Tag: car

Rocket 88

On a late night cruising around in a rusty loud Rocket 88 with the radio cranked up she whispered flames of words that made my heart scream let’s leave this town go to Vegas, fool around take a stroll through a chapel laugh at Elvis impersonator but not say I do for we both know it wouldn’t be true. A…

1910

Hallmark cards began, founded by Joyce Hall Boy Scouts of America is incorporated by William D. Boyce Glacier National Park in Montana is established 1st unofficial Father’s Day is observed Henry Ford sells ten thousand cars On March 25, 1910, Chalmers – the president of the Chalmers Motor Car Company of Detroit – offered to award a new car to…

1941 Crosley Convertible

A little dinky car, created by industrial entrepreneur Powel Crosley Jr., who at the time was the owner of the Cincinnati Reds baseball organization. By 1939, industrialist Powel Crosley, Jr. had already made a fortune as a radio and appliance manufacturer. He also had a passion for cars, and believed that America was ready for a small economy car. With…