Hector Hunter outside Hunter's Garage, Hughenden, 1940s; Unidentified; 2011-62


Flinders Shire Historical Collection


Hector Hunter outside Hunter's Garage, Hughenden, 1940s

About this object

Image of Hector Hunter standing next to a classic car outside Hunter's Garage on Flynn Street, Hughenden in the 1940s. Visible signage on the garage front indicates that Hunter's was the agent for Dodge, Chrysler, De Soto & Plymouth cars and Dodge & Fargo trucks.

Hector Hunter was the first man in Hughenden to be awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire). He was also a member of the Hughenden Town Council for many years, and then the Shire Council.

This photo is a modern reproduction, not the original.



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Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on reverse side: "Hughenden District Historical Society / Hector Hunter [beside] at his Garage in Flynn Street (about No [14] 12) / Flynn Street / No. [24A] B28A" [text crossed out]


183 x 132mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Hughenden (Queensland)

Subject and Association Keywords

motor vehicle repair shops

Subject and Association Keywords



Flinders Shire Historical Photograph Project

Credit Line

Gift of Hughenden & District Historical Society, care of Mrs Colleen Murdoch.

Object Type

Still Image

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