The Tin Lizzie was a remarkable car and despite its slightly disparaging nickname an engineering feat. Running on petrol, kerosene or even ethanol this people’s car proved to be one of the most reliable vehicles ever made.
The 1923 Model-T Ford housed at the village was one of 250,000 run off the production line in the US and sold for less than 100 Australian pounds.
It did drink a lot – 11 litres per 100 km – with a gravity fed fuel tank which meant cars low on fuel could be seen driving up hills in reverse. Those were the days!
Feature image by @jgr004