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Wollongong SES big winner after Towradgi car show

Numbers were down at Sunday’s American Muscle Car and Bike Show at Towradgi Hotel compared to last year due another Bathurst. Entry into the Show was by gold coin donation, with Wollongong SES receiving the gate takings. Pictured is SES Volunteers Garth Webster and Nick Ayre collecting gold coin donations. PHOTOS: Warren & Diana Ackary.

Dave Wilson from a local motorcycle club visited the Towradgi show on Sunday.

This vehicle belongs to Michael Collett of Corrimal – a Ford 1931 Model “A” Tourer.

Jack and Sam from Gwynneville at the Towradgi Show

Over 500 vehicles were on display at Towradgi for the annual show, attracting visitors from all over the state

Some of the crowd at the Towradgi Show

About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in the Sydney and Illawarra regions of NSW for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.

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