Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Wairarapa Archive.

I spent a few hours at the Wairarapa Archive yesterday looking through the albums of a motoring enthusiast, the late David Bilbrough. Here is some of what I found.
A Lotus Cortina in Nelson, 1965.

Jaguar XK150, Hutt Park Road, Seaview, 1966.

Mt Victoria hill-climb, 1970, McRae ?

Same hill-climb, Dexter Dunlop.

Car No.1, Heatway Rally.

The late David Bilbrough built his Bandicoot buggy in his backyard in Hall St. Wellington and then had to get it out to the road.

Bristol 405 in Wellington, 1977

Bristol 400 at Taupo, Easter 1978.

Danie Lupp, V12 E-type at Taupo, '78.

"Butch" Hamilton, Ford Escort 1300, Manfeild, February 1979.

On the grid at Ohakea, 1956.

Hugh Armstrong, Ford Escort BDA, Tea Creek down-hill, February 1979.

A lovely Graber bodied Alvis 3 litre at Manfeild, February '79.

Errol Krivan, Ford Escort 1600, Admiral Road hill-climb, July 1979.

Admiral again, Nolan "Bic"Terry, Holden Torana XU1.

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