The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.
Fun ny, I was just talking about this Lambretta this morning. It was auctioned off for $600 when Movieland Wax Museum closed down. I was stuck in traffic and missed the auction.
My Dad with Grandpa's new 1940 DeSoto in south Minneapolis.
Dalbo, Minnesota, 1959. Great Uncle Carl's 1927 Paige.
January 13, 1928
Members of first Cariboo-Alaska Highway Caravan, pictured at Quesnel, British Columbia.
Automobile parked in cedar tree arch, Pacific Highway, Washington, ca. 1928
I watched this part of the move in 1947,---I was 15.
Later Dad drove us down to watch H.H. fly it 15 ft. off the San Pedro/Long Beach harbor.
Then the Govt. paid H.H for designing & building this plywood monster,---By proving it would actually fly!
Of course by then, the project was obsolete.
Third and Seneca Garage employees, 1941
F.E. MacKenzie Greenwood garage, ca. 1920
Dorothy Pickett at Seaside, Oregon, ca. 1929
More goodies. A while back I got a copy of the October 1957 El Automovil de Cuba, a magazine for mechanics, because it had an article on maintenance of the new Edsel. Little did those mechanics know how long they would have to maintain those Edsels! Anyway, here are some of the ads and the comics page:
Probably the last Packard to win a road race:
If you don't speak Spanish, I hope these may be self-explanatory:
WTF why waste or time with . I WONT SAY IT
I stole this pic from the HAMB. Someone, maybe Ray(Safariknut), posted the pic, looking for the car. I believe his name was Grasso, originally from Mass. Picture was taken in Florida.
John Wayne was a fan of old cars, this is a great shot of him at a cruz...
66936 re Zoot suits
"This style is also believed to have influenced the Mexican - American's dress and style of automobile in the late 40's - known today as the lowrider. "
Cheech and Chong with "LowRider"
My first car was a 37 Chevie Sedan so at SoCal car events I always got a big boot out of lowrider 37's. Some meets I recall clearly were at Angelo's on State College in East Anaheim in the 80's.
Here's some shots from the Seattle archives.
I understand Hedley wasn't just another pretty face, she was pretty smart as well.
What a combination !!
was the blow up doll busy that nite?
HEDLEY was a "badguy" character in Mel Brooks Blazing Saddles Movie and a play on Hedy's name.
The actress' name is Hedy.
Chestnut st. Philadelphia
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