This blog is about old trucks and any other historical matters that I feel like writing about. John and I have four old trucks, a 1976 N1025 Volvo, which John purchased new, a 1974 1418 Mercedes Benz, a 1989 Volvo 12 Intercooler and a 1973 F86 Volvo which is also known as 'the Bubble'. John is a Cartage Contractor and has driven and owned trucks for over 50 years.
I am the Local History Librarian at at Public Library Service in the south-east suburbs of Melbourne. I am also the President of the Koo-Wee-Rup Swamp Historical Society, the secretary of the South Eastern Historical Association and the Trafalgar Truck Restorers Club.
We went to the Ballarat branch of the H.C.V. C's Display Day at the Clunes Show ground on March 11, 2012. It is a great show, one of the best. Here are all the American trucks, except the Internationals. If you want to see the Internationals, then click here. If you want to see the European and English trucks and some buses, then click here.
Brockway owned by Merv Brunt. To see more of his trucks, click here.
Red Chev 1
Red Chev 2
Red Chev 3
Red Chev 4
Red Chev 5
Red Chev 6
A Chev Blitz.
This is a Diamond T.
Dodges, above and below. They appear to be the same model, the one below is from 1962.
Bill and Pat O'Halloran's Dodge, a familiar sight on the historic truck circuit.
The cute blue Dodge of Brian Dawes.
Another historic Dodge.
Glenn Lancey's 1977 D5N Dodge and 1969 Loadmaster trailer.
Garry O'Keefe's trio of Dodges (above and below)
Two more Dodges.
There were two Fargo's on display.
There were Fords of all descriptions.
Donny McGregor's 1960 Ford F500.
Russell Marshall's 1941 Ford.
A Ford in need of some restoration.
Murray Langford's G.M.C.
Kenworth - W model.
Another W-model Kenworth.
And another W-model.
And another SAR
Are these both Kenworth K100s?
Rod Calleja's 1984 Superliner and1971 Diamond REO.
Gillespie Earthmoving's 1973 R-model, above and another R-model is below.
An Osh Kosh.
1936 REO Speed wagon.
White Road Commander is above and the Road Boss is below.
If you want to see the Internationals, then click here. If you want to see the European and English trucks and some buses, then click here.