Sunday, October 23, 2016

Last of the Chrome Bumpers, Lardner Park, Warragul 2016

The Last of the Chrome Bumpers was held at Lardner Park at Warragul on October 23, 2016. There were  around 35 trucks on display and many, many cars, but as this is  a truck blog, we only took photos of the trucks, so here they are.

This is our 1973 F86 Volvo, 'The Bubble' originally owned by Don McRae of Temora in New South Wales.

Tony Hackett's 1957 REO Gold Comet

Ian James' Morris Commercial and vintage caravan

Eric Shingles' Mercedes Benz 1625

Stan Hamilton's 1946 Maple  Leaf

Les Siddle's 1975 F-model Mack

Steve Ellis' B-model Mack

Alan McCormack's B-model Mack

Mack Superliner


Vyn Harris' Kenworth crane truck

Original S-model Kenworth

Alan Peck's 1986 Kenworth


John Crawford's 1974 International

John Ferguson's 1949 International

John Staley's 1962 International

John Denholm's 1962 International

International Loadstar - very nice - here's two views of it

Steve Bragg's Freightliner


Theo Versteden's Ford


Joe Beaumont's Ford

Bruce Bluett's Dodge

Heather Cameron's 1965 Dodge (and also below) and Graham Cameron's Mustang

John Heggert's Dodge

Andrew Main's 1964 Dodge

Another green Dodge

Bob Lee's 1937 Diamond T

Des Walker's Diamond T duo

Also Marson's 1968 Diamond T

Sam Capes' De Soto - I've said it before and I'll say it again - this is one of my favourite trucks

John Gramlick's 1961 Commer Knocker

Graham Young's 1947 Bedford

Colin Brown's 1974 KM Bedford

Roger Olsen's 1970 TK Bedford

J-model Bedford

Bob Needham's 1953 Bedford and his tractor

Rob and Carol Tylee's 1957 Bedford - ex Bendigo Trams overhead line maintenance vehicle

And last, but not least, is Mike Herbert's 1962 Austin fire engine.


  1. Great article like all that I have read in your blog, thank you and keep on, special thanks for photos.