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My 1928 Chevrolet: Some Old Cars, Caravans, Tear Drops and Mobile Homes

Some Old Cars, Caravans, Tear Drops and Mobile Homes

My 1928 Chevrolet: Some Old Cars, Caravans, Tear Drops and Mobile Homes

AUSTRALIA'S 1960s might be remembered as a time of surfing, go-go dancing and John Farhnam, but local manufacturing had brushed off its dancing shoes and thrown itself head-first into a decade of industry, employment and prosperity that put Australian manufacturing on the world map.

Manufacturing made love, not war in the 1960s - Manufacturers' Monthly

PROBABLY better known as the 'make love not war decade', the 1960s were in fact the peak decade for Australia's manufacturing industry. Alan Johnson reports.

Golden Fleece Service Station, Bulleen, 1969 look at the guy checking the tyres hair style !!

Negative - Golden Fleece Service Station, Bulleen, 1969

Golden Fleece Service Station, Bulleen, 1969 look at the guy checking the tyres hair style !!

Holden FC wagon rear

1959 Holden FC station wagon with blown 202 six-cylinder

It's all about the shiny bits and the blown straight six on this neat FC Holden wagon

Austerican Iconic Image circa 1961

The EK series Holden is the ultimate symbol of Austerica- It takes the glamourous imagery of Detroit (fins, pastel Duco, wrapped windscreen) yet leaves out the consumer convenience (power steering, auto transmission, A/C,heater etc) that made the American cars of the period desirable.Also the styling was about five years behind the American originators...