While doing some research for some of our Estate Maps in Bardon we came across an old video of the Bardon Hill Climb in 1940 as well as these great pictures of the Bardon Hill Climb in 1938.
In reading the newspapers of the day, it seems they called these events "Freak Hill Climbs" and were held regularly in Bardon as fundraising for events such as the Bathurst T. T. Riders Fund.
These Hill Climbs occured in what is now Purtell Park, Bardon.
These events occured in what is now Purtell Park. Check out this Aerial Photo of the Purtell Park area from a few years later in 1946.
Nearby Estate Maps in Bardon include the following: