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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE ALASKA, c. 1920s

The Peony Express: 1922

The Peony Express: 1922

"Louise and flower shop auto." February 5, 1922. (Yes, it really does say Louise on the hat. We have a different photo we'll post tomorrow.) "Louise" is tootling along the sidewalks of Washington in a battery-powered Custer Car very similar to the one being driven by Miss Bay. National Photo Co. Collection. View full size.

 

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Below, a detail of the Custer Car "radiator" for those who asked. And an interesting article about its inventor.

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