“Revolutionizing Refueling: Gilmore Oil’s Gas-A-Teria Pioneers Self-Serve Stations in 1948 Los Angeles”_trunghinhsu

The Gilmore gas station was one of the first gas stations in Los Angeles. The first self-service Gilmore gas-a-teria was built in 1948. According to LIFE magazine, in October…

15 Snaps of Children in Their Own ‘Safety’ Car Seats From the 1960s_top1

While baby car seats weren’t mandated by law in all 50 US states until 1986, they existed in some form for decades. Child seats for cars in…

Found Snaps of ‘Ladies and Cars’ That Defined Women’s Fashion in the 1930s_top1

What did women wear in the 1930s? Just check these glamorous found snapshots to see.                        …

Vintage Photos of 12 Crazy Wooden Homes on Wheels From the Early 20th Century_top1

There is no formal definition of a house car but in the early 1900s, Americans want to take to the roads and explore. Some creative Tin Can…

Vintage Photos of Coca-Cola Delivery Trucks From Between the 1900s and 1950s_top1

Over the past 100-plus years, trucks have evolved as Coca-Cola delivery trucks attest. From the solid axles to right-hand drive to the bottles exposed to the elements,…

Journeying Back in Style – 20 Vintage Photos Unveiling the Golden Age of Travel Trailers in the 1940s and 1950s

Travel trailers and caravans vary from basic models which may be little more than a tent on wheels to those containing several rooms with all the furniture…

Rolling Through History – Vintage Wooden Homes on Wheels in Early 20th Century Photographs_ml

In the early 20th century, a unique and mobile form of housing emerged —the so-called wooden homes on wheels. These structures, colloquially known as mobile homes, offer…

Louie Mattar’s Cadillac, the Car That Has Everything, 1952_Lap

Louie Mattar, a San Diego garage owner with a big imagination, who turned his 1947 Cadillac into a how-to guide for four-wheeled DIYers everywhere. When he bought…

Lovely Vintage Photos of Kids With Their Pedal Cars_top1

When the automobile made its appearance, the pedal car soon followed. Pedal car history goes back to the 1890s when most were modeled from the real cars…

Cool Pics Show the Interior of Mobile Homes From Between the 1940s and ’70s_top1

Here is a cool photo set that shows what the interior of mobile homes looked like from between the 1940s and 1970s.          …