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Four Fun Friday Fifties Kodachrome Car Images

Number One-Hundred and Six of the Kodachrome Image Series begins this week with a photograph showing styling trends of period automobiles, haircuts, and house trailers. A young man with a flattop hairdo is posing in a Corvette, one of a pair of Chevrolet’s popular top-of-the-line offerings from the late-1950s. On the far-right of the image is one of…

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An All Around Athlete: The Handsome Speedwell Duck Boat

Produced between 1907 and 1915, the Speedwell has long been an admired motorcar because of its memorable name, attractive styling, and the robust 50 h.p. L-head four-cylinder engine that powered it between 1910 to ’12. The company was established by Pierce D. Schenck and headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. The successful automaker prospered until the combination of the Great…

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