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Thompson Engineering,

Hanover Works, Carlow


Vehicles built by Thompson's of Carlow

Michael Lyons sent Terry Curran this photo taken in 1980 of the St Patrick day Parade, in it was an old 1930's Fire Truck  Reg No. IC 2000 driven by Modern day Carlow Fire fighters as it passes by Thompsons of Carlow.
Painted UN White c.1960
Thompsons used Ford truck Chassis and mounted light armoured bodies  Reg No. ZD 178?.Used by Irish Units in the Congo
Model of the Thompsons Ford Armoured Car showing UN Colouring for Service in the Congo
 
Thompson Ford Mk 6 Armoured Car Reg No. ZD 1760. This is the only surviving Armoured Car still in Service, for Anniversary Parade
 
Thompson Ford Mk 6 Armoured Car  Reg No. ZD 1760. These were 4x2 Ford truck chassis with a Thompson lightly armoured body
Haughton and Thompson's
"Britannia" combined Mower and Reaper.
Source: National Archives Business Records Survey Car 15/13/1
Model of the Thompsons Ford Armoured Car showing UN Colouring for Service in the Congo

ZD 1525

Drivers seat

ZD 1760

ZD 1741

ZD 17 Congo 1960

Congo 1960

Congo 1960


CONGO 1960
Pte. Michael McGuinn from Staplestown Road

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