Motor cars through Fern Gully
 Newspaper reports show that Fern Gully was perceived as something of a challenge to motor cars in the 1920s. The problems caused by using the Gully as a major cross-island route were already being created.
Daily Gleaner, December 21, 1925
 Fern Gully in 1928
. . . some, however, did not appreciate the speed of these modern vehicles! 
Daily Gleaner, May 24, 1924