North Western Motors, Hughenden, 1940 ; Unidentified; 2011-130


Flinders Shire Historical Collection


North Western Motors, Hughenden, 1940

About this object

This image is of North Western Motors Pty Ltd on 23 Stansfield Street, Hughenden (opposite the bakery) in the 1940s when Frank Hanran was the proprietor. Out the front of the garage are two cars and petrol pumps of the time.

Also of interest in this image are the advertising signs for Cehvrolet, Buick, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Vauxhall and Bedford; and the phone number advertised on top of the building of "172".



Maker Role




Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on reverse side: "North Western Motors Garage / Stansfield Street 1940 / Frank Hanran proprietor / No. [76] B57 / Hughenden Historical Society" (Text in square brackets crossed out)


165 x 126mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Hughenden (Queensland)

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

petrol pumps

Subject and Association Keywords

advertising signs


Flinders Shire Historical Photograph Project

Credit Line

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

Object Type

Still Image

Object number


Copyright Licence  

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