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Pacific Auto Laundry Hollywood California

This Pacific Auto Laundry branch location one was of three modern car washes constructed by silent screen actor and director William Beaudine and his cousins Albert and William Russell. A.A. Redford, the patent holder of the conveyor belt system used at the facility, was the managing partner of the new enterprise that opened in 1931…

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Customized Packard Darrin Convertible

The 1937 to ’39 Packard “Darrin” models (1937 to’42) were designed by Howard “Dutch” Darrin and constructed on Packard 120 chassis’, first in Los Angeles and later in Hollywood. In essence, Darrin and his workers, who were experienced coachbuilders took a 120 business coupe and lowered the factory-built Packard radiator and shell, sectioned the hood…

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