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The Eads Motor Co., Lexington Kentucky and two Ford Racing Cars

Ford-based racing cars and a Graham in front of the Eads Motor Co. The Eads Motor Co. pictured above was located at 256 East Main Street in Lexington, Kentucky. Little is known about the operation other than what can be found on the signage on the front of the building. The agency handled Diamond T…

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The Freemont Garage – Hoyt’s Ford Garage

Today we have postcard photographs of two garages for you to peruse, and while doing so maybe you can help to identify some of the vehicles at the establishments. The location of the Freemont Garage above is unknown, but we do know from looking at the front window that the shop handled both the Chalmers…

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The Sunday Edition No. III – Coachbuilder Mark Nugent – A Mystery Pierce-Arrow – Downtown Sioux Falls – A Model T Motorhome

Ross Colebatch, Digital Communications Producer at the Australian Design Centre contacted us this past week to let us know about the video he has produced about Mark Nugent, of Dubbo N.S.W. and his coachbuilding operation. The Design Centre is an arts and crafts promotional organization supported by the Australian Government. In this video of Mark in his shop, he explains the history…

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The Duro Paint Company Demonstrating its Product

The Duro Paint Company had just concluded a long distance test run in 1924 with this early Lincoln Touring Car equipped with a California top and refinished with the Duro System when this set images were taken. The signage for the publicity photos stresses that the tour was covered Without A Wash. Two close-up shots below show one of…

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Big Doing’s at the Hillsborough Train Station Part I

This image taken in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, is Part I of a series of three where the photographer captured an important scene at the train station. We do not know the date or the occasion, but it appears that either a VIP or a politician has stopped at the station and the townspeople can be seen…

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Time For Lunch in Washington, D.C.

Shorpy just posted this great pair of images that were taken in Washington, D.C., in 1919. A women using a Model “T” Ford converted for food vending with a table supported by a pie rack, sells to her lunchtime clientele. The Ford is wearing a few accessories including: a front bumper, Hassler Shock Absorbers and…

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The Model “T” Ford – The Perfect House Car

Here is a perfect pair of photos to put a smile on your face for the weekend. Over the long run of the Model “T” Ford, produced between the years of 1909 and 1927, at some point or another the car was used for just about any purpose imaginable including fun. It was popular with…

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