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Vintage shots from days gone by!

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

  1. Thanks for that, I was going to say I must be 'slipping' in my net searches as I missed all that but then I remembered that I sucked at internet searches anyway!
    The image of an 'Ideal family' huh?!

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  2. jimmy959
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    Sopwith Cameltoe?
     
  3. Mart
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    Here's another you may not have seen:

    Auto Unions being made under licence in Argentina:

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    Mart.
     
  4. Mart
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    Would you believe 1960's Taiwan (Ok, they're military personnel)

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  5. Mart
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    How about one from Venezuela?

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  6. 29AVEE8
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    I think that used to be a "Staggerwing".
     
  7. Mart
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    Construction of the Connecticut Turnpike's Quinnipiac River Bridge in a smoky and industrial New Haven, Connecticut. 1956 ( The original Q Bridge).
     
  8. MPresley
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    No, it's a Cessna 195...
     

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  9. walpolla
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    Close - but no cigar. It is a Cessna 190. If you look closely the model number is visible .
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cessna_190

    regards,Rod:D
     
  10. Jimbo17
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    Crazy but that one photo showing the two gals walking past the three camping trailers made me thing about one of my old camping trailers and it looked just like the first on the the right side of the photo.

    We enjoyed camping with the kids in that exact same model and for the life of me I cannot remember the make of the trailer.

    Jimbo
     
  11. MPresley
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    You're correct.
    However the only difference between the two models, which were produced on the same assembly line, was the choice of engine.
    There is no external difference outside the painted model number on the trim.

    190
    Powered by a Continental W67-23 engine of 240 hp (180 kW) and first certified on 1 July 1947.

    195
    Powered by a Jacobs R-755-A engine of 300 hp (225 kW) and first certified on 12 June 1947.

    BOTH of these engines were notorious for high oil consumption rates, even among radials.

    Regards, M.P.
     
  12. jimkf
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    from Ohio

    The interior shots are all Kaiser show cars from 1951. At the top is the Cabalero, done in Palomino and Bison hides, the next is the South Seas, at the last is the Safari, which used lion and zebra skins. All were untreated hides and after a while, they began to smell. That's Clyde Beatty with the pith helmet.
    There's one more show car Kaiser used on the circuit, the Explorer. It used seal, walrus and polar bear for its interior. The car still exists in a friend's collection.
     

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