One of the photos in the book of the Vauxhall 30/98 being driven by me at the Rob Roy Hill Climb in October 1949. If you would like a copy of the book please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
There is a chapter with a lot of information and colour photos of our gliding activities in the new book. The photo of KAS Mann in our LS3 (below) is an extra photo which is not in the book. The book should be ready for printing next week.Update 11/06/2019.
7-05-2019. The book is with the printerr.
This is the author’s first viewing of Vauxhall 30/98 OE221.
The editing and set out for printing has been completed. I am searching for a printer.
One of the photos in the new book is the family’s 1925 Vauxhall 30-98 OE221 behind the 1949 Bristol 401. J.J.Leahy used this Percival Gull aircraft to inspect his properties scattered across New South Wales and Queensland.Read more
This is a mob of the type of Shorthorn cattle J. J. Leahy liked to breed and have ready to market.
He had been running cattle from his earliest days but, apart from dealing, wool growing had been his biggest enterprise in the ninety twenties to the extent of being the biggest wool grower in the…..
Shorthorn bullocks on J. J. Leahy’s property “Manna Park” in central western NSW.A report in the Townsville Daily Bulletin 6 March 1947. (National Library of Australia Trove website.)
Mount Isa Mines is one of the most productive single mines in world history of lead, silver, copper and zinc. While working on Oban in 1951 I made many trips into Mt Isa to pick up supplies. The Leichhardt River divided the city into areas known as “mineside” with services and accommodation connected with the mine and “townside” with the…..