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KENWORTH - 50 years in Australia  1962 - 2012
 N.S.W. - Clarendon
QLD - Gatton

VIC - Kenworth @ Derrymut
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Kenworth S Model 1961
KW S model Exter #1
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KW S925 1964 owned by Danny Shimizu, Salt Lake City UT #1
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KW S925 1964 owned by Danny Shimizu, Salt Lake City UT #3
KW S925 1964 owned by Danny Shimizu, Salt Lake City UT #4
KW S925 1964 owned by Danny Shimizu, Salt Lake City UT #5
KW S925 1964 owned by Danny Shimizu, Salt Lake City UT #6
Proto Type flat hood S model Kenworth #1
Proto Type flat hood S model Kenworth #2
Cole Myer Inc., Bethany Missouri have taken delivery on the 1st 90-inchBBC model KW to be delivered by the Kansas City factory. CM are petroleum carriers. Although they now only have one KW tractor. Reports they are making so many runs with S-925 that most truckers in the Midwest believe they have an entire fleet of Kenworths
Bill McCullough Pic ATHS Truck Show @ Greeley Colorado June 17th 2006
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Transport Jounrnal of Australia page on Beamish / Kenworth
U.S. Patent Office October 31 1961
Hearald Sun Friday, 22-06-2007
Herald Sun, Friday, June 22,2007 BIG WHEELS by Graham Smith... carsguide.com.au
BIG WHEELS by Graham Smith
Truckin Life July 2007 p-64

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Chassis
#
Model
Engine
G.Box
Rear Axle
1st Owner
Next Owner
01
76632
S-925
GM.6V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
6.1/6
Blomfield
 BillFitzpatrick
Jim Melmoth
 02
76633
S-925
GM.6V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
6.1/6
Blomfield
Cameron
R.Manson

H.Pascall
A.Jaunzemis
 03
76634
S-925
GM.6V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
6.1/6
Blomfield
Cameron,Townley
Kellaway
Jackel
04
76635
S-925
GM.6V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
6.1/6
Cameron
.M-C/Linfox
Phil  Pit-nynde
05
76636
S-925
GM.6V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
6.1/6
Cameron
R.Manson
D.Towns
Norm Sneddon
06
76637
S-925
GM.6V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
6.1/6
Cameron
M-C/Linfox
Pete.?Tipper
07
76638
S-925
GM.6V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
R.170
6.1/6
Cameron
 M-C/Linfox
M Gardner
J.Cremona
08
76639
S-921
GM.8V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
R.170
5.27
Ansett
 McMullen of Orbost
Written Off
09
76640
S-921
GM.8V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
R.170
5.27
Ansett
 W.Flynn
J.Maher
J.Cremona
10
100649
S-925
GM.8V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
6.1/6
Trial Bay Haulage
 Ken Wilson
Leitch
Neville
11
100737
S-922
GM.6V-71
5C72
RT340
4.89/6.64
Liquid Cartage
 Adrian Constantine
12
101034
S-921
GM.6V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
R.170
5.27
Cameron
 M-C/Linfox
Don Hodge Dealer

Bruce Glasson
N.Sheppard
13
101035
S-921
GM.6V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
R.170
5.27
Martins 
 N.Amezdroz
P.Freestone
B.Sporle
J.Culph
Brandimarti
14
101259
S-922
GM.6V-71
8016-3A
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R.170
6.14
 Cameron
M-C/Linfox
J.Cremona
15
101415
S-925
GM.8V-71
8041-A
8341-D
SQHD
5.27
Gandy
A.Barra 
16
101565
S-925
GM.8V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.27
Ansett
 McMullen of Orbost
17
101566
S-925
GM.8V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.27
Ansett
 McMullen of Orbost
18
101567
S-925
GM.8V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.27
Ansett
 McMullen of Orbost
 19
101568
S-925
GM.8V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.27
Ansett
 Bill Fitzpatrick
Max Gxxxxxx
 20
101569
S-925
GM.8V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.27
Ansett
 
 21
101570
S-925
GM.8V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.27
Ansett
 
 22
101571
S-925
GM.8V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.27
Ansett
 
23
101572
S-925
GM.8V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.27
Ansett
Reeves
BeamishHeavyHauliers
Huey Ottery
 24
101573
S-925
GM.8V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.27
Ansett
 
25
101574
S-925
GM.8V-71
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.27
Ansett
BeamishHeavyHauliers
Jack Irwin
Freestone
Mick Stevenson
 26
102103
S-923
GM.8V-71
8041-A
8341-D
SSHD
6.5/6
Emanual Bros
 Pomeroy
Hall of Fame
 27
102104
S-923
GM.8V-71
8041-A
8341-D
SSHD
6.5/6
Colin Campbell
B.Johnston
A.Graham
 28
102282
S-925
GM.8V-71N
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
6.1/6
Trial Bay Haulage
G&D.Brown
P.Pitt-Nynde
29
102608
S-925
GM.6V-71N
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.2/7
Beamish Heavy Hauliers
Gerry Abdilla
Ken Moffat
Bruce Woods
John Cranney
 30
102609
S-925
GM.6V-71N
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.2/7
Melb-Corowa
Dist.Trans
J.Hickmott
R.Townley
S&P Hayes
M.Bott
 31
103040
S-923
GM.8V-71N
8041-A
8341-D
SQDD
6.44
GH Reid
 Pomeroy
 32
103329
S-925
GM.6V-71N
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.2/7
T.N.T.
Refrigerated
P.Chase
E.Campbell
33
103330
S-925
GM.6V-71N
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.2/7
LD Robertson
 Calsill
R.Zlatic
G.Palmer
34
103397
S-921
GM.8V-71N
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
R.170
5.2/7
Oakgrove Logging
.L.Lightowler
P,Green
B.Powell
I.McDonald
35
103512
S-923
GM.8V-71N
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.2/7
Shell.Qld
F&M.Brandimarti
36
103939
S-925
GM.8V-71N
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.2/7
Ansett
 
 37
103940
S-925
GM.8V-71N
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.2/7
Ansett
BeamishHeavyHauliers
Rob Stephenson
  38
103941
S-925
GM.8V-71N
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.2/7
Ansett
 
39
103944
S-925
GM.8V-71N
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
6.1/6
Trial Bay Haulage
 
 40
104454
S-925
GM.8V-71N
8125-U
12SpeedSpicer
SQHD
5.2/7
S&W. Rule/
Glover Trns
 C.Henderson
B.Barton
P.Murray
B.Hatcher
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 U.S. Patents
Patent # Date Patent Description Patent # Date Patent Description
 2346164
Apr 1944
CHAIN-DRIVEN TANDEM REAR AXLE VEHICLE
2831674
Apr 1958
SPRING SUSPENSION
2359299
Aug 1942
BOGIE ASSEMBLY WITH TRAILING AXLE (TriDrive)
2831675
Apr 1958
MULTIPLE-LEAF SPRING SUSPENSION
2390711
Dec 1945
REMOTE CONTROL FOR VARIABLE-SPEED GEARBOX
2831701
Apr 1958
TRUCK-AND-TRAILER ASSEMBLY
2395183
Feb 1946
TORSION-ROD SPRINGING OF TANDEM-AXLE VEHICLE
D183105
Jun 1958
TOWING TRACTOR FOR AN AIRPLANE
2413212
Dec 1946
TORSION ROD SPRING SUSPENSION
2648392
Aug 1953
DRIVEN STEERABLE BOGEY FOR MULTIAXLE TRUCKS
2428160
Sep 1947
TORSION-ROD SUSPENSION TANDEM THROUGH AXEL
2861797
Nov 1958 
FRONT SUSPENSION FOR HEAVY-DUTY TRUCKS
2483688
Oct 1949
LEVEL WINDING DRUM
2866650
Dec 1958
STEERING ARM FOR AUTOMOTIVE VEHICLE
2494411
Jan 1950
TIRE CARRIER
2891786
Jun 1959
SUSPENSION OF AXLE IN VEHICLES AIR-SPRING
2511549
Jun 1950
COOLING SYSTEM FOR ENGINES
2896469
Jul 1959
LOW-PROFILE SHIFT LINK FOR C.O.E. VEHICLE
2558417
Jun 1951
DIFFERENTIAL FOR MULTIPLE-DRIVE VEHICLES
2913252
Nov 1959
VEHICLE SUSPENSION USING AIR SPRING
2607433
Aug 1952
BATTERY CARRIER
2925874
Feb 1960
EXHAUST STACK FOR TILTING-CAB VEHICLES
2765041
Oct 1956
AIRPORT 
CRASH TRUCK
2926040
Feb 1960
BULKHEAD-TYPE DOOR CONSTRUCTION
2845133
Jul 1958
CAB-BESIDE-ENGINE VEHICLE
2937881
May 1960
STEERING MECHANISM FOR TILTING CAB
2656779
Oct 1953
VENTILATION OF COMPARTMENT OF BUSES
2941611
Jun 1960
TOWING TRACTOR FOR AIRPLANES
2680490
Jun 1954
COOLING SYSTEM FOR REAR-END POWER PLANTS
2943693
Jul 1960
LATCHING MECHANISM FOR TILTING CAB VEHICLE
2680657
Jun 1954
TRANSMISSION GEAR-SET SLIDE MOUNTING
2947376
Aug 1960
VEHICLE WITH TILTING OVER-ENGINE CAB
D173314
Oct 1954
ENGINE-BESIDE-CAB TRUCK
191664
Oct 1961
90” BBC  KENWORTH
TRUCK CAB
2754111
Jul 1956
SPRING SUSPENSION
 2784980
 Mar 1957
 SPRING SUSPENSION FOR REAR AXLE BOGEYS
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