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Bayley Wheeled Escape
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No: 40320   Contributor:   Year: 2016   Manufacturer: Austin   Country: United Kingdom
Bayley Wheeled Escape

2016 Emergency Services Day, Newark. I saw this Ausin Loadstar and being involved with the restoration of horse drawn carriages it was taken aback by the sheer size of these escape wheels. They would cost a huge sum to be made today and thats only if a wheelwright could be found with the knowledge to make a pair. Bayley also made London Trolleys for the greengrocery trade and these were bulky and cumbersome just like their escape wheels. That said, i would have this in my collection if space allowed. What a fabulous beast.
Picture added on 16 December 2016 at 11:28
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