travellerdave

Dave

This is a photographic record of various vehicles seen around southern Europe. It's NOT a commercial site and NOTHING is for sale... so …

Third use for a 1966 "Chieftain" Furniture Lorry.

AEC Popular Export to Many European Countries

Engines fitted in Willeme trucks in France. Exported to Holland and Portugal.

Leyland Engined 'Lowlander' LR1

French Made 4x4 / 6x6 Specialist Uses . Ford or Perkins Engines .

LADC at Montelimar

A Group Based in Montélimar(26) Drome . France To Save, Restore & Rally Vintage Trucks .

TP Yard (30) Gard . France

WF Model in Portugal

UK models exported to Portugal

WW2 US Army Tractor Unit

Spanish Co.

Czech Company using Saviem Parts .

Ardeche (07) Yard , Being Cleared in 2010

Launched in 1961 by East German Barkaswerke (formerly Framo) Production ended in 1991

Spanish Trucks . Berliet style cabs .

Early Lyon Based Manufacturer .

Santos Rosa . 04.66.81.60.26

From A - TL

TJ , S , TL in France . A , TJ , TK in Portugal .

Berliet's Bus & Coach Production .

Lyon (France) Company . Merged with Renault = R.V.I. in 1978 .

berliet cab berliet foundation

200+ Restored Vehicles , Mainly Berliet . But only open to members for one afternoon a year ! .

Swiss Army .

French company which later merged with Mack , but failed to survive .

German Bundeswehr 4x4's

Gerard Bras . Le Plan Sud . 84340 Entrechaux Tel:+33(0)612109148

Bristol Double Deckers

1 Static shop advert was in France.

WW2 US Army . Often Bridge Layer Units .

American Model Seen in Portugal

German Co. Used in France & Spain .

scrapyard/pacifics/polioto/nimes

Nicolas Polioto died 1/5/12 & yard was cleared in 2018 by which time only the M26 Pacific & 10 other vehicle's left & all were sold for …

Now closed , but had been in the grounds of a training college at Mallemort (13) France .

Chausson AP , APH , ASH ...

French PSV Manufacture . Taken over by Saviem 1959

Old French Car & Van Builder .

Chromy US

American WW2 & Later Imports .

American Company .

Citroen's Passenger Vehicle Production .

Founded (1919) Merged with PSA (1979) & Vauxhaul & Opel Since 2017 .

17 Jun 2018

Bernard Cournil , Cornil , Auverland

Dutch Company Before Its Disasterous Alliance with Leyland ..

Uk Chassis / Engine Exports

UK Export to Portugal

French Co. Specialising in Fire Vehicles .

Ex-US WWII T981 Ballasted Tank Transporter . T968 GS . T969A Heavy Wrecker .

Dodge Fargo

WW2 WC Models & Fargo Power Wagon & Later HGV's .

Spanish Built Ford's

Another Defunct UK Truck Manufacturer

US Quarry Trucks .

fairground, forain, circus, cirque

European fairground (forain) and circus vehicles.

French Version of Scammell's Mechanical Horse / Poney 3 Wheeler .

German Military

American import in Spain

Italian products

Italian Co. 1950-60's Exports .

French Bus & Coach Builder .

Trader & D In France & Portugal , Ebro In Spain . Transcontinental etc..

Austrian ? Bus Co.

Mostly WWII Ex-US Army CCKW 353 Versions .

German Exports

German Manufacture Hanomag . Later Merged With Henschel .

German Co. That Merged With Hanomag .

French Co.

Jeeps

Post WW2 Military & Fire Service

Portuguese Fire Equipment Co.

American

Hungarian Manufacturer , Later owned by Irisbus .

Besset of Annonay (12) France .

Italien Co. Inc. Fiat , Ford , Unic ...

Vintage American

Solid Tyred American

American Imports .

Situated Between Gap(05) & Sisteron (04) in French Alpes .

Small French Truck (500) Builder & Tractors .

Military & Fire Service Vehicles .

Italian Company .

Forward Control Models

Normal & Forward Control Models

French Co. Specialising in Forestry Tractors & Snowploughs .

Publicity Bus , Pizza Bar , Info-Bus etc ..

American ?

Tonton's Fibreglass Cabbed Trucks .

LT Deckers For Publicity Purposes

American Military Units .

American Company Who Bought out Bernard (France)Taken Over by Renault 1990 , Now Volvo Co. Since 2001

Lugo . Spain . Specialised Vehicle Co.

Dutch Company Using Air Cooled Engines

Annual machine rally

Part of La Ferme de Folie Rally in 1998 . Now on his son's farm .

German Co. Later Badged as Saviem when imported into France .

French Co.

MCW Co.

Mercedes Passenger Vehicle Production

L , LAK , Unimog etc

UK Fire Appliance Co.

Civilian , SNCF , Military etc.

Belgium Heavy Haulage Constructeur . Bought Willeme in 1978 .

Swiss Military Vehicles .

US Import

American Import / Gift to Portugal .

US Army WW2 Armoured Tank Recovery Unit

Absorbed by Citroen (1967)

Pegaso

Spanish company, used Leyland engines at one time.

(1976) PSA Peugeot-Citroen (1978) & Simca (2017) & Opel (2021) = Stelantis with Fiat-Chrysler-Automobiles

23 Feb 2017

Tri-porter

Now moved to Montrichard (41) Open April-September ,see weblink .

Regie Public Service

Nationalised French Company Post WW2

05 Jun 2018

Retro-Incendrie

Ex-French Fire Service Vehicles in Montuaban .

Plant Machinery Collection , Annual Working Weekend . Cordelle (42) Loire . France .

Long Defunct Lyon Based Company .

Horse , Tractor , Steam or Vehicle Hauled .

Road Roller Collection in Yard .

Swiss Co. Also built in Austria & Uk .

Renault RVI Saviem's Passenger Transport Production .

LRS-Saviem (Latil-Renault-Somua), Renault , RVI .

1 So far seen in europe ...

Yard now cleared .. final visit 8.00

Early Steam Fire Pumps .

French Roadside Signs

Signs of all kinds ...

French (Ford Engined) Military Vehicles

French Co. Converting for Renault & Citroen , also own Model range .

French Co.

lascombes/military/scrapyard/gmc/dodge

D1092 La Gare . 38840 La Sone .(Valence-Grenoble) Huge stock of ex-military vehicles and spares . www.jeep-dodge-gmc.com

Civilian & Military Passenger Vehicle Co.

French Electric Vehicle Co.

Steam Powered Road Rollers , Traction Engines & Portable Engines .

Austrian Co.

Simca-Unic-Marmon-Bocquet 4x4's

Gravel depot & scrapyard opposite Aubenas (07) Ardeche

Czech Based Company . 6x6 & 8x8 Speciality .

Jean Testu's Scrapyard

Coren (North of St Fleur) Closed in 1996 but still full in 2013 . Tel. 04.71.60.15.16

Vehicles Used In Catastrophic Situations .

Traveller and Converted Vehicles and Mobile Homes

European examples from my other website www.travellerhomes.co.uk

Unic (1952)-Unic SA (Simca) . (1966)- Fiat V.I & Iveco Group (1975) Production Ceased 1984

Scrapyard which I visited in 1999, now cleared.

Volvo

F, N and L Series in Portugal and France.

German Beetle & Van Manufacturer .

1900-1981

WW2 1/2 Tracks & Others

Old French Co. Later Used AEC Engines & Imported BMC Vehicles Before Bankruptcy in 1970's .