the wondrous world of vernacular photography
Heating, tires and Texaco, Dickinson, ND (c 1940s)
The excitement builds, c 1950s (click to enlarge)
There’s just so much to like here, but my favorite is the boy with the glasses towards the upper left.
Posing for a snapshot, c 1960s (click to enlarge)
Somewhere in the Dakotas, August 1934
Caught unawares, or just uncooperative? (c. 1960s)
Average cost of a new car in 1967: $2,750; average price of a gallon of gas: 33 cents; hitting the road for a day out with those guys: priceless.