Jim Breadsell was an inaugural member of the North End Board Club at Scarborough in 1962 with Geoff Culmsee, Murray Smith & other Scarborough lads. He surfed in WA for many years before travelling interstate & overseas.
Jim Breadsell – In 1966 I went to the Eastern states. Then England in 1968 and came home via India. In 1971 I worked on the copper mine on Bougainville in the Solomon Islands. In 1972 I went to South Africa and came home in 1973. Since then I have been prospecting North of Southern Cross and have owned several mining leases. (Jim has 3 gold prospecting videos on You-Tube. Google ‘Jim Breadsell’ to view videos).
Photo: 1962 North End Board Club at Scarborough. L-R Peter Longley, Jim McKenzie, Jim Breadsell, W Smith, Geoff Culmsee, B Sales & B Hunt. Murray Smith pic.
In the 60s Jim was a keen photographer and captured images of WA beaches. In this batch of Metro and Mid West beach images, Jim took the aerial pics while on joy rides from Jandakot airport.
Photo: 1966 Murray Smith outside his parents Place in Scarborough. Jim Breadsell pic.
Murray Smith – In early’ 67 after I came back from a trip around Aussie, I rolled my FJ Holden on Caves road in the South West. I had the car towed back to my parents place at Scarborough and there it fell off the tow truck.
Photo: 1967 Murray Smith with his rolled FJ Holden at Scarborough. Jim Breadsell pic.
Photo: 1968 Aerial shot of Scarborough beach front. Jim Breadsell pic.
Photo: 1969 winter wave Scarborough Beach Jim Breadsell pic.
Photo: 1969 Scarborough Beach lamp posts. Jim Breadsell pic.
Photo: 1970 Scarborough Beach with lamp posts. Jim Breadsell pic.
Photo: 1967 Aerial shot of Trigg Point. Jim Breadsell pic.
Photo: 1969 Trigg Point with shacks on the beach near Island. Jim Breadsell pic.
Photo: 1970 autumn wave at Trigg Beach. Jim Breadsell pic.
Kalbarri (Mid West).
Photo: 1969 Kalbarri Red Bluff L-R Murray Smith & Jerry Krahn. Jim Breadsell pic.
Photo: 1969 Kalbarri Blue Holes L-R Jerry Krahn & Murray Smith. Jim Breadsell pic.
Photo: 1969 Murray Smith surfing Jacques Pt at Kalbarri. Jim Breadsell pic.
Karratha (North West)
Murray Smith – We travelled up the WA coast as far as Karratha searching for waves.
Photo: 1969 Karratha camp site on Ashburton River L-R Murray Smith, Jim Breadsell & Jerry Krahn. Jim Breadsell pic.
There are more Jim Breadsell South West surfing images in the SDS pipeline.