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BROOKLIN AND THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY POLICE

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BROOKLIN AND THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY POLICE

Given the vastness and varying topography of the Canadian landscape, large portions were, and still are, inaccessible except by rail. In order to police the many miles of track owned by the Canadian Pacific Railway, CP Police vehicles were equipped with front and rear bogie wheels that permitted the driver to run on the railway track, with propulsion supplied by the rear wheels and lateral stability maintained by the two...

27 NOV - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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27 NOV - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

This week we bring you a closer look at our new Buick Riviera. We are counting down the days until advent. Which is technically ‘Advent Advent’? It’s a countdown countdown.

20 NOV - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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20 NOV - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

’Tis the season to be jolly. We decided to start the festive season early this year and, as it isn’t against the law, the decorations are already up. Chances of a Christmas meal are slim, but we won’t be - not after the amount of food that we all have planned. Come and take a look at what we have been doing because after Christmas we won’t be able to...

13 NOV - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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13 NOV - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

It may be Friday the 13th but we won’t let that stop us. We are here come hell or high water….although Covid did make us stop…… Come on in and take a look at a few of the things we have been doing this week.

06 NOV - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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06 NOV - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

It is lockdown time again here in England. We have been taking precautionary measures since March and thankfully (so far) nobody here has been affected - we are working as normal. We hope you are all staying safe.

BROOKLIN AND THE 1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD (BRK13)

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD (BRK13)

The standard 1956 Ford Thunderbird was released in 1982 and deleted in April 1994. It is finished in red with white interior, blue license plate and whitewall tyres. Different shades exist, with early models done in dark red, a very dark red color produced in 1993 and a variation of red called rusty brown. Early boxes erroneously show 1955 instead of 1956. CLASSIC THUNDERBIRD CLUB INTERNATIONAL The 1956 Ford Thunderbird...

30 OCT - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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30 OCT - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

“Double, Double, Toil and Trouble. Make sure you stay in your socially-distanced bubble” Well we are all feeling a little fearful at the moment but with Halloween upon us things could get really scary. So, sticking to the traditional spooky-scary-morbid theme of the season, we bring you a look at some of our hearses from the CSV range. Don’t have nightmares *maniacal laughter*

23 OCT - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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23 OCT - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

Is it that time of the week already? Blimey, they say that time flies when you are having fun - we must enjoy our jobs.

16 OCTOBER - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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16 OCTOBER - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

HAPPY FRIDAY, EVERYONE!!!!!!This week has been very productive, as always. Click on through the photos to see what we have been making.

BROOKLIN AND THE MELS DRIVE IN RESTAURANT

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BROOKLIN AND THE MELS DRIVE IN RESTAURANT

In 1947 Mel Weiss and Harold Dobbs opened the first drive-in restaurant in San Francisco, Mels drive-in. At that time the drive-in restaurants were just beginning in America and the nice California weather was ideal for year round carhop service. It consisted of a large parking for 110 cars and a building with a dining room capacity of 75 people. The cooker was able to turn out 180 hamburgers per...

25 SEPTEMBER - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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25 SEPTEMBER - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

Time to take another look behind the scenes to see what we have been making this week. Start your (rather large) engines.

18 SEPTEMBER - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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18 SEPTEMBER - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

I say, you there, what day is it? Christmas?” No. But you’d be forgiven for thinking it was as the supermarkets have all of the festive chocs ’n’ treats out. We’ve not even had bonfire night yet. Or Halloween. Speaking of which, come and take a look at some people who are on fire…and some that are scary.

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