OLD CARS IN KERALA

CROSSING RIVER -KERALA

BELOW:-The meenachil motor association bus , a thyronicraft 8 seater bus which was the first bus to ply in Trivandrum - Kollam route in 1913




വൈഎംസിഎ കോഴിക്കോട്. 1910.


പുഴ കടക്കല്‍ , പൊന്നാനി, 1932


BRITISH SOLDIERS ON THE WAY TO SUPPRESS THE REVOLT IN MALABAR1921 [The Malabar Rebellion:- CLICK AND READ DETAILS ON LINE :-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malabar_Rebellion

EDAKULAM RAILWAY STATION  File:എടക്കുളം റെയിൽവേ സ്റ്റേഷൻ (1900).jpg






KLQ=QUILON


KLC=CANNOOR





KLT -TRIVANDRUM

KLK=KOTTAYAM

KLD=KOZHIKODE


here is an old photo of a 1921 BUICK which served as a TAXI car in erstwhile MALABAR district of MADRAS Presidency.please note the registration plate SML

 


 
 Photo taken at The Malabar Christian College in 1906


KLP=PALAKKAD
I saw this Chevrolet Biscayne at the Merryland Studio at Vellayani, Trivandrum. It's in a covered Garage, so the only rust is near the bonnet. The interiors look good still. The owner is not willing to sell, of course.
 



KLV=TRIVANDRUM
KLV

KLU=
Thats High road Thrissur - photon taken on the marriage of twin daughters of a old time lakh prabhu from Thrissur.

Can some one identify the cars in the convoy ?

 


KLE=ERNAKULAM-

HISTORY OF VEHICLE NUMBER PLATES IN TRAVANCORE:-

[1]M.S.T.R.= MADRAS STATE TRAVANCORE REGISTRATION

M.S.T.R. REGISTRATION WAS VALID TILL 1950 WHEN TRAVANCORE WAS MERGED WITH COCHIN STATE ;WHEN IT CHANGED TO :-BELOW:-

[2] T.C.T.=TRAVANCORE COCHIN TRIVANDRUM DISTRICT




During the Travancore-Cochin elections, during a Congress Party procession.[T.C.T. NUMBER PLATE OF TRUCK -1954]
Location:Quilon, India
Date taken:March 1954

T.C.Q=QUILON
TCK =KOTTAYAM
TCR=TRICHUR
SIMILARLY FOR EACH DISTIRCT

[3] WHEN KERALA WAS FORMED IN 19 57 AGAIN IT CHANGED TO :-
K.L.T.=KERALA STATE TRIVANDRUM
KLQ
KLK
KLA
KLP
KLC
SIMILARLY FOR EACH DISTRICT

[4] WHEN VEHICLES INCREASED TOO MUCH IN KERALA AGAIN IT WAS CHANGED TO :
PRESENT SYSTEM


 

 here is an old photo of a 1921 BUICK which served as a TAXI car


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Travancore maharajah 's car registration plate is WHITE conch on red background