Ford Motor Company

Stage Number: MBNH.10.02.08

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Airport-Hendra-Eagle Farm

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: 31 Schneider Road, Eagle Farm

Latitude & Longitude: -27.43008333,153.09033333

Time Link: 1926

Map Link: 1927

Image Time Point: 1927

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The Ford Motor Company was established on this site in 1926 as a local motor vehicle assembly plant. Car bodies and engines were imported from Britain and Canada. During the Pacific War (1942-1945) the factory was a major manufacturer and distributor of Australian Landing Craft Vehicles with Australian army personnel.


Kowald, Margaret. with Val Donovan, Ruth Kerr, Kay Cohen, Lyndsay Smith, and Jean Stewart. Lost Brisbane and Surrounding Areas: The Later Years. Volume 2. RHSQ. 2016 page 247

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MLMS. 40 chain AG2 series 1887–1932—Moreton district. 40 chains to 1 inch. Moreton 40 Chain map AG2 series sheet 2 east. AG2