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Saturday Street Scenes From St Louis, Missouri

The circa-1932 lead image today containing one of the Goodyear Buick “Air Wheel” cars and a 1932 Chevrolet was taken at Manchester Blvd and Southwest Ave in Maplewood, Missouri, a suburb of St Louis. Goodyear had the Flxible Co. of Loudonville, Ohio, construct two stretched four-door sedan bodies on lengthened 1929 Buick chassis’ to promote…

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1930s Ford Super-Service Stations

In Part I of 1930s Ford Super-Service Stations we reported: “In an effort to capture a larger market share in 1935 the Ford Motor Company was promoting “Ford Super Service Stations” which were service garages that also sold gasoline, parts, accessories, and new cars. The concept was not a new one as the Automaker sold…

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1930s Ford Super-Service Stations

In an effort to capture a larger market share in 1935 the Ford Motor Company was promoting “Ford Super Service Stations” which were service garages that also sold gasoline, parts, accessories and new cars. The concept was not a new one as the Automaker sold franchises for similar operations as early as 1914. In 1931…

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