Ernest Marples opens the M1 motorway
- 02 November 1959
- Associated Press
Silver gelatin photographic print by the Associated Press, titled "New Motorway Opened". Caption on verso reads: Mr. Ernest Marples, the new Minister of Transport, points along the new London-to-Birmingham motorway at Pepperstock Junction, Bedfordshire, today...November 2, after he had formally opened the motorway to traffic. He is accompanied by Sir Owen Williams who handed over the motorway to the Ministry on behalf of the construction companies concerned.
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- Daily Herald Archive, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford
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