The Australian Austin 1800 Archives are made available by the Austin Motor Vehicle Club of NSW

 

PRODUCTION

Photos at Victoria Park, Zetland from the National Archives of Australia and BMC-LA Heritage Group
An interesting history of Smiths Instruments can be found on the present-day Smiths web page. Another interesting account can be found at FUNDINGUNIVERSE 
Wikipedia entry: Lucas
A more detailed history at FUNDINGUNIVERSE
From "Building Cars In Australia", BMC-Leyland Australia Heritage Group, Halstead Press, 2012
The photo below shows completed cars being driven under their own power at the end of C track at Victoria Park, Zetland and then subsequently loaded on a transporter for delivery to dealers.
Cars being loaded at the Victoria Park for distribution to dealers, October 1970. (Photo courtesy of Denis Robinson)
 Australian Austin 1800 Archives
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