The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.
Ford FE power
Hildebrand's Auto Body
Sure like those Pontiacs!
My Grandfather in Arizona
Phuckin' Hippies !
Loudbang - thanks for the safety feature!
Not sure if the baked potato suited driver was in much less peril than the t shirted dude trying to extinguish a nitro blaze! These guys were pioneers, with a lot of guts.
when i grew up in the '50s, every kid wanted boots like those! of course, mom said only "hoods" wore them, so they weren't in the cards for me...
the pic of the bikes brought back memories. back in the '60s, most of my buddies in st. louis rode hondas. used to stay with my aunt and uncle in milwaukee, where all the guys my age had REAL motorcycles--harleys!
They were not hoods...they were "Bad Seeds" my mother warned me about them....
The gas pump jockey scrambles out to that 62 Chevy to see the new 409 engine.
What does "56 sticker time" refer to? Did drivers have to go through vehicle inspections way back then?
I know N Carolina , Virginia , W Virginia , Pennsylvania and Texas had inspections back then . Virginia had them EVERY six months !
They were called hoods here too.And I never understood the connection, we live in the sticks no neighborHOODS around here.
Portland State University campus after the Columbus Day storm 1962.
Hollywood Sound and Radio van with annual Sunshine Division drive sign and loud speakers 1939 City of Portland Photo.
PA's were 12 months, and everyone's came due the same month!!! I think in the 70's they finally split them 12 ways.
"Pine Grove First Bus 1917," on Oak St. and First St. in Hood River, OR
Benton Dow Barnett in front of his Gulf gas station and grocery store in Bangs, Texas, 1946. Benton owned the store until his death in 1966.
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