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1940 Fort Worth Texas Street Scenes

Today’s lead image was taken on July 17, 1940, in Fort Worth, Texas, looking north on Houston St. to document double parking which at the time was a newly added traffic violation on the City streets. The second photo (below) was shot on September 25, 1940, on Main St. looking towards the Tarrant County Court…

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Three Unique Pre-War Automobile Images

The Schoellkopf Co. of Dallas, Texas certainly pulled out all the stops when they assembled this distinctive rig to promote its sales of “Gas and Kerosene Refrigerators.” The tow vehicle appears to be a streamlined 1933 Reo “Flying Cloud” coupe and the trailer by an unknown maker is decorated with a motif of a house,…

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Images Taken on the Packard Assembly Line

Today’s photos were taken on various assembly lines at the Packard plant located on East Grand Blvd. in Detroit, Michigan. The lead image shows workers on the frontend assembly line working on 1940 model Packard grille shells complete with the Packard signature grille insert. The shells are mounted on wooden jigs and the workers tighten…

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Salt Lake City L29 Cord Mystery

This attractive used L29 Cord Cabriolet designed by stylist Alan H. Leamey is equipped with a pair of very unusual fender lamps installed on the left-hand side front and rear fenders. Our first thought is that the lamps may have been signal lights that were invented or manufactured by someone in the Salt Lake City…

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