Photographs from the 1920s and 30s
'Sailor' helping to cart wool from Bowylie in the 1920s. The driver was Arthur Masters
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.
Sailor' helping to pull out the car. From left, William Sibley, Charlie Wilson. The person on right is unknown. The dog is 'Zulu'.
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.
William Sibley and his poultry at his home 'The Bridge', Gundaroo, in the 1920s.
Clarrie Sibley and his sister Adelaine outside their house. Taken at 'The Bridge' in about 1920. The Yass River bridge is in the background.
A participant in one of the early car rallies. The photograph was probably taken near Tillygrieg on the Sutton side of Gundaroo.
At the back of the bakery - 1930s. From left: Frank Crowe, Alan Alchin, James Butt, Matt Crowe, Harold Alchin, Florence Butt.
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'
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.