to see a larger image of our 1955 Metropolitan
to see a 1955 American Motors commercial using the VDO
Click here to
learn about the Gee Bee
to visit Pooh Corner
Learn about the
- a classic car of the 1950s and 1960s. (We have a 1955
coupe, as shown to the left.) Nash
was a division of American Motors,
which sponsored Disney television programming in the 1950s. As the picture
at lower left shows, Disney characters showed their appreciation in TV
ads for American Motors. (This link requires the VDO video player,
available here.) You can learn
more from the Nash Car Club of America
and the Metropolitan
Owners Club of North America.
Since we're talking
about classic cars, visit The
Hepcat's Edsel Page to learn about the doomstruck Edsel automobile
(and hear an Edsel
jingle from 1958 in aiff format). The Hepcat also has lots of cool
1950s stuff for sale. Vintage
Car Ads has a large selection of magazine ads for classic cars, for
sale at bargain prices.
Classic 1950s road
transportation isn't limited to autos alone! Someday we'll own one of these
incredibly cute "teardrop"
In 1932, the fastest
airplane in the world was the Gee Bee Super Sportster. Today it's Caroline's
favorite airplane in the world. Read about the aircraft's history,
see a unique modern replica in
action at the Reno Air Races, and visit
the cockpit using QuickTime VR. If you don't have QuickTime VR, click
here. The Gee Bee is also
featured on a set of U. S. postage stamps entitled "Classic
American Aircraft" (click here for a picture
of these attractive stamps).
Check out one of
Caroline's abiding passions.
Learn about The
Ninety-Nines, the International Organization of Women Pilots.
Get the latest
news from Caroline's home town.
Visit the official
web site of the British Monarchy.
Visit a special
place in cyberspace for Winnie-the-Pooh and friends.
TESTIMONIAL --- There's a fantastic bed and breakfast in Big Bear,
California called Gold Mountain
Manor. Wonderful hospitality, a delightful setting, and a lovely and
historic building (Clark Gable and Carole Lombard went there on their honeymoon).
Check it out --- and if you decide to stay there, tell Bob and José
that you saw it on this page!
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