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“Sky Parking” in Baltimore

Charles M. Upham Jr., Deputy Director of the Department of Traffic engineering in Baltimore, Maryland, is shown demonstrating a new system called “Sky Parking” on March 6, 1956. The parking lot was located at 5 West Franklin St. in the city and the caption at the left tells us that Upham at the controls has…

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Self Service Parking….1953

A Buick driver, using a new self service parking area in Chicago, is shown in a photo taken on June 11, 1953. Patrons were given a paper card to insert which was read by the elec-tronic ticket reader. They would buy a new ticket every thirty days, as they were changed to discourage fraud.  

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