“I searched swap meets for parts. It took four years to gather everything together prior to restoration,” he says. The third Model A is a 1928 AA truck. “It came from Canada, and they built them differently, especially the braking system, and a little stronger than the US trucks,” Ken explains. When he found the truck Ken realised that its restoration would take some time and require more skills than he possessed, so he enrolled at the local TAFE to do a panel beating course. That transitioned into other courses and in the end Ken spent 12 years at TAFE. The truck’s restoration also took 12 years, but it is now completed except for the relaying of the timber floor in the tray. Warnambool Bread Van Greg Reichart’s 1928 Model A is officially known as a Flare-Sided Light Delivery type body. The chassis of the truck came from Canada. The special delivery van coachwork was probably undertaken by Egans, a coach builder with connections to Ford in Geelong, Victoria, though there is no record of this. Egans did all of Ford’s truck and van construction for Victoria. The finished unit was sold in 1928 and went to Warnambool, Victoria, where it became that city’s first 33