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California Dreaming on Route 66

Seems like Messrs. Kelty and Kish wanted to make it pretty easy for someone to get behind the wheel of this mildly customized 1949 Ford, featured so prominently on their front line. There may have been snow on the ground in Springfield, Illinois, where this photo was taken, but top down motoring in Los Angles…

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A Dodge Brothers Agency in Ypsilanti

In our undated feature photo today, we have a line up of some very early Dodge automobiles parked in front of what would become a long lived dealership in the Ypsilanti, Michigan. Joseph H. Thompson, the proprietor, would run the company for 40 years. He was a member of one of the more prominent families…

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Back to Boomershine – Fine Cars, New and Used

Pontiac Indian Head logos abound in this shot of Boomershine’s used car lot in Atlanta, Georgia dated March 14, 1953. Although unacceptable by today’s standards, it was once one of the most recognized trademarks in the auto industry. You might recall that we speculated about the location of the repair shop in a previous post about the Boomershine…

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