Sunday, 28 October 2012

Thunderbirds in Town

Bathurst is visited by lots of car clubs during the course of the year.  I'm not sure why?  Maybe a certain Mount may be a bit of a draw card?  Possibly.

Anyway, this weekend saw the the Ford Thunderbird Club in town and yesterday they put on a bit of a display in the centre of town.  I popped down to have a quick look and ended up being there nearly an hour, chatting to various other members of our Car Club who had the same idea.

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Vehicles from the 50s are a work of art.

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There were some stunning vehicles.

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Many were left hand drive and with rather flash interiors.

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Thunderbirds were last made in the late 80s, although not quite as stylish as the earlier models.

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These vehicles were the same era as our Council Chambers.

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So many had number plates to match their car.

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The weather was just ideal, not a cloud in the sky.

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This one makes me think of Miss Penelope’s pink car in “The Thunderbirds” TV show.

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As well as the Thunderbirds, there were a couple of ring ins, which fitted in rather well. Firstly, this rather tasty Cadillac.  I wouldn’t mind taking it home.

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The second one was a Ford Fairlane.

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It would have been the perfect day to take this one for a spin.

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There was a good roll up of locals having a sticky.  It was good of the Thunderbird Club to take the time to share their lovely cars with the public.

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I’ll leave you with a couple of photos of the gardens in Kings Parade, which are looking an absolute picture at the moment.

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