The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.
Photo taken NE 68th in Portland, OR...the gal on the back is 86 years old at present.
Isn't camping always like this?
Vista Bridge, Portland, Oregon
Are you sure about NAA being in Downey in the 30's??
During WWII we lived just 2 miles from NAA now LAX area.
NAA History in Downey http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Downey,_California
Airfield in Downey http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Dx7J2Foq3E
The Magnificent Seven!
Early fiberglass was heavy. This body needed extra strength in the A pillars around the windshield. The roof ultimately blew off this one.
Tom S. in Tn.
Yul Brenner,Charlie Bronson,Steve Mcqueen and Robert Vaughn
Lordy... what was the target market segment here? Gary
The Beatles ticket stub was very interesting. At that time I was working at a GM assembly plant. My pay rate was $3.54 an hour. The exact price of that ticket. One hours wage today won't buy a ticket to see a no-name act let alone a big name.
But 'Enough is Enough!'
Gary, sweet Buick granny has there. Looks like a '49 Roadmaster, if I'm not mistaken. 320 Fireball OHV straight eight
Dynaflash. I'm no Buick expert, but does that look like a four-door HARDTOP? If so, I didn't know Buick offered a four-
door hardtop quite that early. (I'm a DeSoto guy, and DeS was around the Olds/Buick class. They didn't have a four-door
hardtop 'til '56. Yow.)
THEN&NOW: I always loved the WILD names companies came up with for engines, trannies and other mechanical
and creature-comfort offerings! "Fireball" seems a little over the top, IMO.
Photo thanks, obviously, to BOLDRIDE
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Another of Elvgren's 'Classy Chassis'
Perry, Florida - looks like late 40s:
1952, Tallahassee Florida:
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