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Milwaukee Boneyard: 1936

Milwaukee Boneyard: 1936

April 1936. "Junk, with living quarters close by." Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 3¼ x 4¼ nitrate negative photographed by Carl Mydans. View full size.

 

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Auburn

The car with the four diagonal sets of hood louvers is a 1928 - 1930 Auburn. This would be quite the find today. The windshield is a very interesting design.

The two pictures below show what two of the models that were available would have looked like. Auburns were made from 1900 - 1936 with final sales in 1937.

Milwaukee Boneyard: 1936

Considering the year it won't be long before the scrap metal drives of WW II.

Goldmine

You got any idea what those dented fenders would be worth today? Let alone the more-or-less intact automotive "classics"...

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