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Five Fun Friday Fifties Kodachrome Photos


Number eight in the Fun, Friday Kodachrome Image series, starts out with the lead photo showing reader Mark Allbaugh’s father with his brand new 1953 Chevrolet Belair convertible. Your editor had a very nice untouched 1953 210 two-door sedan in the early 1970s, but I don’t recall ever seeing many in this bright red color. For…

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M. Mercier’s Four-Stroke V-Twin Powered Roller Skates

M. Mercier's Two-Stroke V-Twin Powered Roller Skates

Updated – M. Constantini of Paris, France was an early prolific inventor of carburetors and other automotive subassemblies. He was also interested in motorized roller skate designs and built two sets of the curious devices. The pair of machines was reviewed in an April 1906, Scientific American article. Featured here are four photos from the February 25, 1912 Austrian General…

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