The Jalopy Journal
Night and day at Tom's, Brazil, IN, 1964 and '65:
"Let's don't and say we did!" :D
^^^"I cut it twice and it's still too narrow?!?"
And as a palate cleanser, this is one of the towing or spotter vehicles used in that test:
All those '60 Plymouth images, and we haven't seen this yet? Guess I gotta do everything...:rolleyes:
Improves the styling considerably,...
Fun fact: Studebaker made an effort to bring these big Facel Vegas Stateside and rebadge them as Packards, but Mercedes threatened to cut off...
Bonus: Then (1954) and now Texaco station, or "You can pawn your car where they used to wear the star...":rolleyes:
Been away a while, but I found a good bunch of new-to-the-H.A.M.B. shots in the high school yearbooks of Georgetown, TX:
Thanks for all the info! The H.A.M.B. comes through again!
Hi again! I was checking out a short film from 1946 titled Traffic with the Devil; while grabbing stills from it I spotted this little gem:...
Thread from the dead!
Update: Project sold at the Pate Swap Meet and headed for Finland to become a garage display. Photos here:...
Bump for the weekend.
A bit of trivia for the model builders. Air suspension was apparently supposed to be offered by Ford in '59 but was canceled; however the early...
Hi again! This was posted on the Model Car Magazine forum by member Kurt Womack; it's his father Lester Womack and his aunt sometime before WWII...
Is that it in the background behind the F-1?
And a couple more. Toluca, IL 1963:
Chicago, early '60s:
This is sort of Chicago's version of Bugsy. Mob figure Manny Skar had...
Reversed image fixed:
Do you have any bezels that came with these? It looks to me the PO may have been trying to french in a set of lenses that would have been cut down...
Same year, anyway - '41 Chevy coupe (top) and '41 Buick sedanette (bottom). Note the near-new '46 or '47 Buick woody behind the sedanette.
This may predate their biggest success; no mention of "Rock Around the Clock" but their first charted hit (#15) "Crazy Man Crazy" and one of the...
I've been away too long (like over 150 pages behind! :confused:) but here's one from Markleville (IN) High School, 1960:
Me, Mom and her '53 Bel Air in May '61 when I was almost a year old:
Me and the Bel Air in '65, not long before we sold it for $90 to a...
Sid Avery photo: Gina Lollobrigida, Acapulco 1959, during the filming of Go Naked in the World (Spoiler alert: She didn't :().
Downtown Aurora, IL, from the 1960 East Aurora High School yearbook:
Same school, twenty years earlier:
A little work on the signs:
Dragster/ Jerry Salt/Jim Frost/Findlay, Ohio
World's Lightest V8 Dragster... Club Project of Blanchard...
Last for Gable, technically last for Marilyn (Something's Got to Give was partly completed when she died), and Clift made three more (Freud,...
I've asked about this before, without success, but...
Felsen's book Rag Top, the sequel to Street Rod, was originally titled Cup of Fury. Has...
Peoria, IL 1940 yearbook ad:
Note the Edsel is a lowest-line Ranger but has Pacer trim on this side; some dealers installed it to dress up the cheap cars - but there also were...
Really loving this project! Do you have any history on what school district used it?
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