Category Archives: Roadside Attractions

Whither the Circus Drive-In?

  When I drove old Highway 51 up the length of Wisconsin earlier this year I made note of the numerous supper clubs along the route and decided that you could write a book about these uniquely Wisconsin restaurants along … Continue reading

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It Moves! Kinetic Korvair Kutaway

Start the video, then pause and click on the 3D icon in the YouTube player’s menu bar to select between 2D and your choice of 3D formats. With its many Hudsons and Kaiser-Frazers on display, and the museum’s affiliation to … Continue reading

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Fastest Production Ford Ever – The Ford GT That Set The Record

Click on the image to launch a Flash player to view the full gallery in your choice of 3D or 2D formats. When the nice folks who operate the Model T Automotive Heritage Center at Henry Ford’s Piquette Avenue plant … Continue reading

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Auto Archeology: Albert Kahn’s Ford Village Industries Newburgh Mill

Ford Village Industries Newburgh Mill Today. Click on the image to launch a Flash player and view the entire gallery in your choice of 3D formats or 2D. Henry Ford operated about 30 small factories around Michigan, all on the … Continue reading

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Searching For Old 51 – Part 4

Post Cards from the Road In researching my Highway 51 project, I stumbled across some old postcards of businesses located on Old Highway 51.  These three postcards are from the late 1950s.  Part of our mission on the road trip … Continue reading

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Searching For Old 51 – Part 3

History Along the Highway HIghway 51 has been coursing through Wisconsin long enough to have seen its share of history.  Part of the fun of exploring this or any other road is uncovering some of that history.

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Found by the Side of the Road: Two Jeeps

On a road trip with a couple of buddies and stumbled across this sight.  How cool.

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Auto Archeology: Henry Ford’s Village Industries – Nankin Mills

Click on the image to launch a Flash player to view the complete gallery of photos in your choice of 3D formats or 2D. If there ever was a businessman with the image of an industrialist, it was Henry Ford. … Continue reading

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The First Dodge Factory

Click on the image to launch a Flash player and view the entire gallery in your choice of 3D formats or 2D When John and Horace Dodge sold their Windsor, Ontario bicycle company, they moved back to Detroit and established … Continue reading

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The World’s Biggest Tire in 3D

To view the entire photo gallery in your choice of 2D or stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player or here for an HTML applet The 1964-65 New York World’s Fair was an opportunity for American corporations to … Continue reading

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