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The following page provides a range of photos of the
Ford Mainline Ambulance introduced into the
 Victorian Ambulance Service from 1952

 

 
 

Ford Australia began producing the Mainline utility in 1952 unitl 1958 when it ceased production.  The Mainline was a modification of the American standard low priced V8 Customline sedan and came in only one version -  the basic model.

 
 
 

1956 Ford Mainline at Shepparton

1956 Ford Mainline at Shepparton

 

 

Interior of the Ford Mainline

 

 

 

 

Ferntree Gully's 1956 Ford Mainline (front)
and a 1953 Ford Customline (behind).

1956 Ford Mainline outside LaTrobe
Valley Region's Headquarters.

 

 

North Eastern Region's 1957 Ford Mainline

 
 
North Eastern Region's 1957 Ford Mainline (interior) Geelong's 1958 Ford Mainline
 
North Eastern Region's 1958 Ford Mainline

 

 

 

 

Camperdown's 1958 Ford Mainline

Colac's 1958 Ford Mainline

 

 

 

 

Warrnambool's 1958 Ford Mainline outside
the Warrnambool Headquarters.

 

 

 

 

Sheppatons's Ford Mainline (right)
and a Ford Customline (left)

Colac's 1958 Ford Mainline (left) and
a Custom Twin Spinner (right)
 

 

 

Geelong's Vehicle 5  - 1958 Mainline (extended wheel base)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Geelong's Vehicle 5  - 1958 Mainline (extended wheel base)

Geelong's Vehicle 5  - 1958 Mainline (extended wheel base)

 

 

Geelong's Vehicle 5  - 1958 Mainline (extended wheel base)

 

 

 

 

Peninsula's 1958 Mainline & 1960 Ford F100

Chelsea's 1958 Mainline

 

 

Chelsea's 1958 Mainline

 

 

 

 

Peninsula's 1958 Mainline

Ballarat's 1958 Mainlines

 

 
 
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