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Another Armier Trip 1936362 viewsDaina Garage Dodge 2128Prefect
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Daina Garage Stewart?434 & Dodge 4755.401 viewsPrefect
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"You Came A Long Way from Siggiewi"335 viewsPrefect
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"Kalafrana here I come"362 viewsPrefect
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Excursion to Armier385 viewsFrom the Vernon United Services ClubPrefect
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New Bus Terminus planned.324 viewsBuses will not drive up towards City Gate and park around the Tritons Fountain anymore. Instead, passengers will alight at a stage which will be built close to the gardens opposite the Phoenicia Hotel. Buses will then turn down towards St James Ditch and park briefly in one of the 14 bays where passengers will board.Prefect
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Marfa 1954 © 394 viewsPhoto James Donald Bamber.
Name that Ferry. (No prizes.)
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Ford Consul Mk 1348 viewsOn Wardija Ridge overlooking St Paul's Bay c1953.
Photo © James Donald Bamber.
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Grand Harbour - Postcard about late 50s?382 views2 commentsdeco.rise
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Grand Harbour - Postcard about late 50s?301 viewsdeco.rise
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Comet 4b318 viewsAt Rome enroute MaltaPrefect
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Viscount (G-AMNY) at Luqa, 5 Jan 1960.629 viewsPlease remain in your seat until the aircraft has come to a complete stop.
Information from Viscount Network
The Viscount was taxiing along the runway after landing when a hydraulic system pressure loss occurred. Wheel brakes and nosewheel steering were inoperative and the plane left the runway, rolling down an area of downslope. Because of the hydraulic system pressure loss an attempt by the pilot to raise the gear failed. The aircraft crashed into the control tower. Investigation revealed a fractured pipe line and faulty operation of a non-return valve intended to conserve pressure if there was a break in the main hydraulic system.
The cockpit and nose was badly crushed and the fuselage broke open forward of the wing leading edge. All 5 crew and 46 passengers escaped without serious injury.
The radio equipment was stolen while the aircraft was stored awaiting disposal.
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Imperial Eagle ©314 viewsLaid up at Marsa 1996Martin Powell
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Parafeen! ©307 viewsMartin Powell
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Melita 1996 ©276 viewsMorris Commercial resurrected for the tourists.Martin Powell
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New Man or Paul Newman? ©307 viewsMartin Powell
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Caption Competition338 viewsIn English please.Martin Powell
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Troop Transport WW2368 views1723 was a Diamond with the name "St Paul".
During the war buses were placed under Government control and were liable to requisition.
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Tram Terminus c1905373 viewsBefore the buses and the Phoenicia.Prefect
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427 viewsImperial Atlanta at Hal FarPrefect
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BEA Viscount293 viewsPrefect
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Luqa Terminal 1960s404 viewsPrefect
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"Josephina" at Tigne ©325 views Capt Arnold's pride and joy parked opposite Sgts Mess with Bk Sq, hockey pitch and offrs married quarters in the background.
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3327 in later life338 viewsHaving emigrated3 commentsPrefect
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Troopship Lancashire277 viewsDavid Woolfenden
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Our new car ©322 viewsDavid Woolfenden
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Troopship Devonshire ©293 viewsDavid Woolfenden
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Troopship 1950s315 viewsProbably DilwaraBrian Shackleton
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Porta Reale Station330 viewsPrefect
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Museum Station286 viewsPrefect
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Birkirkara Station341 views2 commentsPrefect
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Mosta/Naxxar280 viewsAfter the merger of these routesPrefect
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