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Dust Cart, Mill Lane
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Dust Cart, Mill Lane

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Dust Cart, Mill Lane
Martin Street - Peacock Lane (cabinet)
Strongroom Stack 24
Mill Lane
"Cleaning Vehicle" - truck on side street
Celluloid negative
GP7212

Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office

The dust cart was an earlier form of the modern bin lorry. The workers would collect refuse bins from properties and unload the contents into the back of the car (which is this photograph is covered by canvas sheeting).
GP7212
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