Shell Motor Tours

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (79 pages)
Year: (c1926) 2011
ISBN: 9781921957406
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Shell Motor Tours for Queensland gives thirty-two tours of interest from Brisbane which could have been enjoyed by those fortunate enough to own a car circa 1926 – afternoon runs, day picnic tours and longer tours to Gympie, Toowoomba, Warwick and even Sydney.

Apart from the detailed travel descriptions (which would have been a boon before GPS was available), the book includes maps and photographs which give an insight into the places and travel at the time.


Shell Tour No. 3.
Seaside Resort. Very Pleasant Afternoon or Evening’s Run.
LEAVING the town, proceed straight through the Valley and cross Breakfast Creek Bridge, turn left immediately on crossing and follow the tram line to the terminus. Continue along the main bitumen road, across the railway line at Clayfield and overhead bridge at Toombul; then on through the townships of Nundah and Virginia. Pass Nudgee College on right, leaving Dragon Speedway on left. The road is excellent for the whole trip. ...

This product contains high quality scanned images of the original book. It has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

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