Take a 1950s home tour of a ‘junior five’ near San Francisco – a small house that had an entry stairway that starts at garage level and leads up to five rooms – bedrooms, kitchen, garage and more.
See vintage car wreck photos of 35 of old auto accidents and crashes from the 1910s to the 1950s – before standardized seatbelts and airbags.
From the crank or self-starter pedal to the spark and magneto, here are some of the basics you would have needed to know to drive a car back in the 1920s.
Dancer Isadora Duncan was killed when her shawl was caught in the rear wheel of an automobile. Unaware, the chauffeur of the car started moving forward.
Look back at some classic Oldsmobile luxury sedans from ’77, ’78 & ’78: Cutlass Supreme, 98 Regency, Delta 88 and Omega Brougham.
Take a look back at some classic cars: 1965 Chevy models like the Impala, Corvair, Malibu, Chevelle, Chevy II and more.
Henry Ford developed assembly lines for automobile factories, and mass production sparked another industrial revolution. See here how Ford churned out Model T cars!
The Chevrolet Vega was a small car made to compete with the foreign imports that were dominating the US automotive market. Here’s a look back at the Chevy car made only in the ’70s!
Actor James Dean, a young Hollywood idol, was killed on September 30, 1955, in a head-on car crash. Here’s how the story was reported, and then a look back from a year later.
The 1958 Oldsmobile was offered in 22 different colors, 66 recommended two-tone combinations, and 55 upholstery selections. Find out more here!
See the ’77 Ford cars: New action-stripe Pintos, sassy sweet-handling Mustang IIs, tricked up trucks and fancy vans. Thunderbirds and LTD IIs in new spring colors. Even a sportier Granada.
Henry Ford fit a lot of ambition, drive, innovation and industry into his 84 years! Here’s a look back at his career, his beliefs, and how the famous industrialist changed the world.
New Cadillac design announced (1914) 1914 car will be new quality of luxury and acme of perfection While the first announcement of the 1914 Cadillac
These classic ’65 Chevrolet station wagons were said to handle just as well as sedans – a high bar considering how big some of these Chevy cars were!
The car of the future will be weather-proof, and that the sides, front, rear, and roof will probably be made of glass. The entire control of the machine will be simplified, and perhaps located in a set of push buttons.
In 1922, Washington DC had their biggest snowstorm in 34 years, and in many ways, it brought the city to a halt. Here’s a look at the nation’s capital covered in snow so long ago.
Wherever you look today, electric service makes good things possible. Imagine what it’ll do for you tomorrow. Maybe there will be flying cars – or even flying campers that can plug in for recharging.
What does it take to be a tip-top vintage full-service gas station service attendant during the 1940s? Find out how customer care went beyond ‘Shall I fill it up with Super Special?’
What was it like to go looking for a new car more than 100 years ago? Here’s a look at some of the car showrooms that would have greeted automobile buyers!
The New Dodge Caravan: We thought of everything. 34 more cubic feet of nooks, niches, cubbyholes, crannies, conveniences, comforts, cupholders and cargo room.
From 1960: Chevrolet and Plymouth showed its staying ability while Joe Lee Johnson proved a little good luck goes a long way as the long-awaited World 600 was run at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Cover of the St Paul Globe’s Magazine Section – Sunday, July 10, 1904 The People’s Automobile With clang of gong and happy song, And laughter
Before there was REO Speedwagon, the band, there was REO Speedwagon, the vehicle. These early pickup trucks were especially popular with farmers.
The beautifully-moving ’58 Chevrolets Sweet seventeen and not to be missed! Here’s Chevrolet’s whole happy family. Here’s styling that sets a new style — new
How does Delmont 88 deliver so many fine-car features at such a modest price? Just beautifully. Building cars that deliver the goods — and the goodies — comes
Some automobile accessories by Elizabeth Lounsbery The accessories of the automobile have grown apace in design and number with the progress of development in motor-vehicles, until
Deaths caused by automobiles are few in comparison with other causes. For example, three times as many persons are killed by horses as by automobiles.
Youngest automobile globe-trotter has traveled 1,000 miles a month 18-months’ old John Edmund Hammond cranking papa’s cycle-car Los Angeles, Cal, April 23  – “Howdy!”
Dodge Brothers: 4-door sedan (1920) The sedan is so solidly entrenched in the affections of the American people that it has almost attained the proportions
For Two on a Tour The Franklin Gentleman’s Roadster is unique among motor-cars. It has a 12 horse-power four-cylinder air-cooled engine in a runabout body;
3 killed in motor car race More lives sacrificed at speed carnival New course at Indianapolis deals death Officials of meet declare contest called off
Automobile wonders of the future by EP Brinegar Secretary of the Automobile Club of California The automobile of today is a beautiful reality, but the
The advent of the automobile The horse, as a machine, has his drawbacks. One is that he wears out too soon. Another is his general
The pressure’s off Guthrie proves worth with solid 188.403 Indianapolis — This was not to be a run-of-the-mill Month of May. The ingredients simply didn’t
Wally’s hopes of speed fame go glimmering Indianapolis, May 28 — Wally Reid, moving picture star, will not drive the Duesenberg Straight Eight in which
The four-door touring sedan, in the LaSalle V-8 line The modern streamline trend is much in evidence in this attractive body style, the four-door touring
Announcing the 1968 Imperial (1967) If you want more than luxury in your luxury car Imperial: A luxury car should do a lot more than just
How to get a great looking six passenger car… with automatic transmission, power front disc brakes, power steering, V-8, steel-belted radials and more. And come
Gas rationing in Washington DC On morning of July 21st, the last day before stricter gas rationing went into effect, cars were parked in front
Types of the leading motor cars Cars featured: Alco limousine (1911) Chadwick Great Six Chalmers “Forty” touring car (1911) Corbin Model 40 Everitt 30 Knox 7
The combustion engine’s inner workings What you see above in the front half of the picture is not the engine of a motor car, but
Buick Riviera Gran Sport The Riviera with muscles on its muscles LeSabre 400 Riviera Gran Sport Buick Electra 225 Buick Riviera Buick Riviera
The “Maxwell” 16 HP Touring car: $1400 8 HP Tourabout: $750 Low cost of upkeep The car that keeps repair bills down, not only makes
Just another notch in gun for legendary ‘Super Tex’ Indianapolis – Like an aging gunfighter, A J Foyt added another notch to his legendary career
Foyt wins fourth Indy 500 crown Retires famed Coyote racer Indianapolis – A J Foyt announced a retirement in Victory Lane Sunday after winning his
Fast track: Sneva breaks ‘barrier’ by Jim Bailey Associate Sports Editor Indianapolis – As always, the opening day of qualifications for the Indianapolis 500