Author Archives: Ian Steer

Winter Getaway Day 12 (and last)

We started the day with an extremely short drive through the back streets of Narrogin to the home of fellow club members, Kerry & Lyn McPharlin. While the blokes admired Kerry’s magnificent new beast (his just restored and licensed Model … Continue reading

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Winter Getaway Day 11

We started our day with fellow traveller and club member Wayne Millman showing us around Collie (his home town). We got a guided tour of the new murals around the town and a look at the huge new DFES training … Continue reading

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Winter Getaway Day 10

A long day’s drive today from Albany to Collie – 320km, nearly 9 hours start-to-finish, and 5 1/4 hours driving – and driving a Model A isn’t all that relaxing! First stop was the lookout at the Mt Barker TV … Continue reading

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Winter Getaway Day 8

A short-ish drive today from Denmark to Albany, with just a couple of stops on the way. We did a little detour right at the start to do a drive-by Marilynn’s dad’s house in Denmark. Then we were off to … Continue reading

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Winter Getaway Day 7

Today was a drive from Manjimup to Denmark. It turned-out to be one of those days you can expect when you are touring with a group of 90+ year-old cars. Before we even got going, Wes had a cracked distributor … Continue reading

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Winter Getaway Day 5

Day 5 Winter Getaway: After a mishap with the opening hours of the chocolate shop that was to be our first stop of the day, it was off to Cowaramup for morning tea. We then cruised through the newly renovated … Continue reading

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Winter Getaway Day 3

Today we travelled from Bunbury to Busselton – the very long way. First stop was the Dardanup Heritage Park – wow! What a place! One and a half hours does not at all do it justice – at least half … Continue reading

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Winter Getaway Day 1

Nine Model A’s (and a camper bus) gathered bright and early in Armadale. From the weather forecasts earlier in the week, we were all prepared for atrocious weather – umbrellas, raincoats etc, but the weather was fantastic – a truly … Continue reading

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Largest Private Ford Collection

This is a short video about what was supposedly the largest private Ford collection in the world, prior to it being broken-up and sold in 2018.  The collection was put together by Dutchman Piet den Hartogh after buying his forst … Continue reading

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