Issue #57 of Vintage Trucks & Commercials Magazine brings in the New Year with an extensive range of content on trucking in Australia. This issue covers Gary Richards final instalment of his series on the Centenary of Mack in Australia, named ‘Mighty Mack People Movers – The Survivors’. Ted Madden relives a convoy story on moving 200 tons through Sydney City on a Sunday morning.
Our feature story is about Colli in Western Australia and the restoration of one of the companies previous logging trucks. We have part three of The Norton Way and the history of Fredrick ‘Bob’ Norton. Tony Petch goes down memory lane with his own photojournalist journey in ‘Truck Photography’.
We also have some other fantastic stories on trucking history with the Leyland Bison and the field test at the with Fairymead Sugar mill , Louis Cherote talks about his memories in ‘My Dad the Interstater’ and we look back at the late Bryan Maxwell of H.W. Crouch.
As well as out coverage of the Hit & Miss Rally in Waikerie, SA with some fantastic trucks and models. There is a full page of trucking events coming up around the country, news and letters from our readers, Truck Art, Forgotten Names in Transport and the expanded classifieds section where a host of trucks and others items are up for sale or are wanted.