Photographs of very cool cars:
Ford, Fordson, Thames E83W Pickup

A classic English Pickup

While at the Bexhill Horse Show, I spotted this beautiful classic vehicle and couldn't resist taking a few photos of it to add to my collection of car photographs on my web site

Make: Ford / Fordson / Thames 

Model: E83W Pickup

Year: 1952-1957 (I can't narrow it down any more than that, but if you know then please tell me!)

Engine: 1,172 cc (71.5 cu in) Ford Straight-4 10 hp side-valve engine

Top Speed: Just over 40mph!!!

Built: Ford Dagenham assembly plant

Number Plate: MSK 949

This great classic vehicle belongs to: 

Bexhill Tree Surgeons

Phone: 01424 893166 / 07885 538347

Web Site

I have no connection with them, but it's always nice to promote local businesses when I can! :)

The front grill of this classic E83W pickup from the 1950's

The front grill and number plate of this classic E83W pickup from the 1950's

The badge on the side of this beautiful Thames E83W Pickup made at Ford's Dagenham assembly plant

The badge on the side of this beautiful Thames E83W Pickup made at Ford's Dagenham assembly plant

A photo looking down the front gill of this E83W Pickup that was made by Ford, Fordson and Thames

A photo looking down the front gill of this E83W Pickup that was made by Ford, Fordson and Thames 

A shiny badge on the bonnet of this pickup I spotted at an event in Bexhill, East Sussex

A shiny badge on the bonnet of this pickup I spotted at an event in Bexhill, East Sussex

Hard to believe that Ford's Dagenham assembly plant used to produce pickups like this

Hard to believe that Ford's Dagenham assembly plant used to produce pickups like this

These 1950's headlights are rather different from the ones you would find on modern cars

These 1950's headlights are rather different from the ones you would find on modern cars

Front view photo of a Thames E83W Pickup number plate MSK 949 on a sunny day in Bexhill, East Sussex

Front view photo of a Thames E83W Pickup number plate MSK 949 on a sunny day in Bexhill, East Sussex

A photograph of the number plate MSK 949 on the front of this 50's classic English pickup

A photograph of the number plate MSK 949 on the front of this 50's classic English pickup

When I went to Bexhill Horse Show I wasn't expecting to be photographing a classic pickup

When I went to Bexhill Horse Show I wasn't expecting to be photographing a classic pickup

Bexhill Tree Surgeons own this vehicle and seem to be using it for promotional events like this

Bexhill Tree Surgeons own this vehicle and seem to be using it for promotional events like this

This 1950's pickup had plenty of storage spage, which made it a very popular vehicle at the time

This 1950's pickup had plenty of storage spage, which made it a very popular vehicle at the time

A wide angle (10mm) photo of the rear of this Thames E83W Pickup that was also made by Ford and Fordson

A wide angle (10mm) photo of the rear of this Thames E83W Pickup that was also made by Ford and Fordson