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Two-Totaler: 1956

Two-Totaler: 1956

Fruitvale Avenue at 10th Street Street in Oakland circa 1956, and yet another vignette of vehicular violence. 4x5 inch acetate negative. View full size.

 

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Not a whole lot different

GM v. Ford

1940 Chevy and a 1949 Ford. I'd call it a tie.

Tracks of my tears....

My late uncle had a car exactly like that Ford, sans damage. If I'm not mistaken, this accident occurred in front of a low-life drinking establishment known as the Corner Bar, where patrons frequently got totally smashed....

DEPENDability

"America's Most Beautiful Outboard Motors." With 1956 prices.

[It's hard to beat a dependable Johnson. - Dave]

Notice how well the crumple zones worked

Two badly bruised sternums (sterna?) here.

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