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The Circus Comes to Sparkbrook.


master brummie
Picture 2, Post 40, by Phil shows a memento of WW2. On the large building there is a white on black sign painted on it which says NFS water. Presumably there would have been a large - could well have been more than one - static water tank used for fighting fires during the war. Often the water mains were damaged and these tanks often appeared on bomb sites in many towns and cities.
The delightful thins for any youngster who had a great interest in old read vehicles was the ancient lorries and buses always used by circuses and fair operators. There were also more modern haulage and generator vehicles. Great fun as many will remember.


Brummie babby