Before the Depression

by Jeff Cornish December. 08, 2013 5245 views

This is a 1929 Franklin. It was a luxury car that sported the first air cooled engine. As is the case in life, timing is everything. The company that built it was in business for 30 years, but fell victim to the Great Depression. Luxury cars and depressions are not great companions.

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Dan Ravasio 7 years, 6 months ago

the B&W is a perfect touch....

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Darlene Foster 7 years, 6 months ago

Cool find!

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Sreekumar Marar 7 years, 6 months ago

... Would've ruled the road in those days :)

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Joe 7 years, 6 months ago

Thanks for the warning, Jeff. Beautiful b&w.

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Brenda Nelson 7 years, 6 months ago

Incredible find and insightful info. Great choice for b/w, Jeff. (There is a classic car club here and I love their showcases - what beauties!)

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Gillian Parsons 7 years, 6 months ago

A blast from the past.

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Marilyn Grimble 7 years, 6 months ago

Sad - but what a fabulous find - thanks for sharing,

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