Shinya Kimura creation , ”Steampunk”

this kid is happy because dad bought a 1968 Charger R/T

Arthur Brooks got to see his old mount one more time, a reunion in the Smithsonian in 1974

The one car where the shifter wouldn’t block the radio, even if it had a radio. 1978 Mercury Monarch

I'd never have guessed you could get one with a stick shift... and check out the radio delete...

Campbell at Bonneville

Howards Motor Co

Coulter’s streamline modern department store on Wilshire

on the left, that machine is an x-ray for feet. It was not uncommon to have such dangerous...

Standard oil had one heck of a company plane for the execs

the EU is taking further strides against institutionalised obsolescence with a guaranteed right to seek repair rather than disposal and replacement.

Rather than supporting the status quo model of leasing that infantilises and confounds consumers with terms and conditions...

hard core fans buy a his and hers… apparently

very seventies, and the only photo I believe I’ve seen with the factory original tires from 1970-72. Not many muscle car owners could keep from frying them fast

cool pipes too, the flames, well... not terrible for a diy painting

a type of ice scraper I’ve never seen before

Cool airplane, and check out how neat they did the interior. 1930, Los Angeles

‘Safespot’ publicity, Southern California, 1933

George Carlin and his TA

Trunion Bascule Bridge aka Ford Ave. Bridge, May 13, 1930 – Alleged to have been (at that time) the World’s largest Bascule Bridge. building seen under the bridge is the Long Beach Ford Manufacturing plant (thanks David!)

1932 Los Angeles gas station, cool gas pumps

steam roller, 1910, Los Angeles

check out the cool spare tire advertising piece, and the rear bumper, that looks quite home made

this is an odd looking car in Los Angeles, 1920’s or 10s

a Diamond T armored truck

The Diamond T Motor Car Company was formed by Charles Tilt of Chicago in 1905. During the first...

how freaking hard does a car have to hit a power pole to snap it off up by the top?

1951 Sepulveda Blvd, South of Mulholland Drive, the driver said she was doing 35 mph, and fell asleep...

quite a contrast in the fleet of delivery trucks