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Four Fun Friday Fifties and Sixties Kodachrome Car Images

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Number Seventy-four of the “Kodachrome Image Series” begins this week with a view of cars parked by “Lucy the Elephant.” The large example of figural architecture was constructed of wood and tin and patented by James V. Lafferty in 1881 at Margate City, New Jersey, which is two miles south of Atlantic City. Built for attracting tourists and for selling ocean front real estate, Lafferty…

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How an Automobile Cooling System Works by Chevrolet

Two weeks ago a 1936 film posted here showing How a Transmission Works, produced by Jam Handy for Chevrolet proved to be popular with readers. This Saturday another video in the series titled “Water Boy” is being presented that explains how a water-cooled automotive cooling system works. The story begins with a crew building an aqueduct to bring water to…

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