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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