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Super Service California Style

Check out these photos of the Wilshire Super Service in Santa Monica, California and be sure to click on them to see the great detail in the enlargements. With the automobile boom there was much income to be derived by large scale and professional auto care. This firm had that all figured out and had…

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Early Used Car Dealers Postcard

This postcard is very interesting  in that it was from F. J. Wallbridge, Provision Merchant Birkdale, Southport, which is in England. His message reads as follows: “Dear Mr W, Rather disappointed at not hearing from you. The car shown here is a 10-12 Wolesey in excellent running order throughout. Is anything in your way? We…

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Fast Fliver

A photo of the front yard of an unknown Ford dealer. The surroundings appear to be full of Model T’s (Flivers) in for repair but the object of interest in this photo is the T speedster that everyone is gathered around. Looks to be a factory made conversion body with some added disc wheels or…

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An Early Repair Garage

Photos of early garages are very interesting if you study the contents. Here we have a Center-Door Model T and a Harley-Davidson with its sidecar detached. These vehicles might date the photo to the mid twenties. The overhead shafts and belting might have powered a lathe and a drill press over on the sidewall. There…

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Teachers Pets

Back in the period of 1900-1920s, the automobile was a very new object of transportation, fun and learning. Automobile schools cropped up everywhere to teach the people the care and feeding of these new machines which changed everyones life. This photo shows an unknown school of some sort which was teaching women either how to…

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Morehead Motors

Morehead Motors in Aberdeen, Washington shown in a photo taken circa 1955. They look like a successful dealership who sold Studebaker and Packard. The sign in the front window is announcing that this is their new home. Perhaps one of our readers knows more about them ?

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The Greenwood Garage.

An unknown but successful looking garage and Ford dealership during what appears to be the 1920s. Note the extensive signage displayed. The most interesting is the Diamond Tires sign proclaiming them to be “Full of Life”.  Note the gas pump to the left and the tire filling machine just off of center, no doubt displaying…

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