Posts Tagged: cars

How Detroit Won WWII

Think what Detroit meant in 1945 and what it represents today. Once the very symbol of American prosperity and the American Dream, Detroit has run out of gas. For decades the Motor City was the greatest manufacturing city in the

How Detroit Won WWII

Think what Detroit meant in 1945 and what it represents today. Once the very symbol of American prosperity and the American Dream, Detroit has run out of gas. For decades the Motor City was the greatest manufacturing city in the

1960s illustration travel in car

Beach Club Paradise Protected

Summer beach traffic during the Cold War had its own special flare. The huge-wrap around picture window in the rear of my Grandmothers Cadillac  offered unexcelled visibility to see and be seen, allowing uninterrupted lavish vistas of Long Beach Road,

1960s illustration travel in car

Beach Club Paradise Protected

Summer beach traffic during the Cold War had its own special flare. The huge-wrap around picture window in the rear of my Grandmothers Cadillac  offered unexcelled visibility to see and be seen, allowing uninterrupted lavish vistas of Long Beach Road,

car cadillac 1960s

Wouldn’t You Really Rather Have A Cadillac?

With the conviction of a car salesmen selling a wouldn’t you rather have a Cadillac, Mid-Century Americans were convinced that America was the standard by which the world’s other countries were to be judged. Indeed when you compared we were

car cadillac 1960s

Wouldn’t You Really Rather Have A Cadillac?

With the conviction of a car salesmen selling a wouldn’t you rather have a Cadillac, Mid-Century Americans were convinced that America was the standard by which the world’s other countries were to be judged. Indeed when you compared we were

Vintage Ad WWII Texaco 1945 serviceman gas station

Gas Rationing WWII

 “In NY, drivers sometimes tail a gasoline tank truck until, like a pied piper, the truck had collected a string of cars following it to its destined delivery point. Cars would line up for blocks- as many as 350 of

Vintage Ad WWII Texaco 1945 serviceman gas station

Gas Rationing WWII

 “In NY, drivers sometimes tail a gasoline tank truck until, like a pied piper, the truck had collected a string of cars following it to its destined delivery point. Cars would line up for blocks- as many as 350 of

Vintage illustration cars

Designed for Dreaming

When it came to cars, General Motors was the undisputed king of the mid-century road and the American Dream was paved with Chevys. The Chevy may have taken America by storm, but it was giving my own mid-century Mom a

Vintage illustration cars

Designed for Dreaming

When it came to cars, General Motors was the undisputed king of the mid-century road and the American Dream was paved with Chevys. The Chevy may have taken America by storm, but it was giving my own mid-century Mom a

vintage art & advertising 1950s couple in car

Beach Club Paradise Protected

  Summer beach traffic during the Cold War had its own special flare. The huge-wrap around picture window in the rear of my Grandmothers Cadillac  offered unexcelled visibility to see and be seen, allowing uninterrupted lavish vistas of Long Beach

vintage art & advertising 1950s couple in car

Beach Club Paradise Protected

  Summer beach traffic during the Cold War had its own special flare. The huge-wrap around picture window in the rear of my Grandmothers Cadillac  offered unexcelled visibility to see and be seen, allowing uninterrupted lavish vistas of Long Beach

Wouldn’t You Really Rather Have A Cadillac?

With the conviction of a car salesmen selling a wouldn’t you rather have a Cadillac, Mid-Century Americans were convinced that America was the standard by which the world’s other countries were to be judged. Indeed when you compared we were

Wouldn’t You Really Rather Have A Cadillac?

With the conviction of a car salesmen selling a wouldn’t you rather have a Cadillac, Mid-Century Americans were convinced that America was the standard by which the world’s other countries were to be judged. Indeed when you compared we were