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Accident on the Diss Road - 17th June 1925

Accident on the Diss Road - 17th June 1925

Ward car in the snow

Ward car in the snow

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Maggie Rutter nee Thirkettle driving her car.

Maggie Rutter with her car, 2nd June 1927. It is believed that she was the first lady driver in Stradbroke.

vehicle CF6608

vehicle CF6608

Gentleman getting into his Chauffeured Automobile

Gentleman getting into his Chauffeured Automobile

Will Notely and cart

Will Notely and his cart. On the side of the cart is written 'W Notely My Motor Car'.

Adding the Fire Device to an Automobile

A group of men studying the attachment of the Fire device to a car.
Getting a horse to the engine house and then towing an engine to a fire took time so towing it by car seemed a good idea. When it became detached during it's first journey and ended in a ditch the idea didn't seem as good. This picture records that first attempt.

Early Automobile

Early Automobile around 1920-1930