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Motoring

The joy of the open road – vintage and classic cars abound in this selection of motoring images from The Francis Frith Collection from the early 1900s through to the 1960s.

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Blue Anchor is a hamlet in Carhampton parish, and it takes its name from the local inn. In 1874 it became a halt on the Taunton to Minehead railway line, now the privately run West Somerset Railway. With the railway came tourism, first with beach huts, then chalets, and, in the 1950s, caravan sites.

Other Memories from Blue Anchor

Isn't it funny how some things stick in your mind forever. Washford 391 was the phone number. The Beeches Camping and Caravan Site was the place and the time was the early 1950s. Bob Bosley was the owner and his brother Geoff ran the farm further up the road towards Watchet. We normally camped at the Beeches, but once we camped at the farm. We could go down in the morning and get milk still warm from the cows. As a ...see more

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