Thursday, July 25, 2019

James Dean Crash Photos September 30th, 1955

These are previously locked-away photos of the remains of the James Dean Porsche Spyder that he was driving to a sports car racing competition, when his car crashed into a Ford at the junction of California State Route 46 and California State Route 41. 
Dean was just 24 years old.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

More Vintage Car Wristwatches

Pontiac, I assume...

"Ask the Man Who Owns One"

Franklin Company Award watch

Monday, April 29, 2019

Working at the UAW Car Plant, The Kids Game!

I guess you can lump this in with Suzi Homemaker, chemistry sets and other "vocational" toys. But this one is a game I definitely would have wanted under my Christmas tree; The Game of Assembly!
Yes, you too can get child-sized carpal-tunnel syndrome, and pay union dues, all in the confines of your cozy tree fort.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

1932 Coupe with TUPPERWARE TOP?

Imagine how the routine of leftovers might have been different, had Earl Tupper, of Tupperware fame, had a roaring success with his "pop-up" rumble-seat top. It was a good idea, but didn't really gain much traction; it's kinda ungainly, and it seems it's either a carbon monoxide deathtrap or a sweaty sauna, depending on the circumstances. Nevertheless, it all worked out for the best, as I can enjoy that leftover pasta the day after. Thanks, Earl!