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Birmingham, Alabama

Another wonderful motorcycle photo courtesy of David Morrill, showing a rider posing on his Harley-Davidson in downtown Birmingham, Alabama. We do not have any infor-mation about it, but it appears he may have done some type of a long distance run.

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Dave’s Super Service

Dave’s Super Service, appears to have used this Harley-Davidson to pickup customers cars at their home or work location, which was a common thing to do at the time. The operator then attached a clamp-on hitch to the cars rear bumper and used it to tow the bike back to the shop with to the device…

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The Facts Ma’am….Nothing But The Facts

Chicago policeman Phillip Tolomed on his Harley-Davidson Servi-Car interviews Mrs. Elisabeth Peterson and a passerby. At the same time Officer Michael Ricci on the stairs interviews Mrs. Lorraine Scholwin at 4921 Lester. They were casing the neighborhood after a serious crime had happened on Oct. 20, 1955. Photo by Chicago Sun-Times photographer Walters.

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Bob Hartungs Harley-Davidson

This photo was sent in by Bob Hartung from Winfield, Kansas, of his father who he tells us about below. The picture is of my father, Bob Hartung taken in July 1948 in Arlington, New Jersey by his home at 40 Washington Ave. After having served in the Navy during WWII he related to me that…

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Photographer A.F. Van Order

There is a great post on the about A.F.Van Order who is seen above, which we learned about from Jim O’Clair’s post on the HMN Blog. Van Order moved from Illinois to Southern California, so he could ride his motorcycle year-round. He started selling Harley-Davidsons and also took up racing, but that came to…

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A Harley-Davidson And Standard Oil

A wonderful image of a rider posing with his late twenties Harley-Davidson and sidecar outfit. He is at a Standard Oil Station and visible on the far left is an oil dispenser for heavy oil, in the middle one for medium weight oil. To the right of the dispensers is a small “Free Crankcase Service”…

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