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Oldsmobile-88

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Spring 1979.
Dave Green & Roy ‘Pat’ Green upgrading the floodlights at SJP.
Roy Green was the duty electrician at SJP for many years.He & his son Dave carried out floodlight maintenance in the close season.
No Cherry Picker to work off in those days.
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Quite a few teams in the north that the Grecians would have been visiting for the first time.Barrow,Carlisle,Gateshead,Hartlepool,Darlington Workington.
I would imagine the team would have travelled by train in those days.Certainly would not be able to do that these days because of the cost & the difficulty getting back to Devon after the game with the rail network as it is now.
 

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Quite a few teams in the north that the Grecians would have been visiting for the first time.Barrow,Carlisle,Gateshead,Hartlepool,Darlington Workington.
I would imagine the team would have travelled by train in those days.Certainly would not be able to do that these days because of the cost & the difficulty getting back to Devon after the game with the rail network as it is now.
In the last match of the season 1963-64, the team arrived back at Exeter St Davids from Workington around 1pm on Sunday lunch time, having travelled all night. They weren't using sleeper carriages either !
 
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