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60 Years Behind the Wheel The Cars We Drove in Canada, 1900-1960

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ISBN-10: 1550024655

ISBN-13: 9781550024654

Edition: 2003

Authors: Bill Sherk, Mike Filey

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List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 10/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 10.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Bill Sherk is one of Canada's leading authorities on old automobiles. He is a feature writer for "Old Autos" newspaper and the recipient of an "Outstanding" award from the Antique Automobile Club of America for his work as a Canadian automobile historian. In 23, Dundurn Press published his bestselling illustrated book, "6 Years Behind the Wheel: The Cars We Drove in Canada, 19-196".

Foreword
Introduction
"Look, Ma! No Steering Wheel!"
Winton Runabout, Toronto, circa 1904
Cadillac Truck, Toronto, circa 1906
Breakdown Near Sarnia, circa 1908
Engineless Car, Leamington, circa 1908
Born to Sell Newspapers, circa 1909
Fred Foster's 1908 McLaughlin
"Why Not Own an Automobile?" 1909
Instant Grandstand, Weston, 1910
More Cars than Horses, Toronto, 1910
Two-car Garage, Leamington, 1912
Motorcycles and Sidecars, Toronto, circa 1912
New Model T Touring, 1912
1912 Model T Touring, Leamington, 1939
Russell Torpedo, Toronto, circa 1911
Car and Trailer, Leamington, 1913
Cadillac with Horses and Chickens
Before Traffic Lights, circa 1914
McLaughlin Touring, Charlottetown, circa 1914
Grandfather's Centre-door T, 1926
Ian Marr's Rockne Convertible, 1944
Toronto Water Works Trucks, 1914
Car Loses Wheel, circa 1914
Licensed As a Car, 1914
On His Majesty's Service, circa 1915
Canadians Celebrate Armistice Day, 1918
Hauling Telephone Poles, British Columbia, circa 1920
Press and Movie Photogs, 1919
Going Nowhere Fast, 1920
Railway Station, Ayton, circa 1920
Licensed As a Motorcycle, 1922
"Buy Your Tires Here!" 1921
"Slow Down and Live" 1922
"Toronto Welcomes You" 1924
Repair Garage, Beeton, 1925
"Your Money Is Safe in Here" 1925
Camping at Point Pelee National Park, 1925
1927 Model T Roadster, Pelee Island, 1927
"Where's My Car?" 1926
Emancipated Woman Driving Studebaker Roadster, Alberta, circa 1926
GM Expands its Line of Cars
Visitors to Canada, circa 1928
Top-down Motoring, 1929
Did This Car Get a Parking Ticket? circa 1930
After a Snowstorm, 1929
Repair Garage, Toronto, circa 1930
Model A Fords in Family Album
Downtown Traffic, Toronto, 1929
A New Brunswick Model A
Car Races Train and Wins, Quebec, circa 1930
New Car Dealership, Toronto, 1931
Barney Oldfield Comes to Toronto, 1931
Remember Tree-lined Streets?
Model T Coupe, Manitoba, 1932
Ivor Pascoe's Model A Ford
Styling in Search of Sales
Glen Ubelacker's 1932 Oldsmobile Convertible, Wasaga Beach, circa 1941
Author with Glen Ubelacker
Car Wash, Toronto, 1933
Nova Scotia Snowstorm, 1934
1934 Ford Deluxe Sedan Delivery
No Grease Pit Here, Quebec, 1934
Goodyear and Hupmobile, 1934
Springtime on Bay Street, Toronto, 1935
The Innocents Went West
Downtown Traffic, 1935
1934 Pontiac, 1936
A Tale of Two Running Boards
Harry Weale's 1935 Oldsmobile
Kent Weale's First Car
Manitoba Farm, circa 1936
Fraser Canyon Road, British Columbia
On the Road in Quebec, circa 1938
Durant Roadster on Fishing Trip, 1937
Long Live the King! 1937
British Columbia Convertible
Loaded with Extras
Side-opening Hood on 1937 Buick
"Alligator" Hood on 1937 Ford Coupe
Aunt Constance and Her 1938 Graham
Ron Morgan's 1938 Graham
Winter Snow and Slush, 1939
Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, 1939
Checking Under the Hood
Plymouth Introduces Power Top for Convertible, 1939
War Hero Rides in 1939 Plymouth Convertible
McLaughlin-Buick Convertible, 1940
Bathing Beauty on 1940 Mercury
Dick Riley's 1940 LaSalle Convertible
Directing Traffic at Sunnyside, early 1940s
Young Couple in 1939 Mercury Convertible, Quebec
Calgary Service Station, circa 1941
Bob Chapman's 1931 Chrysler Roadster, Toronto, 1941
Bus Service for War Workers
Customized 1936 Ford Roadster, 1942
Alex Horen's 1932 Ford, Windsor, 1943
Alex Horen's 1921 Gray-Dort Touring, circa 1958
Hauling Coal in a Rumble Seat, 1945
Blonde Pushes Truck Uphill, 1945
Free Parking at King and Parliament, 1946
Tractor Out to Pasture, 1946
Trunk or Rumble Seat? 1946
Danforth Used Car Alley, Toronto, 1946
Spinning its Tires on Avenue Road Hill, 1947
"We've Been Everywhere!"
Wash This Car!
Sitting on a 1947 or '48 Buick
New 1949 Monarch, Leamington
"Step-down" Hudson, Novar, 1949
Saskatchewan Youth Buys First Car
1949 Triumph 2000 Roadster, Toronto, 1956
Jim Featherstone's 1941 Plymouth
Janet Reder on 1941 Dodge
Not the Better Way, 1952
Manitoba Adventures with a 1938 Plymouth, 1952
1928 Chevrolet Roadster, Carlisle, 1953
1953 Chevrolet Convertible, Kingsville, 1954
Thorncrest Ford-Monarch Dealership, Toronto, 1953
Bob Downey's 1956 Meteor Convertible
Ontario Automobile Dealership, Toronto, 1953
1947 Ford Sportsman, Quebec, 1954
1954 Meteor "Niagara" Convertible
Canada's Answer to James Dean, circa 1954
Norm Lightfoot and Friends
Three Fellows in a Nash Metropolitan
1952 Pontiac Hardtop, 1955
1949 Pontiac in 1956
1949 DeSoto from Alberta
1957 DeSoto Convertible, 1958
White Rose Gas Station, Blytheswood
B-A Service Station, Toronto Area, late 1950s
Bringing Home the Groceries, 1958
Hungry for Horsepower, 1959
New Brunswick Memories
Ten-year Drop in Price to 1960
1931 Chrysler for $30
Ron Fawcett with Two Model T Fords
Customized 1960 Meteor Convertible at Autorama, Toronto, 1960
Mike McGill and the Etobi-Cams
Unusual Engine Swap
Rust in Peace ...
Photo from Bob Kirk's Family Album
Calling all Cars
Special Thanks
Notes