Old News – Auto Identification

Do you know your kind of old cars? After reading this article you will be able to better identify what style a cars is. THE HONEOYE FALLS TIMES Thursday, April 19, 1917 PRECISE AND COMPACT AUTO LANGUAGE One of the objects of the standardization work now being carried on by the Society of Automobile Engineers …

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Old News – Courtesy on the Road

In spite of what this article states, a TV program that I saw last month said that early auto manufactures pushed for laws like jay-walking to make it seem that a pedestrian was responsible for being hit by an auto. This would end up giving dominance of the road to the auto. Also the last …

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1968 Rochester Auto Show

I just got through uploading a program book for the 1968 Rochester Auto Show. This says that it was the 51st annual auto show held in Rochester. I those days, auto shows were usually held in January. Now the auto show in Rochester is held in March to stimulate Spring sales. There are many b&w …

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Sullivan Trucks of Rochester (1910 – 1926)

Over on the GenWeb picture page, I added some pictures of Sullivan Trucks that were made in Rochester from 1910 to 1926. The company was started about 1881 by Kincaid Alanson Hughson who started a factory making horse-drawn carriages on East Avenue near what was then the Village of Brighton. In 1884 Thomas J. Sullivan …

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