Automotive America of the 1950s and early 60s in color photographs

Automotive America of the 1950s and early 60s in color photographs

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A selection of color photos of cars from the USA, made in the golden era — in the 1950s-1960s. Colorful photographs give an opportunity to touch history without losing even the slightest detail of the atmosphere of the past years.

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Automotive America of the 1950s and early 60s in color photographs

1. Let's start the selection with this wonderful photo. Three young beauties service a chic car before a trip. Someone fills it with fuel, someone inflates the wheels, and someone wipes the windows.

Automotive America of the 1950s and early 60s in color photographs

2. A married couple next to a Cadillac El Camino in the 1954 model year. I think you will agree that the color of the car is quite unusual and unrecognizable for modern cars.

Automotive America of the 1950s and early 60s in color photographs

3. American drivers gathered at the opening of the gas station The Standard Oil Co. The car in a chic peach color is especially eye-catching.

Automotive America of the 1950s and early 60s in color photographs

4. The 1959 Ford Galaxie 500 stopped by the roadside to change a wheel. This happened in California in 1962 in the San Joaquin Valley.

Automotive America of the 1950s and early 60s in color photographs

5. This photo shows an old Buick (Buick, 1958) in fresh mint color in a cabriolet body. In the photo, two eras are in dispute: the time when people still traveled on horses and the automobile era.

Automotive America of the 1950s and early 60s in color photographs

6. Stylish live photo, the main character of which is the chic Dodge Matador of 1959.

Automotive America of the 1950s and early 60s in color photographs

7. And here is a 1960 Chevrolet El Camino with sharp "star" corners typical of all cars of the 60s, with which the entire rear part of the pickup truck is decorated.

Automotive America of the 1950s and early 60s in color photographs

8. A company of teenagers chose to go for a ride. Such "cruise parties" were extremely popular among young people in America in the 1960s. Then you could get a portion of hamburger and a bottle of Coca-Cola without getting out of the car.

Automotive America of the 1950s and early 60s in color photographs

9. Parade Middle School of the Persian Gulf, New Port Richey, Florida, 1960.

Automotive America of the 1950s and early 60s in color photographs

10. Cars on the beach of Cannon on the coast of Oregon. Photo by Ray Atkeson.

Keywords: Automotive America | America | Auto | Technology | History | Vintage | Photographs | Golden era | Cars | Car photos | Past years

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