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Well….We Thought It Would Be OK?

This very graphic photo shows a steam engine which has crashed thru a bridge during harvest season in the Mid-West. Many bridges that were adequate for earlier traffic crushed under the weight of the heavy machines of the new century. It appears that no one was hurt, as the crew is posing for this photo…

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Great winter car

The cold weather everyone seems to be talking about lately got me to looking for early closed car photos. Here are two photos of the same 1914 Overland Model 79C. It looks like a new car and the owner is justifiably proud. Overlands were a well-built, mid-sized car and they sold well during this time…

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Henri Fabre and His Seaplane

I have had this very interesting photo for sometime and with some research I was able to find out the following about this aviation pioneer. Henri Fabre was from a ship-owning family and he was interested in engineering and hydrodynamics. With a public interest in aviation in France, Fabre in 1910 decided to build a…

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Scrub-A-Dub-Model T In A Tub.

In the late 1920s the Neway Auto Wash Bowl was built in Chicago in 1924 by The Newway Auto Cleaning & Service Corp. The car was first run around in the pool of water to flush mud and dirt off of the undercarriage. It was then driven up into a stall and the car was washed in…

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