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British Fun

These vehicles have the appearance of being in and from the UK. Hopefully our friends in the UK and abroad who have better knowledge of what they may be can to help us identify the automobile and the motorcycle.

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Mont Ventoux Hill Climb

Mont Ventoux Hill Climb was a car and motorcycle race course near Avignon in south eastern France. The course for the Mont Ventoux Hill Climb started from the village of Bedoin and rises 5,289 feet for 13.4 miles to the observatory at the summit. It was run most years until 1973. There appears to not have been another one run…

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An Early French Postcard

A French motorcycle pictured on a board track postcard, which was postmarked 1904.  A la Sortie du Virage translates to “at the exit of a turn”. I do not know if the French raced motorcycles this early or if this was a pacing machine for bicycles. Regardless it appears to be a very advanced machine…

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The Big Depression

This photo was taken on March 8, 1932, in front of Ford’s River Rouge plant which was supposedly was the largest factory in the world at the time. The photo is showing a hunger march that was staged there which was also referred to as a Communist Riot. This may have been the seed that…

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