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We’re Back!

Remember us from about a month ago?  This photo, initially shared by David Longstreth, appeared in a February 5 post.  Said to be Barney Oldfield, observant David Greenlees suspected otherwise.  Robert Rampton noted on February 6 that this was taken at a Cactus Derby finish and suggested that the driver was Joe Nikrent.  Indeed, these gents were Joe and…

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Oh Heck

A crowd surrounds this 1906-07 Reo with “Riverside Restaurant” and “Heck’s Ice Cream” emblazoned on the side. From the looks on the faces, it doesn’t seem anyone is too excited over either prospect.

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Old and new

Above, a press photo dated May 19, 1928 of the new series 81 Pierce Arrow, in Chicago. The driver of the first Pierce was Mrs. Theodore T. Thedick, and the driver of the series 81 runabout was identified as Miss Ramona. Below, another photo of the first Pierce, six years earlier.

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1906 Packard

Mary C. Folwell at the wheel of the Folwells’ 1906 Model 24 Packard, the first car purchased by her husband P. Donald Folwell. P.D Folwell was an early car enthusiast who participated in the Philadelphia to Atlantic City Reliability Runs, served as a representative to the AAA Contest Board for many years, and was President…

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