22/06/2014

Looking back... Duncans of Sawtry - part 2

Today as promised we bring you the second part of Philip Slynn's guest post looking back at the operator Duncan's of Sawtry, if you missed the first part which was published yesterday you can find it directly below this post - enjoy!

Duncan of Sawtry 2 (c) Philip Slynn
L750 YGE - This ex Parks of Hamilton Jonckheere bodied Volvo B10M was new in 1994 and is pictured in the new livery in 1998 at their Huntingdon premises © Philip Slynn.

Duncan of Sawtry 2 (c) Philip Slynn
E211 GNV - In 1987 DAFs were purchased and this example has a Jonckheere Jubilee body and was photographed in 1989 in Peterborough © Philip Slynn.

Duncan of Sawtry 2 (c) Philip Slynn
C772 RJU - Another DAF is this Lag bodied example photographed in 1995. This was new to Kiddles of St Ives in 1986. This was later repainted into the new livery and re-registered LAZ 6579 © Philip Slynn.

Duncan of Sawtry 2 (c) Philip Slynn
PEW 623X - One of the many Fords purchased was this 1981 example with Plaxton Supreme IV bodywork pictured in Peterborough in 1982, with the pylon in the background that appears in a lot of my early pictures © Philip Slynn.

Duncan of Sawtry 2 (c) Philip Slynn
CEW 801Y - Finally, another Ford, but this time in the later livery is this 1983 example with Plaxton Paramount body pictured at their Huntingdon premises © Philip Slynn.

Many thanks to Philip for supplying the photographs and captions used in this two part feature.