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Streamline Moderne Postwar Good Gulf Service Station — Reblog from The Old Motor

This impressive Gulf Oil Company service station located in an unknown area of Philadelphia, PA, was designed in the manner of the then-popular Streamline Moderne architecture. This form of building construction was fashionable from the mid-1930s to the ’50s, both… Read More ›

Budd Manufacturing Co. all Steel Bodies for Dodge Brothers Cars — Reblog from The Old Motor

The Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Company began operations in Philadelphia, PA, in 1912 manufacturing pressed steel stampings, automobile bodies, and parts. It was the fulfillment of Budd’s goal to produce all-steel automobile bodies that were more durable, stronger, less expensive… Read More ›

Schoof Ford Special – One of a Long Line of Championship Cars — The Old Motor

This third post in a series of photographs by Roman Kwasniewski of Milwaukee, Wisconsin features the Schoof Ford Special owned by William “Bill” Schoof of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Schoof’s cars began running in the AAA Championship racing series in the mid-1920s… Read More ›

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