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The Taj Mahal of Tire Shops

The Guenther-Methudy Sales Company of St Louis, MO, went all out when it set up this combination tire shop and filling station located at 3553 Lindell Blvd. in the City circa 1917. It appears that the Company may have purchased a three-story house and built an elaborate two-story storefront on it and converted the building…

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Refrigerator and German Lover Cigar Automobiles

Our recent post “Before there was Greyhound” showed how large cars were used for “stages” before buses were commercially available. The same situation existed before light trucks entered the market place. To meet the need, automobiles were converted into light trucks by having a coachbuilder construct a commercial body on a automobile chassis. The J.M….

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