The Bungalow Hotel
Maurice Cann leads Tommy Wood in the 1950 Lightweight TT, This daunting building is what faced riders at the Bungalow up until 1957 when the Kissack family won the tender to remove it. They paid £37.10s to the Manx Electric Railway, and the building was dismantled;every plank, tile and nail was 'recycled.
Dickie Dale (Guzzi) 1957 Senior TT
Dickie Dale approaching Cronk ny Mona on the fabulous Moto Guzzi V-8. Despite only running on seven cylinders for most of the race, Dickie finished 4th in the 1957 Senior TT
1957 Senior Tt, Dickie Dale, Guzzi
Eight non-stop laps
Forget your four-lap dashes. In 1957, 41-year old Arthur Wheeler rode the eight-lap Senior TT non-stop on the 500 Guzzi single. With around eight gallons of petrol aboard to start with, it must have been interesting pulling up for Quarter Bridge on the first lap! Arthur's Island career spanned from the 1937 Manx, through many TT rides, to the 1989 Classic MGP