Flat Tires and Engine Misfires

A Collection of the Odd, Weird, Fun and just plain
Interesting side of Automotive Cataloging from the

AACA Library and Research Center

Tumblr: the 24-hour archive

othmeralia:

Check out this awesome blog post that highlights some of the archival institutions in the Delaware Valley using Tumblr: 

Flat Tires and Engine Misfires (AACA Library & Research Center)

Freawaru (Free Library of Philadelphia)

The Hagley Vault (Hagley Museum and Library)

HSPDigitalLibrary (Historical Society of Pennsylvania) 

Ismarchives (Independence Seaport Museum)

New York World’s Fair Collections (Museum of the City of New York and Queens Museum)

Oh and that Othmeralia blog is also mentioned. :-)

Chevy bridging the gap between its past and (then) present trucks. Features a 1918 Chevy Truck and a 1971 (ca.) Chevy 427 C60.

Chevy bridging the gap between its past and (then) present trucks. Features a 1918 Chevy Truck and a 1971 (ca.) Chevy 427 C60.

(Source: aacalibrary)

artoftheautomobile:

A history lesson.

Pretty cool transformation…but what about those 35 years in between?

Harry Truman in a 1950 Washington DC Motorcade (top) and a Los Angeles parade (bottom) featuring a Lincoln Cosmopolitan Convertible.

(Source: aacalibrary)

1930 Mack Model AB Bus

1930 Mack Model AB Bus

Jay Leno and his 1925 Doble E-20 Steam Powered Car

(Source: youtube.com)

1919 Champion Spark Plug Ad

1919 Champion Spark Plug Ad

Cover of the January 1940 issue of Pontiac Owners’ Magazine

Cover of the January 1940 issue of Pontiac Owners’ Magazine