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Tom Rolt

The Author Tom Rolt had a huge influence on the narrow gauge scene inspiring many enthusiasts. Equally his book \\"Narrow Boat\\" created a wave of enthusiasm to save our canals. His last canal boat voyage\\'in cap\\' was on my boat Vesta with me , his wife Sonia two sons and Paul Hocquard on left Vintage Car expert, my wife Jocelyn, and on right John Stanford Editor VintageCar magazine in 1961.

CopyrightMax Sinclair
TakenDate unknown
LocationTalyllyn Railway
CameraRolleiflex 21/4 square
LensCarl Zeiss Jena Tessar 50mm f2.8

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Posted by John Blackburn on December 8 2006 at 16:47

It is a startling thought that if things has worked out differently L.T.C Rolt might hjave a been an executive with one of the leading manufacturers of motor lorries in the UK.


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