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Chrysler Birthplace Victim of the Wrecking Ball

Walter P. Chrysler with the 1924 Chrysler Six. Photo courtesy Chrysler Media Archives. Daniel Strohl at Hemmings always has his ear to the ground and has come up with yet another interesting story about the fall of another auto plant where “Chrysler’s first automobile was conceived” In his report at Hemmings Daily he had the following to…

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The Carcajou Motor Home – The Neatest Thing Since Sliced Bread

David Traver Adolphus at Hemmings Daily has come up with a very interest-ing story, along with excellent photos of Carcajou, a luxury motor home. Paul Seiler president of the Yellow Truck & Coach Mfg. Company, which was also known as General Motors Truck Corp. had it built in 1929 as his vacation home on wheels. And wouldn’t it be…

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The three Scimitar show cars designed by Brooks Stevens

No this is not a photo from Roswell, New Mexico, showing us an unusual UFO sighting.  It is a photo of the station wagon, one of the three Scimitar show cars that famous designer Brooks Stevens designed for Olin Aluminum Corporation. The other two body styles were called a hardtop convertible and a convertible town car…

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Green motoring in the 1890s, the Roberts Electric

David Traver Adolphus of Hemmings, has a nose for unusual and interesting early cars. On Hemmings Daily recently, he posted these photos and specs of a Roberts Electric car. Follow along as he tells about it in his own words: Whenever I photograph a very rare car, I always try to take my own measurements…

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