A timber lorry at Parkend Sawmills.
Pete wrote (December 2007): "Please find attached an old photo in my possession of Parkend Sawmills Uni-power, Sid Edmunds the driver, Lesley Rivers the owner of the Sawmills with his back to us, but who is the other man facing us?"
Also, can anyone date the photo or pinpoint the location?.
Thanks to Peter Essex who added (December 2007): "As to dating this
photo, if Les Rivers was the owner of the sawmills
at the time, it would be helpful to know when his father retired
from ownership. I remember Les and his father from the early to
mid fifties as attenders at of Springfield Methodist Church, Lydney,
when I was a child. The elder was referred to (at least behind
his back) as "Old Man Rivers" and
Les was the widely envied owner of an Aston Martin. I had the
impression that "Old Man Rivers" was still active at
the sawmills and therefore probably the owner (or MD). On that
rather slender basis, I would date the photo as
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