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* I’ve heard it argued before that if 100,000 people attended a race and just one percent of them took cameras, that’d be 1,000 people with pictures of that race. That’s why we keep seeing great new collections of race photography popping up, such as the excellent color images of 1959′s LeMans recently posted to Ten-Tenths by Cub and Navyflier. (via)
* The commenters at BigLorryBlog know their stuff! Brian recently posted this awesome off-road bus, and within the day, it was identified as an Acmat ALM.
* There’s plenty of history and concept art to appreciate over at J.R. Samsen’s website discussing his career as a designer with both Ford and Chrysler.
* New car dealers typically don’t care about old cars unless they draw in showroom traffic. Understandable – after all, new cars pay the mortgage on their dealerships, not old cars. Yet in Clinton, Missouri, the local new car dealer not only has a sizeable classic car collection, he’s also housed them in an old DeSoto dealership downtown. (via)
* Finally, the DIY/mechanics magazines could always fill a couple pages back in the 1920s and 1930s with Model Ts adapted to other uses, as Modern Mechanics did in its March 1930 issue. Turning Ts into propeller-driven vehicles seemed popular at that time.