June 2015

Leo Villa-Donald Campbell’s engineer.

  Leo Villa was the long-serving engineer/mechanic of both Sir Malcolm Campbell and Donald Campbell. He received an OBE in June 1976 for services to land and water speed records. Click here. www.bluebird-electric.net -Leo Villa story “At first sight Lake Dumbleyung was not impressive and the stumps of the “wattle” or withered gum trees sticking up out of […]

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Keith Westbrook

     Featured photo of Bluebird and boat: Col & Joan Ward’s Collection Memories of Keith Westbrook. Starter of the Bluebird   Keith has strong memories of being at Lake Dumbleyung and being the ‘starter’ for the Bluebird. Friends with Brian Bracknell and living in Dumbleyung in 1964 working as a carrier, he was keen […]

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