This is a photograph of my dad, Graham Dawson, taken sometime in the late 1940’s or early 1950’s. It is taken at one of two locations and I can’t be sure which one it is.
My dad met my mother (Alice Musgrove) when he lived and worked in Clitheroe, Lancashire. He was employed for a time at the local quarry where he was a “dumper” driver. My mother tells the story that my dad named his “dumper” Alice – I’m sure that must have been out of some sort of affection for her (my mother that is).
The other possibility is that the photograph was taken when he worked at the Barnbow site in Leeds. I don’t know what his job was but I understand that he drove a “dumper” there as well.