“My dad was into sailing in his early days down here and he got to know a boat builder quite well and this boat builder designed the billy cart. It’s actually a boat upside down. It had a big fin at the back and it was shaped like the hull of a boat and that was turned upside down and we put some wheels on it. Of course, we had the shop so we had all the tyres and tubes and brakes to do it. And it had a door on it so you got on it through there.” Continue story here.
– Ron Southall, Kembla Radio Service, 12 August 2016
Photo of Tom Sargent, Herb (Dodge) Southall & Claude Starkey constructing the Kembla Radio Service entry in the 1941 Port Kembla Billy Cart Derby (Commercial Section) from the collections of the Wollongong City Libraries and the Illawarra Historical Society. (P19355)