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Fordable Housing: 1940

Fordable Housing: 1940

December 1940. Alexandria, Louisiana. "Construction worker's trailer (home-made house car). He has a job at Camp Livingston." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

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True Grit

I am not sure how you would ever drive that, but I am sure the man who built it was as sharp as can be and as tough as nails. Nothing-he-couldn't-do type of fella.
A man's man.

Not much peripheral vision

Looking down the road just a few years to wraparound windshields.

[Or bay windows. - Dave]

Unsafe at any speed

And Ralph Nader though the Corvair was dangerous!

Proto-Airstream

Lovely work on this early camper! I wonder what it was like inside?

Model T-railer home

I've heard of living in your car before, but this takes it to a whole 'nother level.

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