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By JawDborn
Veteran car at Beamish.

(Moira Woolybill found that SHEW stood for Seaham Harbour Engineering Works. Bill explained that at in the early 1900's many small garages built cars: there was even an article in a magazine giving instructions for readers on how to build their own car.

Thank you Moira and Bill)

Tags: Transport Restoration Beamish Seaham Veteran car

Voters: Eastlands, NDODS, CarolAnnLauderdale and 21 more

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NDODS 9 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2015 4:43PM
A beautifully crafted bonnet/radiator grill. Very well observed and captured.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Lovely image and interesting info Smile.
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.1k 2232 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2015 5:19PM
I didn't mention that when I first saw it I read it as SHREW...
Good to see it again.
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.1k 2232 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2015 5:50PM
PS It's not often that I manage to get in ahead of Himself with anything to do with motor vehicles! Wink
mikbee 13 3 8 Scotland
6 Feb 2015 6:31PM
Well Jack,
you may recall Johnny Cash built a car one piece at a time !!
Good close up.
6 Feb 2015 6:40PM
Beautifully taken..Lin
cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
6 Feb 2015 7:03PM
Once had a friend who built a kit car...took him a lifetime 😆😆
JawDborn 8 1.3k 1 England
6 Feb 2015 7:08PM

Quote:Once had a friend who built a kit car...took him a lifetime 😆😆

In the good old days it was make your own kit, Jeff!Grin
woolybill1 Plus
13 33 76 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2015 7:13PM
Of course, it might just be a typo - hard to correct on a beaten copper plate!
Thank you for posting this, Jack. You have taken the picture I have only thought about.
6 Feb 2015 7:39PM
Great shot Jack. Someone gave my son a kit car to build. Still in the garage. One day! Cathy
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2015 12:32AM
Hope you've got plenty of Brasso.
7 Feb 2015 5:40PM
Very well captured

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