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May 22, 2008

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Diego Jaen

Hola.
estoy siguiendo con gran interes esta historia, pues yo soy un exempleado en la base de Sevilla (al sur de España ). Estoy muy contento de haber trabajado y aprendido el oficio de mecanico. Actualmente soy Jefe de Servicio-post venta de un distribuidor de KOMATSU en Madrid (en el centro de España ).
Mi ingles y muy malo,leo pero no escribo bien.
Estoy pasando vuestra direccion a compañeros y antiguos jefes de BLACKWOOD HODGE DE ESPAÑA.
Enorabuena vuestros relatos y consejos y experiencias nos ayudan en este tipo de empresa, que como esta en su dia fueron Internacionales y se pueden quedar en el olvido.
muchos saludos

Neil Willett

I noticed the R35 that was sold to ARC Whitwick quarry in the early 80's
I worked on that truck up until the early 90's alongside another 4 R35's at ARC Whitwick.
All 5 were scrapped around 92 if I remember correct

isa Rust

My father-in-law was Derek Rust. I am married to his son Philip, and when he saw the photo of his dad driving the Bedford lorry in the Northampton Carnival, he worked out that the photo must be from around 1972. Apparently Philip was a passenger in the lorry as well as his mother Audrey Rust (known as Betty). For those who knew Derek, they would probably know that he drove the lorry in the carnival for many years, and Philip accompanied him for a few years from about the age of 7.

James A Smith

Worked for BH Canada from 1952-1980
VP Suntract Mnf. in Toronto Sales & mktg.

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