Let’s go back to Dave Gelina’s collection of vintage slides for some more great shots. This one might be titled “small, medium, and big”, and pretty much covers the size spectrum of cars sold at that time (a Metro, ’56 Ford and Packard).
The gent with this ’51 Buick has a touch of attitude.
4th of July parade with a curved dash Oldsmobile, driven by two women.
Jaguar XK-120 in Toledo, OH.
A great shot of a couple driving off after their wedding in a ’54 Chevy Bel Air.
Three friends and a ’58 DeSoto.
A ’68 Skylark convertible negotiating a creek near Sedona, AZ. This was before the SUV boom.
1941 Cadillac with sledders.
1946(?) Plymouth on Easter Sunday, 1962. It was an old-timer by then.
1949 Kaiser at the Badlands?
1950 Cadillac hearse shot in 1967.
A deal being closed in front of Al Fink Oldsmobile. Check out the very vintage sign.
A 1948 Buick convertible with its driver.
Young dad and Jr. with their 1949 Buick convertible.
Early 50s street scene; before folks all moved into the suburbs.
1949 Ford Country Squire. The streets haven’t been paved yet.
1950 Cadillac in Virginia.
Pretty lady with ’54 Ford Sunliner.
And her handsome husband.
Three friends enjoying the spring blossoms
1962 Imperial at the Wawona tree in Yosemite. A great final shot. Stay tuned for Part 3.