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Pigeon Hole Parking – An Amusement Park Ride for Your Car

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Pigeon Hole Parking at Southwest Stark and Park Streets in Portland, Oregon. Not long after the automobile became an accepted part of the transportation picture in cities, a problem soon arose with the parking all of the machines. The first simple solution, of course, was the parking lot, followed by  parking garages being erected. In…

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Arch Tuckett’s Midget Speedcar – East Sydney, Australia

Antique Midget Racing car in Australia

Not much is known about this attractive little speedster other than it has been attributed as having been owned by Arch Tuckett, the photos were taken in 1934, and it used an American Henderson four-cylinder motorcycle engine. The location of the chassis and axle repair shop it is in front of was located on Williams…

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Repair Row – Montclair, New Jersey

A Mercer Raceabout, Model T Ford Speedster and a Stutz Touring car in Montclair, New Jersey. Many towns and cities usually have an area where older or inexpensive new buildings are located that cater to industrial uses and the service trades. This circa early-1920s photo courtesy of Charles Heyer shows what appears to be one of…

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Motorcycles and Hill Climbing in the Beloit, Wisconsin Area

1920s Indian motorcycle hill climber 1920s harley-davidson and side car

The motorcycle, just like the automobile, was used in competitive events of all types in the early 1900s, and the motorcycle hill climb soon became a very popular sport. Harland Krause was a rider who during a timespan of twenty or thirty years was very active in the sport in both the Beloit, Wisconsin and…

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The Eads Motor Co., Lexington Kentucky and two Ford Racing Cars

Ford-based racing cars and a Graham in front of the Eads Motor Co. The Eads Motor Co. pictured above was located at 256 East Main Street in Lexington, Kentucky. Little is known about the operation other than what can be found on the signage on the front of the building. The agency handled Diamond T…

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Russell Lee Photos – American Life in Waco, Texas

This is our second post in a series with photos taken during November of 1939, by photographer Russell Lee when he visited Waco, Texas, for the Farm Security Administration. The photographs above and below show Frank Sharp’s Tire shop that operated from his storefront and on both the sidewalk and street. Even late in the…

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Ziliox & Roe Motor Co. – A Buick, Chevrolet and Pontiac Dealer

Earlier in the week we posted a pair of photos from the Ziliox & Roe Motor Co. in Oxford, Ohio. Thanks to reader tinindian we found out that Max Ziliox bought the operation in 1925. Later on during the early thirties Zilox was handling both the Studebaker and the Rockne. At some point later on the dealership started…

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Ziliox & Roe Motor Co. – A Buick, Chevrolet and Pontiac Dealer

Ziliox & Roe Motor Co. Oxford, Ohio 1947. The Ziliox & Roe Motor Co. was located in Southwestern Ohio, in the City of Oxford, which is the home of Miami University. This set of photos was taken during 1947 at the Buick, Chevrolet and Buick agency there and shows the staff above posing with a current…

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