Leyland P76 cars colour square

CAR PATTERN – Project 76

Manufactured 1973-1974 in Australia and New Zealand – Leyland P76 cars as seen in Edith Cowan Square, opposite the Geraldton Courthouse on Marine Terrace, Geraldton, where I met Riley & Lyn Bradley who had restored their 1973 Leyland P76 between 2001 and 2002. The touring group belong to the Leyland P76 Owners’ Club of Western Australia. F: http: www.facebook.com/LeylandP76

Era of [1973] Bob Dylan – Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid soundtrack, David Bowie – Space Oddity, Pink Floyd – Money, Paul Simon – Kodachrome, Stevie Wonder – Higher Ground, Wings – Live and let die, Skylark – Wildflower, Stevie Wonder – You are the Sunshine of my Life, Carly Simon – You’re so vain, Marvin Gaye – Let’s get it on, Roberta Flack – Killing me softly with his song. [1974] Paul McCartney – Band on the run, Eric Clapton – I shot the sheriff, Carl Douglas – Kung Fu fighting, Bob Dylan – On a night like this, Planet Waves.

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Edith Cowan (1861-1932 Born in Glengarry near Geraldton died in Perth)

W: http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/cowan-edith-dircksey-5791

Geraldton Courthouse

W: http://www.courts.dotag.wa.gov.au/G/geraldton_courthouse.aspx?uid=8335-5587-9072-3159

Leyland Cars – Australian Car Industry:

Wikipedia: Automotive industry in Australia

W: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automotive_industry_in_Australia

FORD Australia ceases production

W: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-07/timeline-ford-australia-ceases-production/7911742

W: http://www.industry.gov.au/industry/industrysectors/automotive/Pages/default.aspx


W: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/oct/07/tears-and-bittersweet-memories-as-ford-shuts-the-doors-on-its-australian-factories


W: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/12/australian-car-industrys-demise-kills-off-samoas-biggest-private-employer

British Leyland [1968 merger]

W: https://www.britannica.com/topic/British-Leyland-Motor-Corporation-Ltd

BMC-Leyland Australia / Leyland Australia

W: http://www.bmclaheritage.org.au/Company.html

New Zealand Leyland

W: http://photonews.org.nz/nelson/issue/NPN67_19660528/t1-body-d24.html

New Zealand – Nelson Motor Vehicle Assembly Plant

W: http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/lifestyle-entertainment/weekend/1761465/Building-a-car-community


2 thoughts on “Leyland P76 cars colour square

  1. deborahcain12 16/12/2016 / 12:57 am

    Bob Dylan on American Cars & Detroit in music and images – thanks for the link Felix


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