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Vintage car, 1960
December 15, 2016
Red Grandy ©Stars and StripesDarmstadt, Germany, June, 1960: Roger and Elsie Johnson of Hadley, Mass., capture the attention of Darmstadt residents as they ride their 1901 Knox auto through the city during their 7,000-mile trip around Europe. The one-cylinder, eight-horsepower vehicle had a maximum speed of 18 mph. and guzzled its way through fuel at a rate of about 10 miles per gallon.
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