Solihull. Bristol Type 192 Belvedere helicopter carrying a Land Rover.

Land Rover demonstation, Solihull. Large wheel conversion.
BGS Image ID: P539252
Land Rover demonstation, Solihull. Large wheel conversion.

Land Rover demonstation, Solihull. Rail conversion. Road wheels have been replaced by Duthene-treated tyres, this gives very good traction. One vehicle pulled 52 tons of wagons.
BGS Image ID: P539253
Land Rover demonstation, Solihull. Rail conversion. Road wheels have been replaced by Duthene-treated tyres, this gives very good traction. One vehicle pulled 52 tons of wagons.

Plant demonstration Soil Fertility Limited. Crop spraying Land Rover with hovercraft assist.
BGS Image ID: P539860
Plant demonstration Soil Fertility Limited. Crop spraying Land Rover with hovercraft assist.


Plant demonstration Soil Fertility Limited. Crop spraying Land Rover with hovercraft assist.
BGS Image ID: P539861
Plant demonstration Soil Fertility Limited. Crop spraying Land Rover with hovercraft assist.

Photographs from the Mr. Hugh O'Neill Collection. Most of the photographs in this collection are of quarries in the UK. Dates are c. 1961.

Posted by Bob McIntosh

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