1890s Traffic Scenes (2/8)

Sunderland Bridge, County Durham, 1896

A grainy still of a horse drawn open top bus on Sunderland Bridge some 115 years ago. Buses were the original mobile advertising billboard and in this image you can see adverts for Milk and Sunlight soaps plastered over the buses.

Film: Early Traffic

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