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E83W Pictures found at the IWM.

Imperial War Museum images

I was directed to these pictures that are available to view on the Imperial War Museum online archives. They are reproduced below as I'm sure E83W fans out there will be interested in seeing them. All IWM pictures are subject to their published Copyright restrictions.

American ambulance An early Fordson operated by the American Ambulance - Great Britain is seen here receiving some paintwork attention by a young lady.

Despite being a van, this example is on the pickup-spec (wide) 16" rims, instead of the usual 18 inchers found on 10cwt vans. It also has a nearside step, ring bonnet catches, and separate door lock.
Ministry van Here a gent from the Ministry of Information is seen in his E83W asking directions from a bloke on a bike, perhaps to avoid the road that has been blocked by snow. Again an early van, this one fitted with some kind of roof rack, and running on the usual 18" rims.
Ministry van Another Ministry of Information Ford van, may well be the same vehicle and same driver. Note the window winder on the drivers door, only the very early E83Ws had the luxury of wind-up windows. The rear windows have also been covered up, so maybe this MoI van carried some hush hush gear that wasn't to be seen by the public?
 
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