This is the standard GWR Conflat and Container but with a
Limited Edition container number, k-1709. The
conflat was suggested by A fellow collector who supplied a photo from which the
finished Wagon was made.
The Elham Brickworks had their own private siding, They produced bricks until the clay pit was exhausted.
Producers of Pride of Sussex Flour.
The early hours in the morning you could sea a fleet of milk floats coming out of it's Silverhill dairy going in all directions to deliver milk and other dairy products, now the dairy has gone and a supermarket in it's place..
The Swansea Vale Railway was built to carry coal, mineral and other goods from the Swansea valley to the docks at Swansea.
C.J.Dimond was one of many in the removal and warehousing business. They carried containers behind horse driven, steam or motor hauled flatbeds, enabling the containers to be transferred , then carried by road, rail or sea.
Swansea United Brewery of Orange Street registered in 1890 to acquire three other breweries, they in turn was acquired by Truman, Hanbury, Buxton & Co. The brewery closed 1926.
The Best family ran the Chatham Brewery1851 Edward Winch leased it from the Best family, C1894 purchased it, becoming Edward Winch & Sons, 1899 merged with A.F. Style & Co. of Medway Brewery, Maidstone,
the Chatham Brewery then Closed.
Hastings fishermen are one of the oldest fishing communities in Britain, having the largest fleet of fishing boats that are beached launch launched in the country.
After doing an apprenticeship as a cabinet maker in Clevedon Charles Pither acquired a furniture business in Castle Cary, building it up to a large family business.
At a time when there was much drunkenness in the Rhondda Valleys two men decided to make and sell soft drinks as an alternative to beer, here is another wagon for those who collect the Welsh Hills wagons.
The General Haulage & Storage Company of
Apart from a photo that was kindly given to us, we have been unable to find the wagons history, and would be pleased if anyone has it.
D.J. Hopkins coal merchant
of South Dock, Swansea. 18 left