LAST FALCON UTE ROLLS OUT JULY 29 2016
Read about the last Falcon and some history of the Aussie Ute :
89 YEARS OLD
On 2nd Dec.1927 the Model A Ford was released, 6 months after the last T was produced. It started its reign by setting a record 90 hours to cover a 3280 mile trip. Price of a new Tourer? $395 ( US)
Car Wash 1924 style
In 1916 every major city had body builders who could supply the body type you needed. Here is a selection from The Queensland Motor Agency Ltd.
Of particular interest to local LAMA members will be this 1916 Model T in the livery of "Linnings Bakery Glamorganvale". Glamorganvale is a small settlement these days , with a Pub and a School.
It is a popular place for Bike and Car clubs to vist and stop for refreshments.
In years past the settlement was much busier and larger than today. There was a Bakery and a Dairy factory to service the local community.
Hudson Fysh was the founder of QANTAS airline. Here is his how he travelled the outback to establish routes . They were tough and resilient at the turn of the 20th centuary!!!