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The Keeton and Burman’s 1913 Indy Attempt

The Keeton was manufactured for two years in Detroit by Forrest M. Keeton. He had been in several previous automobile ventures, one of which was the “French” Croxton-Keeton, that appears to have been a Renault copy. He then started producing both the four and six-cylinder Keeton with the inital production doing quite well on a…

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Old Dobbin Removed by his Replacement

This scene in Detroit, Michigan, was photographed by J. W. Hughes and appears to have been a publicity photo for the Humane Society. The photo is undated, but work horses were still being used during the twenties and thirties for various tasks, athough they were quickly disappearing from day to day transportation. One interesting part…

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Drivers Training Course….Detroit….1942

A Detroit News press photo, dated Jan. 6, 1942, with the following caption: Detroit Public Schools driver training course at the fairgrounds. Instructor Carl Walker of Southeastern High School, giving parking instructions to, Arthur Leslie, of 17899 Anglin Ave. who was a student at Pershing High. The two students also from Pershing High, who are…

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Great Lakes Auto Shipping….1949

A press photo showing a Great Lakes freighter being loaded on April 13, 1949, with new Chevrolet cars and trucks. The Old Motor photo. The 1950 Chevrolet advertising film below, Roads To Romance in Technicolor was filmed in Coral Gables Florida. Watch the new Chevrolets driving through the sites of the area.  

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Like Father…..Like Daughter

Father and daughter team up for success on the speedway. Above, Laymond Wolford helps daughter, Betty Ruth, align up the quarter midgets front end. With no sons, dad gave Betty Ruth a chance behind the wheel, she is now one of the top drivers. Below, Preliminaries and preparations over, the 13 young drivers await the…

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