Title: Rupert Henry Dixon's Lorry in Lincoln
Author: Unknown
Date: A February 2017 scan of the original c1940s photo

This wonderful photo has been reproduced here with the kind permission of Yvonne Fletcher.

Rupert Henry Dixon MBE of Tetney died in 2002, aged 93. Over his long working life he established a number of successful businesses after starting with nothing. The MBE was awarded for his 55 years' service to local government. In the 1940s Mr Dixon was a haulier with a fleet of 6 lorries. Sporting 'Spillers' livery, this Bedford lorry is proudly displayed in front of Lincoln Cathedral.

Spillers Ltd was a British company that owned flour milling operations, operated bakeries and also sold pet food and equine feeds. The brand name still exists today.

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