Nostalgia: Bute driver and his Fiat charabanc in 1926

This week's Bits from Bygone Bute photo shows Bute driver, John Gillies (right), outside Kingarth Hotel in July 1926 with his 14-seater yellow Fiat Charabanc. Pictured alongside John and his fares is John McDonald. If you have any images you'd like to share with our readers, email us at news@buteman.com.
This week's Bits from Bygone Bute photo shows Bute driver, John Gillies (right), outside Kingarth Hotel in July 1926 with his 14-seater yellow Fiat Charabanc. Pictured alongside John and his fares is John McDonald. If you have any images you'd like to share with our readers, email us at news@buteman.com.

For this week’s trip into The Buteman’s readers’ archives we continue our recent theme of bygone island transport with a picture of local driver John Gillies (right), outside Kingarth Hotel in July 1926 with his yellow 14-seater Fiat Charabanc.

Pictured alongside John and his fares is John McDonald.

If you have any images you’d like to share with our readers, email us at news@buteman.com - thanks in advance!