100 year old 1910 Ford Model R
The picture was taken 70 years ago.
In 1910, the
average life expectancy for men was 47 years.
Fuel for this
car was sold in drug stores only.
Only 14 percent
of the homes had a bathtub.
Only 8 percent
of the homes had a telephone.
only 8,000 cars and only 144 miles of paved roads.
speed limit in most cities was 10 mph. It's the same in London
structure in the world was the Eiffel Tower.
US wage was 22 cents per hour.
US worker made between $200 and $400 per year.
accountant could expect to earn $2000 per year.
And a dentist
$2,500 per year, a veterinarian between $1,500 and $4,000 per
year, a mechanical engineer about $5,000 per year.
More than 95
percent of all births took place at home.
of all doctors had NO COLLEGE EDUCATION. Instead, they attended
so-called medical schools, many of which were condemned in the
press AND by the government as 'substandard.'
four cents a pound.
Eggs were fourteen
cents a dozen.
fifteen cents a pound.
only washed their hair once a month, and used Borax or egg yolks
a law that prohibited poor people from entering into their country
for any reason.
flag carried 45 stars.
of Las Vegas, Nevada was 30.
canned beer, and iced tea hadn't been invented yet.
There was no
Mother's Day or Father's Day.
Two out of
every 10 adults couldn't read or write and only 6 percent of all
Americans had graduated from high school.
heroin, and morphine were all available over the counter at local
pharmacists said, "Heroin clears the complexion, gives buoyancy
to the mind, regulates the stomach and bowels, and is, in fact,
a perfect guardian of health!"
of households had at least one full-time servant or domestic help.
about 230 reported murders in the US.
The five leading
causes of death were:
Pneumonia and influenza
1932 Morgan Three-Wheeler
Harley Earl and his 1938 Buick
This picture was taken 70 years ago.
1941 Chrysler Thunderbolt
1951 Buick LeSabra
1951 Chrysler K310
1953 Buick Wildcat
1954 Buick Wildcat II
1954 Dodge Fire Arrow
1958 Lincoln Premiere
1955 Nash Rambler Cross Country Wagon
1956 Ford Sunliner
1959 Chevrolet Brookwood Stationwagon
1951 Hudson Hornet
1959 Plymouth Fury
1958 Mercury Turnpike Cruiser
1951 Studebaker Champion
1971 Buick Rivera Boattail
1958 Edsel Convertible
in the days when cars had style, and even with so many makes and
models, all changing every year, they made a profit. And, not
only that, but one could sit on the porch and name the cars as
they drove by, unlike today, when they all look the same. See Tesla's New SUV.
YEP! SEVEN DIFFERENT MANUFACTURERS
AMERICAN AND IMPORTED.