Saturday, June 11, 2016

Truck photos from the State Library of Victoria

Here are some more truck photographs from the State Library of Victoria Collection www.slv.vic.gov.au. You can see more of their photographs here and here and  the photographs from the Harold Paynting collection, held at the SLV, here.


Vehicles at Queen's Bridge Motors. the sign on the truck is REO Speed Delivery.
Harold Paynting Collection State Library of Victoria Image H2011.52/6


Vehicles at Queen's Bridge Motors
Harold Paynting Collection State Library of Victoria Image H2011.52/7


Fire fighting trucks for use on R.A.A.F. aerodromes, at Wormald Bros. Pty Ltd, where they were manufactured. 
Argus Newspaper collection State Library of Victoria Image H99.206/2189

 

Trucks travelling overland to Alice Springs, c. 1941
Argus Newspaper Collection of Photographs, State Library of Victoria Image Image H99.201/2837


Surplus Army motor vehicles handed over for sale to public, c. 1945. The trucks are Fords.
Argus Newspaper Collection of Photographs, State Library of Victoria Image H2000.200/351


First release of Army trucks, c.1946. The trucks are Fords.
Argus Newspaper Collection of Photographs, State Library of Victoria  Image H2000.200/345


Three trucks from Henderson's Federal Spring Works,1940s
Sutcliffe Pty Ltd. Commercial Photographers 
State Library of Victoria Image H2016.25


F.R.S Ideal Spring Co. Ltd Delivery truck
State Library of Victoria Image H2013.67/199

 

A.G Russell Carriers Truck and Trailer. A.G. Russell was located at Wirth's Park, South Melbourne, now the location of the National Gallery of Victoria.
Harold Paynting collection State Library of Victoria Image H2011.52/301


A.G. Russell Carriers, the truck is an International.
Harold Paynting collection, State Library of Victoria  Image H2011.52/307


Queen Elizabeth's visit and coronation celebrations, Yallourn, 1954. The truck is a Bedford.
State Library of Victoria  Image H2009.92/12

Truck carrying scrap metal, D.J Bingham and Son, Footscray, 1954. Thee truck is a Commer. Taken at the Railway Reclamation yards at Spotswood.
Photographer: Mark Strizic  
State Library of Victoria Image H2008.11/773  


Heart Metal Co., truck loaded with scrap. Taken at the Railway Reclamation Yards at Spotswood.
Photographer: Mark Strizic  
State Library of Victoria Image H2008.11/779 


Model Dairy, Kew, 1960. Photographer: Wolfgang Sievers. The front truck is a Commer and the back truck is a Bedford
State Library of Victoria Image H2003.100/299


Model Dairy, Kew, 1960. Photographer:  Wolfgang Sievers. These are Commer Karriers.
State Library of Victoria Image H2003.100/300


Truck unloading animals at the saleyards in Handley Street, Wangaratta, The truck is a Mercedes Benz, a 1418? 
Le Dawn Studios, 1970. 
State Library of Victoria Image H2005.100/2717

These are some truck photographs from the State Library of Victoria Collection www.slv.vic.gov.au. You can see more of their photographs here and here and  the photographs from the Harold Paynting collection, held at the SLV, here.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Melbourne International Truck and Trailer Show 2016

The Melbourne International Truck and Trailer show was held at the Royal Melbourne Show grounds from  May 5 to May 7 2016. It was mainly a display of  new vehicles and equipment but there was a smattering of historic trucks on display as well. Here are some of them.




Volvo trio - Our 1989 Volvo N12 Intercooler, Graeme Troutbeck's 1972 Volvo F86 and our 1976 Volvo N10.


Our 1989 Volvo N12 Intercooler


Our 1976 Volvo N10.


Graeme Troutbeck's 1972 Volvo F86


Our 1974 1418 Mercedes Benz


Colin Brown's 1971 R-model Mack with our 1976 Freighter trailer


Loaded up at Officer on the way in


Graham Wright's immaculately restored  International and McGrath trailer


B-model Mack in Mayne Nickless fleet colours


Great looking Dodge


Linfox's International fire engine from the U.S.A


Linfox's International Acco


Linfox's  International R190 and a McGrath widespread trailer



Robert Johnston's 1948 Bedford


Graeme Johnston's TK Bedford


Jeff Johnston's Dodge


Jeff Johnston's Volvo


Dodge 


Neat looking Inter.


Overview  before the show opened. 

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Longwarry Heritage Truck Display - American Makes

The Longwarry Football Club's 4th annual Heritage Truck Show was held on February 6 and 7 and it was the best ever with around 150 trucks displayed on the Saturday, increasing to 200 trucks on the Sunday. This post shows the American trucks which were on display – apart from the Inters and Dodges, which you can see here and the Macks and Kenworths, which you can see here.  To see the English and European trucks on display, click here.



Kevin Oates' 1925 Chev


Graham Cameron's 1927 Chev


Ian Chatfield's 1939 Chev


Sam Capes' De Soto


Des Walker's Diamond T's - above and below



Fred Love's 1967 Diamond T


Also Marson's 1968 Diamond T


Bob Lee's 1937 Diamond T


Aldo Marson, Steve Ellis and Ian Latham


Euclid


John Denholm's Fargo


Fargo


Two vintage Fords - above and below





Richard Christie's Ford




Phil White's Ford painted in original Edyvane colours



Dave O'Farrell's Louisville


Joe Beaumont's Ford



Freightliner


Murray Langford's GMC - shown below with his Kenworth



Ken Stephen's jeep


Rob French's Peteerbilt


Three more Peterbilts - above and below




Tony Hackett's three REOs and shown below as well.


Tony Hackett - 1966 REO


Tony Hackett - 1952 REO


Tony Hackett - 1957 REO


Russell Marshall's Studebaker


Ray Grima's White







Lastly, Owen Studd's White. His family company, I & G Studd and Sons was one of the sponsors.


This post shows the American trucks which were on display – apart from the Inters and Dodges, which you can see here and the Macks and Kenworths, which you can see here.  To see the English and European trucks on display, click here.