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Webmaster’s Picks:

  • The Visible Model A Engine:  A clever exposure of a real model A engine reveals all its internal components while running.
  • Adams-Farwell Radial Engine:  This video from the Pebble Beach Concours shows the novel air-cooled radial engine of the 1906 Adams-Farwell.
  • Master Hands at the Chevy Factory:  See this GM factory promotional video of its foundry, stamping plant and assembly areas from 1936. Robots in 1936? –You betcha, and these robots are riveting!  Great music on this video make it 25 minutes well spent.
  • Ford Harvest of theYears:  23 minutes promoting Ford’s massive River Rouge plant made in 1939.  Lots of 39 Fords, Lincolns, and Mercurys here, and great factory shots.
  • 1937 Plymouth Sales Film:  “Sailing Along” may convince you to buy a new 1937 Plymouth.  It’s way better than the competition.
  • 1937 Chevrolet Sales Pitch:  This 10 minute beauty is for training Chevy salesmen.  It worked, Chevy sold lots more cars than Plymouth that year.
  • 1964 Ford Styling Studio:  This tour of Ford’s styling infrastructure shows concept cars and introduces the Mustang.  A very artsy and moderne production in full color.
  • 1961 GM Motorama:  Out of work Broadway characters introduce the new, new 1961 full size car offerings from GM.  Lots of flash here. be patient, it takes a few minutes for any cars to appear.
  • Seal Cove Museum:  This museum is located at one of the most beautiful spots in Maine, near Bar Harbor.  It has one of the country’s most unsual collections of fine brass cars
  • GM Futurliner:  Follow the efforts of volunteers restoring a Futurliner — and learn about GM’s Parade of Progress shows
  • The Paige Automobile:  Bill Robert’s brief history of the Paige automobile
  • A Graham History:  Jeff Godshall’s brief history of the Graham brothers and their automobiles.  Reprinted from Automobile Quarterly, Vol 13 No 1.
  • History of Automotive Air Conditioning:  Mohinder Bhatti wrote this well illustrated history of automotive air conditioning.  It was published in the ASHRAE Journal, 1999.  PDF format (warning, 2 Mb file).
  • Old Car Sales Brochures:  Check out this site for images of many old car sales brochures.   You can look at what’s there and also scan your own for your fellow hobbyists to enjoy.
  • Paint Chip Resource:  This Auto Color Library has scans of paint chips and/or lists of factory colors for many old cars going back into the 30’s.
  • 1957 VMCCA Anglo-American Rally:  Arthur Delorey Jr. took these wonderful pictures that son Jon put on the internet.  The grand event was at the Larz Anderson estate in Brookline, MA.  Check out some of the unusual cars pictured, and enjoy wondering about where they are today.
  • 1925 Buick Drive:  Check out this short video of Phil Nayfack and daughter driving their Buick through some of Ohio’s pretty back roads.
  • Second Chance Garage:  Web magazine devoted to the car restoration hobby.  Lots of how to and history articles about old cars
  • 1957 Chrysler Promotional Movie:  Enjoy these blatantly negative ads narrated by Uncle Tom McCahill,  comparing Chrysler products with competitors from GM and Ford.  If you enjoyed this, check out Part 2 as well.  Great scenery from the California desert.
  • Fix your Temperature Gauge:  This article by Tod Fitch gives a simple, step by step procedure for a DIY repair of those pre-war mechanical temperature gauges.
  • How your Differential Works:  This 1930’s vintage film by Chevrolet reveals the mystery of the differential that drives your rear wheels.  Great graphics and music make it all seem so simple.

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