This picture is from September 1952 and shows wagons of the English Electric Company which at the time had a major factory at Clayton-le-Moors taking part in the trades procession as part of the Preston Guild.

English Electric display at Preston Guild, 1952

The sign on the front lorry celebrates the Canberra - the plane manufactured by the company which weeks earlier had made the first double transatlantic crossing by a jet in just over 10 hours.