Albion of Scotstoun. by Paul Adams and Roy Milligan

One copy in Very Fine condition

 

The most deeply-researched study of all models of Albion cars trucks and buses from 1899 onwards.

Photographs of every model, with appendices giving details of Albion-Murray patents, model and chassis numbering systems, Model List (5 pages) engine types for each model, (2 pages), Chassis output, staff and workforce graphs, and Bibliography.

 Over 200 photos of Albion cars, trucks and buses from 1899 to 1972

170 pages all B&W

 

Hard covers, black embossed with gold lettering

Published 1999 by Albion Vehicle Preservation Trust

 

this copy is in Very Fine condition with no damage.  As new

$220.00

  • 2 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

A History Of Road Trains in the Northern Territory

by John Maddock

Jack Maddock is a famous Australian road transport historian with many fine books to his credit.

Highly sought-after.

A very rare and expensive book on the second hand market; examples have sold for over $200 on eBay.

The story of the amazing idea of hitching trailer after trailer to a single prime mover.

Every detail from early AECs operated by Johanssen, to modern Kenworths,  Mack etc.

 

MINT 214 pp.   bibliography and index

The book is an investment

$95.00

  • 1 kg
  • Sold Out

Maiulman Of the Birdsville Track

by Kristin Weidenbach

280 pages hardcover photo sections

condition as new

 

The story of Tom Kruse. Harry Ding once operated 20 trucks, the Studebaker,  Thornycroft,  Leyland Badger and Cub Diamond T, many Fords He sold the Birdsville run to his employee Tom in 1947, who carried on until 1951 and had an award winning film made about him, “Back of Beyond” in 1954 The whole fascinating story, carefully researched and a good read .  Good focus on truck details and history.

Covers restoration of the Leyland Badger.

Film available on DVD from our online shop.

$29.00

  • Sold Out

Mailman Of The Birdsville Track

by Kristin Weidenbach

280 pages photo sections

very good condition paperback

 

The story of Tom Kruse written by his granddaughter a truck fan herself.

Harry Ding once operated 20 trucks, the Studebaker,  Thornycroft,  Leyland Badger and Cub Diamond T, many Fords He sold the Birdsville run to his employee Tom in 1947, who carried on until 1951 and had an award winning film made about him, “Back of Beyond” in 1954 The whole fascinating story, carefully researched and a good read .

The  movie 'Back of Beyond' is available from our DVD section

$19.00

  • 1 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

Mail For The Back of Beyond

by John Maddock

Awe inspiring story of the truckie mailmen, their trucks and their mechanical miracles. A clutch plate is made from the bottom of a 44-gallon drum, a log between the dual rear wheels to avoid bogging.
Jack Gaffney, Harry Ding, Tom Kruse Ken Crombie.
A story of bravery and determination, and some incredibly tough vehicles.

Jack Maddock books are highly sought after for their thoroughness and readability

 

very good condition 160pp many photos

the Movie about Tom Kruse, Back of Beyond, is available on DVD here

$29.00

  • 0.5 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

Go Well Go Shell

by Robert Murray

100 years of Shell in Australia

A history of the company in Australia with a focus on road delivery of Shell oils and petrol

a fascinating piece of  work describing one of Australia's major companies and its use of road transport

 paperback

very good condition 310 pp. 200 photos mostly B&W  

 

$29.00

  • 1.5 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

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