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Vintage shots from days gone by!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.

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  1. A few from the 40s (click on images to enlarge):
     
  2. hudson hot rod
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    WOW! WOW! WOW! The best old picture thread I have ever seen. Took me a few days but checked out every page! WHEW!!! Brings back a ton of memories. Thanks to everyone who posted, most of the pics were amazing and my favorite car of the whole thread......
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  3. Silhouettes 57
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    I drove by that place a hundred times when I was a kid....thanks for the post.
     
  4. Abomination
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    Do a search for " 1580 W Baltimore Ave
    Kansas City, MO 64108" and check out street view - it's there still. :)

    ~Jason

     
  5. Here it is today. Still dunno what's in the building.

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    I lived three blocks from the Naval Depot in the early 70's, Pacific Coast Highway is now four lanes, the Naval Depot is gone, and the whole place is built up...picture looks like mid-50s, how times have changed...
     
  7. At least he was faster than the Abalinga Mail!!!

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  8. Some old Buick Plant pics - probably Flint MI (click on images to enlarge):
     
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    from Galveston

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    I imagine this was while Wally was editor of Hot Rod.
     
  11. plym_46
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    Ah the good old days!!! Flat towing the rod to the drags behind Grandma's Buick. And giving Baby Bro his gas fumes and sugar high.
     
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    One of the best!:D
     
  13. lewislynn
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    Hey, at least it wasn't one of those towbars or hitches that used to clamp onto the bumpers.
     
  14. 4 2 GO
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    Better than the other way around.
     
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    Oh man - I laughed so hard coffee shot out my nose!:D
     
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  22. Ghostcruiser
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    Looks like my little brother, at work....:D
    Rob
     
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    Cobo Hall Roof-top. Detroit Mi[​IMG]
     
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