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Baxters Buses
1914-1962

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The firm of Baxter's Bus Services Ltd was founded in 1914 by Mr and Mrs James Baxter and known as James Baxter motor hirer and removal contractor, Coatbridge. The first vehicle to be purchased was a second hand Arrol Johnston, of no uncertain age and was replaced in 1916 by the Clyde, known as "Baxter's Bluebird". Solid tyres, oil side lamps and acetylene hand lamps.

The first vehicle to be purchased was a second hand ARROL JOHNSTON, of no uncertain age and was replaced in 1916 by the CLYDE, known as "BAXTER'S BLUE BIRD".

Solid tyres, oil side lamps and acetylene hand lamps.

The driver is Mr. James Baxter who proudly stands beside his machine at Smyllum Orphanage, Lanark.  First Leyland with lorry, removal van, char-a-banc bodies was purchased after the First World War in 1919 when Willie Baxter returned from the Air Force. Registration V.7055. Fitted with Solid tyres, and the same type of lighting.

 

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