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The Chantilly Arts & Elegance Concours 2014


The Chantilly Arts & Elegance Concours was held on September 7, 2014, at the Domaine de Chantilly, North of Paris, France. This first time event celebrated the return to France of a world-class Concours d’Elegance, an event that originated in the country back in the horse and carriage days in the late 17th century. The combination…

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The Barnsdall Tourist Court, Cuba, Missouri


In the post-war years before the advent of chain hotels and convenience stores, places like the Barnsdall Tourist Court were common on Route 66. This facility appears to be connected with the Barnsdall Be Square Petroleum Company that originated back in the 1860s in Titusville, Pennsylvania. In addition to Barnsdall products, lodging was offered, food was served…

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