Category Archives: Auto Archeology

March 6, 1896 – Charles Brady King Drives the First Car In Detroit

To view the entire photo gallery in your choice of 2D or stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player, here for an HTML applet, or here for an HTML5 viewer One hundred and seventeen years ago today, on March 6, 1896, the first … Continue reading

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Is This The Most Valuable Mustang On The Planet?

As I was parking my car in Mustang Alley at the Woodward Avenue Dream Cruise yesterday my attention was drawn to another Mustang that was being unloaded and put on display in the Credit Union One parking lot on Nine … Continue reading

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Automotive Ruin Porn – Belgian Style

Living in the Detroit area, it’d be simple for me to get photos of abandoned automobile factories, like the decaying, long empty Packard plant on East Grand Blvd. I’m not a fan of ruin porn, though, so you’re not likely … Continue reading

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Plus ça Change, Plus C’est la Même Voiture à Moteur Nucléaire

William Clay Ford Sr. with the Ford Nucleon concept News about Laser Power Systems’ proposed radioactive thorium based steam turbine powered car reminded me that this isn’t the first time that nuclear powerplants in cars have been discussed. In the … Continue reading

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Coming to Detroit for the Woodward Dream Cruise? Where Are They Now? The Graves of Automakers

Click on the anaglyph stereo 3D image to launch a Flash player and view the complete gallery in mono 2D or your choice of S3D formats. If you’re coming to Detroit for the big Woodward Dream Cruise and you’re wondering … Continue reading

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Josef Ganz Biography English Edition Now in PreOrder @ Amazon
UPDATE: Now On Sale

Paul Schilperoord is a Dutch engineer and serious car enthusiast. For the past few years he’s made it his life’s mission to restore Josef Ganz to his rightful role in automotive history. Ganz, was a Jewish engineer and journalist who … Continue reading

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Cars On Roofs – Wetmore’s Edition

Click on the anaglyph 3D image to launch a Flash player and view the entire photo gallery in 2D or your choice of 3D formats. In our original Cars On Roofs post, we mentioned a shop on Woodward Ave. in … Continue reading

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Studie On The Roof… Studie On The Wall

Click on the anaglyph 3D image to launch a Flash player and view the entire photo gallery in your choice of 2D or 3D formats. A couple of months ago we ran a post called Cars On Roofs about the … Continue reading

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Ford Piquette Avenue Plant – Where the Model T Was Born

Click on the image to launch a Flash player and view the full gallery in your choice of 3D formats or 2D. Following up on yesterday’s post about Laurel & Hardy’s Model T being auctioned off, here are a few … Continue reading

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Life Magazine’s Frank Scherschel’s Vintage LeMans Pics

Sixty seven years ago, on June 6, 1944, the largest amphibian invasion every attempted was launched onto the beaches at Normandy. To commemorate that battle to liberate Europe, Life.com is publishing rare vintage color photographs taken by photographer Frank Scherschel. … Continue reading

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