Have you noticed how many different vehicle types and brands are on the road today? Dad used to be able to tell at a glance if a car was a Ford, Chevy or Plymouth...most guys could, remember?...but not now. I heard the other day that there are more than 500 different brands and models, but wait: googling the subject found a "car encyclopedia" website--"Our car database, developed since 1991, includes
Nowadays, as we page thru copies of the old Little Falls Herald, Pierz Journal, Bemidji and Minneapolis papers, we're finding ads for cars that didn't make it in the long run. (Ok, some of these did, but lots didn't). It wasn't just the Pandolfo...check these out:
(These ads were from 1906 to 1919 or so...the Bemidji and Mpls papers did an "Auto Section" early on, so some of these ads appeared on the same page as others).