Tire shops on the day or the morning after the first couple of snow storms in the northern states and Canada turn into a mob scene as car owners flock to their favorite tire shop to have snow tires put on their vehicle. This image was taken in the early-to-mid-1960s of the Frisby Tire Co. which is still active and located in Ottawa, Canada, shows just how crazy it can be as procrastinating drivers have their snow tire service performed.
For the benefit of younger readers wondering what vulcanizing means, it is a process of using heat, a bonding compound and pressure to attach rubber to rubber or metal. In the old days, a vulcanizer was used to repair tires and tubes or to attach a new tread to a tire casing.
Share with us what you find of interest in this scene by viewing the enlargeable photograph (below) found by contributor Benjamin Ames.