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Testing…..Testing

This photo was brought to our attention after the recent post on the plane and the car shown ready for take-off.  Zeke Meyer was a racing driver and this car could very well have been his racing car, as in the earlier post you can see the Sunoco signage on it’s side. I would assume…

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Henri Fabre and His Seaplane

I have had this very interesting photo for sometime and with some research I was able to find out the following about this aviation pioneer. Henri Fabre was from a ship-owning family and he was interested in engineering and hydrodynamics. With a public interest in aviation in France, Fabre in 1910 decided to build a…

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Scrub-A-Dub-Model T In A Tub.

In the late 1920s the Neway Auto Wash Bowl was built in Chicago in 1924 by The Newway Auto Cleaning & Service Corp. The car was first run around in the pool of water to flush mud and dirt off of the undercarriage. It was then driven up into a stall and the car was washed in…

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Turn Her Around Boys….

Employees turn the big Buick sedan around on the turn table for the terminal manager of a Chicago area railroad. The car as you can see is equipped with special flanged wheels for rail travel. It appears that the boss had the boys keep his car in a high state of polish, look at the…

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