Colorized photo from 1924 Original title: Havoline Oil Co Location: The Washington DC area The device the car is on is called a Dynamometer, its used to check horsepower and sometimes piston leaks. I suppose its also good for changing oil and making dramatic exits when the cops are chasing you. #savad #garage #mechanic #colorized
When you have a lot of service trucks, repairing them can become very costly. It was cheaper to simply have your own garage so you can service the cars yourself. And that's what this company did. This is the C&P telephone company, and this is one of their service cars. They can do a complete overhaul as you can see here, and considering the amount of motors they are working on, the company must have been very hard on their equipment. #savad #mechanic
Colorized Photo from 1936 Location: 973 Marietta Street in Atlanta Original Title: Auto parts shop, Atlanta Georgia It's said that a garage is a real chick magnet, but I don't see why it would be. After all what girl wants to hang out with a bunch of stinky guys, whose car's are always broken? Located in Georgia, this was the Cherokee Parts and Used cars garage, but that building is long gone now. The car in the front is a 1929 Ford roadster pickup, which has been modified quite a few…
Boston Ma - Welcome to Deluca's market, a quaint old market that sells meat and fruit. Open since they have been serving up fresh food for city dwellers. It's nice to know that despite living in a busy city, you can get fresh food and dinner.
Colorized photo from 1923 Original title: RL Taylor Auto Co Location: Washington DC Blue collar work usually entails hard work that requires your hands and your brains. Its usually not a desk job, the hours are often different, and your often leaves dirt on your hands. You need blue collar workers, without them, your car would remain broken, your house wouldn't be painted, your garden would just sit there and die. #savad #garage