Hemhill McCombs Ford, located at 1025 San Pedro Avenue in San Antonio, Texas, is the subject of today’s feature image. The photo taken in February of 1965 contains a number of Ford’s popular new Mustang model parked on the lawn in front of the dealership showroom. This new model was rushed into production early in 1964 due to it being chosen as the pace car for the Indianapolis 500 held that year. The early models are referred to a 1964 1/2 models, and the 1965’s with a few new changes were introduced in September of 1964.
A San Antonio Parking Police officer below in 1939 riding a 1930s Harley-Davidson Servi-Cycle is marking a tire on a late-1930s General Motors coupe with chalk. The officers next round of this area will be at the end of the parking time allowed in this location, if the car is still there, it will get a parking ticket at that time.
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