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Model A Restorer’s Club of WA
Monthly Archives: March 2012
Surgeon Reg on completing operation. Look away if you are squeamish. All cars and owners relaxing except Glad. Cars being tidied up and the team are at the showgrounds tidying up cars, themselves, and the camp. Glad went under the … Continue reading
First day of clear sky; had a great camp last night under the stars after a celebratory drink at the Prince of Wales Pub. Glad is going under the spanner today to reveal what condition her heart is in, 8am … Continue reading
Awoke to a cloudy day with rain. Preparing cars for the downhill run. At Toowoomba we visited Barry the collector of tractors , had 100 odd tractors , amazing collection. WE MADE IT! We all got to the rally in … Continue reading
We had a slow start and a visit to Athol Laycock who is 92 and has a great collection of very special Fords, including Model A, Model T, 1934 V8 and many more all in magnificant order, and is restoring a … Continue reading
A great old country pub with hearty meals . A short day [100 kms ] to check cars and prepare for the run into Ipswich – about 800kms. Still no sunshine. Well we changed the plan after we visited Warrego … Continue reading
On the road again, photo shot Qantas 747 and then off to Barcaldine and Blackall. We encountered the worst head winds of the trip; all cars suffered and Glad was nearly unable to move forward; it appears 2 cylinders are … Continue reading
Rained heavily overnight; washing first thing, then tourist day. No driving. A 21 foot southern cross windmill, fantastic. We had a great morning at the Qantas museum with a tour inside their first Boeing 707. We have been asked to … Continue reading
Day looks wet and windy; will be a tourist day in Winton and then a short hop to Longreach. We had a late start and the owner wanted a group photo. We obliged [see photo]. We then visited the truck … Continue reading
We departed at a leisurely hour to meet Reg who was camped out of town. Eventually the team assembled themselves and we departed at 9.30am, definitely in tourist mode. Strong headwinds and steady rain … Continue reading