The road here is quite narrow and it they sometimes get quite upset when we tell them to go back,” he added.
Just around the corner from Stirling Road lies Blackhorse Lane, which from the early 1900′s was home to several omnibus companies. (LGOC) took-over the Vanguard Omnibus Co., who were already established on Blackhorse Lane. C.) whos later collaboration with London Transport was to see the development of the RT and Routemaster buses.
It would appear that the works of Wells-Brimtoy came together under one roof at the ‘Progress Works’, Stirling Road, Walthamstow, E17, sometime after 1938 and continued in its by now established production of tin plate toys, in particular its ‘O’ gauge railway models.
The popularity of Wells-Brimtoy tinplate toys has never been in doubt but perhaps its the buses, trolleybuses and coaches which have the greatest appeal amongst the collectors of today.
“When we are in the cabin, sometimes two, three, four or five tourists come in. They say they are going to Preikestolen and understand nothing,” Mr Bøe told the newspaper.
“Google Maps leads them over the Lysefjord bridge and into Fossmork.