Gundaroo - Some early photographs
From the collection of Mr and Mrs Sibley, Red Hill, Gundaroo

'Sailor' helping to cart wool from Bowylie in the 1920s. The driver was Arthur Masters
Carting wool

Yass River in flood (2)
William Sibley examining a tourist's car stuck in the river. The driver was trying to cross the Yass River after the bridge approach was washed away in 1925. The bridge is shown in the background.

Behind William Sibley is Tom Sibley, one of his sons.

Yass River in flood (1)
'Sailor' helping to pull out the car.

From left, William Sibley, Charlie Wilson. The person on right is unknown. The dog is 'Zulu'.

Yass River in flood (3)
William Sibley and his horses ('Sailor' in foreground) finally succeed in extricating the car.

From the left are William Sibley, Tom Sibley, and Charlie Wilson.

The bakery and Crowe's Wine Bar in the 1930s

From left: Matt Crowe, Mrs Towse, Frank Crowe, Florence Butt (behind), Harold Alchin, James T Butt, Alan Alchin.
Bakery (1)

At the back of the bakery. James Butt in his Van. Photograph taken by Mavis Collins in about 1936.

On the back is written:
'Dear Mr Butt
I hope you like this snap. I think it came out real good. I did not think I had the back of the car in. I suppose you will laugh at the difference of the old and new.
Love from Mavis'
Bakery (2)

At the back of the bakery - 1930s.

From left: Frank Crowe, Alan Alchin, James Butt, Matt Crowe, Harold Alchin, Florence Butt.
Bakery (3)

An early accident
A participant in one of the early car rallies.

The photograph was probably taken near Tillygrieg on the Sutton side of Gundaroo.

Motor bike
Clarrie Sibley and his sister Adelaine outside their house.

Taken at 'The Bridge' in about 1920. The Yass River bridge is in the background.

William Sibley and his poultry at his home 'The Bridge', Gundaroo, in the 1920s.

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