Tag Archives: Ford Motor Company

The Last “True” Packard

Dad used to tell me that it was too bad that I came of age at a time that Packards were no longer built.  He remembers when the owning a Packard meant that you were an elite member of the … Continue reading

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Ford Versus Chrysler Falcon Cars

American Baby boomers probably remember the compact car called the Falcon.  Millions of them were built and sold by Ford Motor Company.  The humble looking car is actually more interesting than you’d think, at first glance. The marketing name for … Continue reading

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The Coso Artifact Mystery

My younger brother used to collect rocks and minerals for several years, when he was still a kid.  Before he lost interest in his hobby, he had accumulated plenty of various, beautiful natural specimens.  Among the most fascinating of his … Continue reading

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E-Day 1957

In the spring of 1957, Americans were initiated into one of the most hyper advertising campaigns up to that time.  On television, radio, and print media, the promise of a radically new and pioneering automobile was coming to grace the … Continue reading

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Checkers Hit The Streets

Mom never learned how to drive.  If my sister, brother, or I needed to go someplace that required parental presence, mom called the Yellow Cab.  Soon enough, a boxy, old fashioned looking bright yellow taxicab would arrive in front of … Continue reading

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