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History Photos taken before WW2 - history in black and white

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    Speaking of both steam cars and Oldsmobiles,
    here's a pic encompasses both. :)

    "Ransom E. Olds' experimental
    Steam Motor Car - Circa 1890
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    Any more info on this'n?

    dan

     
  6. les freathy
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    A ex army WW1 liberty truck in use by a UK showman in the 1930s, Guys a question i note that many of you are able to insert images that appear in a larger format, i scan mine in at 300dpi but they appear as thumb nails why is that and how do you get to the larger format
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    They're hosted elsewhere (Photobucket, etc.). Yours are attachments hosted at the Jalopy Journal, and appear full size if you click on them, wait for them to appear, then click on them a second time.

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    I was going to ask the same question. I wonder what the motor is - looks odd with what appears to be two cylinders but only one exhaust. My kids found a modern version of it on you tube. Not sure what it is called now.
     
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    Any more info on this'n?

    dan


    It is a one wheel motorcycle built by Italian M. Goventosa from Udine which is in Northeast Italy.

    I think it is a single because if you look close there in only one lead from the mag. What looks like it maybe a second plug on the left I think is maybe a compression release for starting because I can see a lever a with a cable attached to it. The cable goes under the tank and heads back towards the steering wheel.
     
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    Thanks for that dave, dont think the brain engages this end sometimes
     
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    The uncanny Dynosphere, 1932

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    The Schilovski Gyrocar, 1913 (gyroscope is mounted behind front seat)
     
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    Built at Wolselys factory according to my info in 1914, once the 'experiment' was over they BURIED it. It was dug up again in 1938, partially restored and displayed in the companys museum in the forties then SCRAPPED in 1948 !!!
     

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    Sorry MrFire, This is a Dagenham Dustbin as my Dad's one was called :) , A Ford 8hp. Model Y Fordor Saloon from about 1933, the first truly European Ford.
     
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    I think this is the Canadian born racing driver Kay Petre, sitting in the 1934 Austin Seven Side Valve Racer.
     
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    Isn't that Virginia Vale from the movie "The Blonde Comet"?
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    Pikes Peak 24 July 1910
     
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    Armistice Day ... Hibbing Minnnesota ... 1940
     

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    1940

    Nov. 11 — The Armistice Day Blizzard kills 49 people in Minnesota after temperatures suddenly plunge from the 60s to zero, winds gust to 32 mph and 16.8 inches of snow fall in 24 hours.

    Cars stuck in snow following the Armistice Day blizzard, 1940

    Courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society/Photo by the Minneapolis Star Journal
     

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