An Entertaining & Informative Vintage Automobile Internet Magazine

A Chicago Street Scene – South Cottage Grove Avenue

ui

In looking through our archives at some of our unidentified images recently, we came across this street scene photograph that appeared to have been taken in a fairly good-sized city during the late 1950s. The newest vehicles seen in the photo appear to be a Cadillac and a Ford, both of which are 1957 models. After…

Read More

A Busy Street Scene – St. Louis, Missouri 1930

The St. Louis intersection of Delmar Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue, which enters from the left, is seen here in a view looking west in 1930. The large building on the left has been reported to be the streetcar powerhouse, and it has survived to this day. Most all of the buildings on the right side of…

Read More

Old Man Winter is on the Way

If you live in the northern hemisphere as we do, here is one more reminder to get the old bus ready for the winter season and put your snow tires on. This press photo dated January 3, 1952, shows us Westlake Avenue north of Pike Street in the city of Seattle after a light snowfall. To…

Read More

Easter Sunday in Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri, 1924

We are a bit late with this photo, but as it is only by one day we hope you will forgive us. You may have seen this scene before, but it is posted here now because it is identified and dated as being on Easter Sunday, and it was taken in Forest Park, in St….

Read More

Mud Season Mystery Cars in Toronto

It is that time of year here in northern New England, when the maple sap is flowing and all of the maple sugar houses in the neighborhood are in full production boiling down the sap into maple syrup and candy. At the very same time we experience what is called “Mud Season”, when all of…

Read More

Route 66 photos from the Joe Sonderman Collection

The Jim Culver Sinclair Station is shown (above), which was located at 101 south 2nd street, in Springfield, Ill. Note that there are four attendants and a mobile cash register all ready to serve the motorist.                        Left to right (above); Looking east on Route…

Read More

The Streets of St. Louis, Missouri in the 1950s

Here are two more interesting photos from Joe Sonderman’s collection, showing us the streets of St. Louis. Above we are looking west on Delmar at 6th. The Greyhound Bus Lines Depot can be seen of the left and an assortment of forties and fifties cars are seen on the street. The newest car that we…

Read More

St. Louis and Clayton, Missouri Street Scenes

Both of these interesting photos were taken in the St. Louis, Missouri, area circa 1950. The photo (above) is looking East on Chestnut Street from 11th Street during rush hour. The photos (below) show the parking lot of the Famous-Barr Garden Center, West of St. Louis, in Clayton.              …

Read More

Old Man Winter hits Kansas

This late 1950s press photograph shows cars and trucks in Parsons, Kansas, encountering slow going on a slight grade through the town. Parsons is a small city located in S. E. Kansas. Photo courtesy of the Benjamin Ames collection (scroll down). The postcard (below), is dated 1908 and is from Wikipedia, where you can learn all…

Read More