Travelling By Corvair

America’s only car with an airplane-type horizontal engine! America’s only car with an independent suspension at all 4 wheels! America’s only car with an air-cooled aluminum engine! This ad for Chevrolet’s Corvair from 1959 shows just how advanced the little car was — largely inspired by the Volkswagen, the Corvair put an ample air-cooled engine […]

Howie and his Truck

This picture was captioned “Howie.” Mr. Zillmer had a truck, was from Pewaukee, Wisconsin, owned a 1930s-era Chevrolet truck, and was friends with the photographer of this album. That’s about all we know — and with this magic of the internet, can anything more be discovered? Not as much as you might think — Howie […]