Archive for June, 2013

Just noticed all the images from this post did not display properly so have updated the links SORRY all! Whilst in Canberra for the 100 year celebrations we attended the National War Memorial , you could very easily spend a day here , so much to see and do here , allow at least one […]

We traveled to Canberra to attend the Australian Capital Territory 100 years celebration for the fire service , some great vehicles on display and some visitors from other states , the guys from Fire Plant turned up as did Guy & Richie with their well revived vehicles of historical significance. IMAGE GALLERY

The Hagglund All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) consists of two track-driven cars with fibreglass reinforced bodies, coupled to each other by an articulated steering joint. The vehicle operates in and around the snowfields and high country areas of the Snowy Mountains. Its operational scope includes wilderness search and rescue, general land rescue (MVA), limited hazardous materials […]

Whilst in Canberra for the 100 years Fire & Rescue celebrations I had the pleasure of visiting the war memorial and finding these guys playing in and around the area. IMAGE GALLERY

1958 Bedford ‘D’ series ex Perth , 80 of these seen service in WA , probably more out there but this one is preserved at Dardanup. IMAGE GALLERY  

So the real reason I went to Dardanup are fire trucks of course , chasing down another Dennis, 1928 Dennis, Tamini pump, started at Perth and later went to country station, ended its career in 1963, crew of 8! Driver, Officer and 6 crewman, came fitted with solid tyres but converted in 1943 to pneumatic, […]

Dardanup Heritage Park

Posted: 3rd June 2013 by admin in Uncategorized
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About 2 hours from Perth near Bunbury and Busselton is Dardanup Heritage Park , a tonne of old stuff to see , had a quick visit ill have to go back for a day as there is 10 times more stuff to see than these images show. IMAGE GALLERY

Super Saturday Returns

Posted: 2nd June 2013 by admin in Uncategorized
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Not that long ago all the oversize loads had to pretty much leave Perth the same day , Saturday , so it became super Saturday , because there was such a back log of loads now they can leave any day except one pretty much , thankfully its all daytime still allowing me to get […]