A very nice ad displaying the Rochester-Duesenberg walking beam engine, copyrighted 1919. The engine (above) followed after the Duesenberg Brothers sold the rights to the Rochester Motors Co. to manufacture a production version of the early eight-valve racing engine. The engines where used by assembled car makers and ended up being installed in the following makes;…
The 1950s were the beginning of the Quarter Midget racing craze. Thousands of youngsters across the U.S. took to the tracks, dirt and paved alike. It was a family sport, as Dad and mom were the pit crews and provided support and tranportation. Here in this photo from 1957, six year old Mickey Barry one…
Great photography of the Oakland, California Motorcycle Club’s hill-climb event, circa 1924. From the look at the many cars in the parking lot this must have been a quite an event that possibly attracted big name entrants.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to go back in time and have a chat with the owner of this beautiful Packard V-12 coupe? He was an old Indian doctor in Lapeer, Michigan. He was said to have saved his money for years to buy the car and paid cash at the time he did.
Nice press photo of a group of boys having fun with their gas engined powered racers. The photo is dated Nov 19, 1950.
A Dearborn, Michigan Police officer on his H-D Panhead is talking with this go kart riding boy in a 1960 press photo.
Three young boys selling papers off of the front fender of a 1932 v-8 Ford during 1936 in Ohio.