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Pictures from Staffordshire's history - selected from the Staffordshire Past-Track Project

A Tamworth "Great" - Tom Williams
Ox Roast
Tom Williams, founder of Reliant - 1962

The Reliant Motor Company was formed in 1935 when T.L. Williams built his own three wheeled vehicle in his back garden at Kettlebrook, Tamworth.
In 1973 Reliant introduced the most famous of their three wheelers, The Reliant Robin.

Reliant production was based in Two Gates at Tamworth for 65 years, until December 1998 when the factory was closed for the last time and production moved to a new purpose built factory at Burntwood, Cannock in 1996.

Staffordshire Past Track is a Lottery Funded project showcasing archive photos, artwork, maps, audio and film representing the county's history. The site is expanding all the time and there are already more than six thousand images and over an hour of archive film footage available on the website -
If you're interested in getting involved in the project and own photographs that you think would be of interest, or have local knowledge that you would be willing to share. Please email:
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