I'm years old and my grandchildren won't believe that there...
I'm 78 years old and my grandchildren won't believe that
there was an auto called the Hupmobile, or that I owned a
DeVeux coupe complete with a rumble seat. Can you tell me
where I can get photos of these cars to show the kids? --
RAY: Maybe they have good reason not to believe you, John.
When my father got to be your age, he started telling us
stories about having dinner with his good friends, the
space aliens, and their space cat, Voutrous.
TOM: The best place to get what you want is the Automotive
History Collection at the Detroit Public Library. For a
modest fee, they'll photocopy pictures of these cars and
send them to you. You can reach them at (313) 833-1456.
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