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GM…..Powerama 1955

High Against Chicago’s Sky…. Goes the top of the 96 foot central theme center of the Gen-eral Motors Powerama, hoisted in place by a huge crane. This and other spires are ap-pearing on the one million square foot site of General Motors “World Fair of Power”, adjacent to Soldiers Field, as construction work steadily increases…

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The Graf Zeppelin

An interesting photo captioned as being the Graf Zeppelin landing in Miami. This link will take you to photos and information about its engine pods. A very interesting video below gives you great footage and information on the air ship. The early fifth wheel trailers are by Glen Curtiss. We were able to find this…

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Stanley on the Rails

Remember the pair of 1915 Stanley mountain wagons seen in a recent post by Tim Martin?  The Cross State Transportation Company which operated them connected in Rochester, Vermont with the 19-mile White River RR.  The embodiment of Yankee frugality, the White River was early to adopt self-powered rail cars to reduce the expense of running…

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Easy California Retirement Plan

$30 a week for life, must have sounded good when this Loco-Car was plying the streets. It has the appearance of having been made out of a circa 1929-30 sedan, which has had the front and rear modified. It almost has that look of having been retired from Hollywood and put to use by a…

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Auto Polo

Dan Strohl of Hemmings has posted a nice set of  photos on their blog of Auto Polo that was played in Toronto, Canada at their CNE Stadium. The photos are courtesy of the City of Toronto’s photo archive.

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