'Deep n the Gulf', McGunness and Gorum, Longreach to Darwin Survey for aerodromes and supply depots, 1919

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'Deep n the Gulf', McGunness and Gorum, Longreach to Darwin Survey for aerodromes and supply depots, 1919, Hudson Fysh, vintage gelatin silver pront, from Sir Hudson Fysh Photographic album, PX*D 294/vol.26 archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110592586

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    BeachcomberAustralia

    • 10/Jun/2020 00:31:01

    I am not an expert on cars, but I think it is a Ford Model T. The poor car deserves special mention for what they put it through! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Model_T

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    BeachcomberAustralia

    • 10/Jun/2020 00:46:00

    Yes, a Model T Ford! ... "... Arriving in Longreach in August 1919, they acquired a Model T Ford, as a transport for the survey, and were accompanied by a mechanic, George Gorham.[26][29] Leaving Longreach on 18 August 1919, the group traveled through Winton, Kynuna and McKinlay, reaching the town of Cloncurry on 20 August 1919.[22] They were the first people to travel across the Gulf of Carpentaria, using an automobile. ... ... " From - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hudson_Fysh#Survey_of_the_Great_Air...

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    Historically_Sympathetic

    • 04/Jul/2020 09:52:20

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/beachcomberaustralia it's a nice photo...how did manage to tag the photo on the nose of the car?

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    BeachcomberAustralia

    • 04/Jul/2020 10:10:00

    [https://www.flickr.com/photos/la_buff] ... help.flickr.com/add-edit-or-delete-comments-and-notes-on-... It takes a little practice!

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    Historically_Sympathetic

    • 04/Jul/2020 10:12:32

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/beachcomberaustralia A hidden feature! I used to be able to do this with a different function years ago.... Is that what I assume is a termite mound in the background?