Category: cars


“Let’s drive better than men!” A driving manual by Mary Arnold, published by the Melbourne Vacuum Oil Co., circa 1934. (Via)

Concrete Fantasy: When Southern California’s Freeways Were New (And Empty)

Vintage toy cars, from top: Mercury #56 Mercedes Formula 1, circa 1956, die cast (Italy), Chime Land Speed Racer, circa 1935, tin wind-up (Canada), and Technofix Rallye 66, circa 1966, tin wind-up (Germany).


Acid-etched vase for early automobiles, circa 1920s.

Vintage Matchbox cars and case from the 1960s.


Centaur art-deco car mascot by Francois Bazin, 1928.

Silver rhyton vessel with pouring spout shaped like a wild cat from the Parthian Empire near modern day Iran, ca. 1st century B.C.

 VIa the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

History of the Dale, a Car Ahead of it’s Time

from The History Guy: History Deserves to be Remembered

The day Sweden changed from driving on the left to driving on the right, September 3rd, 1967.


1972 Chevy Vega poster