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More about E83W ice cream vans!

Page 2 on these specially bodied Fords

As well as the photos of the ice cream van discovery (Page 1 of ice cream van information), Steve sent me this great scan of a coachbuilder that specialised in bodying Fordson and other chassis with this type of coachwork.

Hendersons special bodies
Hendersons Joiners and Coachbuilders

Based at Parr Street Saw Mills, St. Helens, in Lancashire, they also offered a range of trailer canteens in addition to bespoke ice cream bodies for either new or old chassis. What a great scan - do any ice cream vans like this survive I wonder???

Many years ago, arch Morris J type fan Barb Littlewood, passed over these photos of another E83W that had obviously been spotted many years before, still earning its keep in the Lake District, selling Original Windermere Ice Cream from a layby.

Ice cream van in the Lake District

Surely GDJ 814 has survived? Looking at the condition of the front wings, this little Thames has seen a busy and full life, its chassis also looking decidedly low on its springs.

Ice cream van in the Lake District

And finally for now, there is a photo of another ice cream E83W variant on page 2 of the Period E83W Photos section.

 
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