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

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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 here in the US and around the world. The “Good Gulf Nonox” neon sign out…

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Biggest Auto Show Of All – The Detroit Auto Show at Cobo Hall — The Old Motor

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Today’s feature is a series of photos of the 1960 Detroit Auto Show that was held at the new Cobo Hall on November 14, 1960. The facility was built on the shores of the Detroit River in the southwestern portion of downtown Detroit located between Jefferson and Washington Avenues,Michigan Highway M-10 passes under it. The…

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Truckloads of 1936 Fords Arrive at Holzbaugh’s Detroit Ford Dealership — The Old Motor

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According to the source of today’s lead photo, it was taken in January of 1936 when truckloads of new 1936 Ford cars were being unloaded at George Holzbaugh’s Dealership. The operation was open 24-hours a day and located at West Grand Boulevard and West Fort St. in Detroit, MI, and included a billiards parlor. Holzbaugh…

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Gas Station Series: Shell “Green Streak” – A Unique Fuel Pump and Oil Dispenser — The Old Motor

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Today’s lead image contains a view of filling station attendant A.I. Norrell and a gentleman posing at a modern Shell facility located in San Diego, California. 221 more words

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Police Chief with Moonshine, Guns, and Chevy after a Bust — The Old Motor

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H.S. “Dick” Hickman, Chief of Police in Colorado City, Texas, poses at City Hall in the 1930s with moonshine, guns, and a Chevrolet coupe after an arrest. For effect, the moonshine is displayed in its canning jars on and around the car, and the ground along with two pistols seized during the bust on the…

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Post-War Ford Flathead V-8 Engine Rebuilder Shop Tour Part 2 – The Old Motor

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Part Two of the excellent post war Flathead rebuilder article from the always interesting The Old Motor

You can read the article and view the photographs here