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Earnest Holmes and His First Tow Truck

An Early Cadillac V-8 Sedan converted into a tow truck Dan Strohl of Hemmings Motor News ran into the early history of the tow truck recently and reported the following:  “While perusing a recent issue of the Caddie Chronicle, the newsletter of the Potomac Region of the Cadillac La Salle Club, we came across the…

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The Chicago Avenue Garage Bathed in Light

A very shiny 1937 Buick noses out the door in this undated photo after apparently getting “the works” at the Chicago Avenue Garage. We at The Old Motor find this image very attractive and quite representative of the time. The headlights, neon signage and ornate “Red Crown” lamps all contribute to it’s appeal. We invite…

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