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by chpackard
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Dealerships & Factory Branches
Topic: Huntington Park, California
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Huntington Park, California

While searching for photos/info about a 1990s restaurant called the Packard Grill all that I could find was this newspaper restaurant review of it: http://articles.latimes.com/1990-07-20/entertainment/ca-31_1_packard-grill . The location was a few miles north of downtown Los Angeles. Here's the inte...
by chpackard
Thu Jan 25, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Ask The Man Who Owns One
Topic: CENTURY OF THE (FORGOTTEN) CAR
Replies: 4
Views: 939

Re: CENTURY OF THE (FORGOTTEN) CAR

Based on clues in the original post, it looks like the 7-minute video can be seen here: http://carculture.tv/century-of-the-car-2/ It's free and doesn't appear to be spam. If you get a pop-up asking you to register just click past it. The video is well done. Packard is mentioned but I didn't see any...
by chpackard
Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Packard Ambulances, Hearses, Trucks & Commercial Vehicles
Topic: 1/20 scale Henney-Packard ambulance model from 1951
Replies: 1
Views: 1044

1/20 scale Henney-Packard ambulance model from 1951

Here is a link to a post describing the history of the AMT Corporation, the famous manufacturer of dealer promo models and plastic kits, that mentions an assembled toy/model with a clockwork motor: http://www.motorcities.org/Story/Remembering+the+early+days+of+the+AMT+corporation+1950s70s+br+By+Robe...
by chpackard
Sun May 08, 2016 6:36 pm
Forum: Dealerships & Factory Branches
Topic: North Hollywood Motors, Los Angeles, CA
Replies: 4
Views: 1567

Re: North Hollywood Motors, Los Angeles, CA

A little off topic, but it looks like the original 1939-era building is still there: https://www.google.com/maps/place/11128+W+Magnolia+Blvd,+Los+Angeles,+CA+91601/@34.1646555,-118.3756153,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x80c295f397b5581b:0x2ffa874ee22f0ac8!8m2!3d34.1646511!4d-118.3734213?hl=en Charles
by chpackard
Sun Oct 30, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: Dealerships & Factory Branches
Topic: Packard dealer, Claremont, CA
Replies: 7
Views: 2807

Re: Packard dealer, Claremont, CA

Thank you all for the compliments and for providing additional information. My source advises that his father recollects that it was a Packard dealer from 1935 to 1940. If anyone comes across period photos or more information, please be sure to post it here.
by chpackard
Wed Oct 26, 2011 7:06 pm
Forum: Dealerships & Factory Branches
Topic: Packard dealer, Claremont, CA
Replies: 7
Views: 2807

Packard dealer, Claremont, CA

Can anyone provide information about a Packard dealer in Claremont, CA, probably in the 1920s and 1930s? The address would be 319 First St., Claremont, CA 91711. This is a small city about 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. Here is the story behind my question: For my HO scale model railroad set...