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A group of excited Wiganers on a day trip to Blackpool in their WALLS TOUR charabanc 1920's/30's?

Comment by: Janet on 19th February 2012 at 01:05

Hold on to your hats ladies!! Great picture, one heck of a long bumpy ride though and Heaven help if it rained.. :-)

Comment by: Garry on 19th February 2012 at 07:43

That would have been like riding on a plank, solid tyres.

Comment by: Ged on 19th February 2012 at 20:52

It would have been luxary in them days,

Comment by: carol on 20th February 2012 at 15:45

I wonder how long the journey took?

Comment by: Elizabeth Fairclough on 22nd February 2012 at 19:43

Walls' always had their coaches garaged behind Manchester Road in the 1950's and early 60's.They always ahd loads of customers for their day trips and Blackpool Illuminations trips. There is an entry in the Ince Directory for an Ernest Walls, motor driver of 279,Manchester Road.

Comment by: Peter Schofield on 1st March 2015 at 13:15

The old charabanc (or should it be charabang) Don't make them like this anymore. Hold on to your hats and scarves ladies and gentlemen.

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