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Maysville,Kentucky
2nd and Market, Maysville, Circa 1906
You're looking east on West 2nd.
That's Maysville's Mayor Tom Russell at the wheel, for sure.  We've also read that this was the very first car in Kentucky.  Maybe . . .

1907 flood

Maysville Ice Delivery Truck
Thought to be a Walker Electric Truck (Wikipedia)
From a Facebook post by Tony McFarland

 

Maysville,Kentucky Domino's
Standard Oil Station, at the foot of the Bridge, Tom Moran, proprietor.
(With a 1949 Studebaker on the left)
(from a Facebook post by Bob Chamblin)

 

Lykins

Jimmy Lykins Service Station, The Right Spot
carved out of the corner of the Home Tobacco Warehouse,
Lexington and Forest
from the left, Jay Applegate, Holman Hamm, and James Hiatt

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Eugene Pyles and Son
Service Station, On
US 68, 7 miles from
 Maysville
East Side Auto Service,
 circa 1930
a.k.a. B & R Radio

 

Farkley's

Farley Motor Company

William Farley owned a Kaiser-Frazer Automobile (Wikipedia) dealership after WWII on West Third. Earlier, the Farley Motor Co., on East Second Street, was a trucking company, among other things hauling tin plate for the Carnation plant from the barge to the plant, on trucks with chain drive, and solid rubber tires.

 

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Clark Motor Company
Ford Dealer
Keith and Keith Motor Car Company
Buick, Marquette and Oldsmobile
28 & 29 E. Second Street
Auto Inn
“In the center of the business
district on routes 68 and 10”

 

Kirk

Kirk Hupmobile Dealership at 208 Sutton.
From a Facebook post by Lisa Collins

 

Crest Oil Crest Oil
  Same spot, on Limestone by the High School. On the left, is Ken Downing at Crest Oil, and on the right is Emerson “Buster” Atherton. From Facebook posts by Ron Bailey, left, and Steve Atherton.

 

Gibson's

Gibson Motor Sales
Later, Tolle Brothers.
From a Facebook post by Ron Bailey

 

Thirty one cents Car Wash
Spur Station, later a Gulf Station, 1969.
Average wage in Kentucky in 1969 was $6,537.
from a Facebook post by Ron Bailey
Colonel George Bowers' Talk of
the Town Car Wash, Flemingsburg
Road at Lexington Street
from a Facebook post by Ron Bailey

 

Maysville,Kentucky  

Franklin Motors
“Pontiac, Buick, Cadillac, and GMC Trucks
2 miles south of Maysville on Rt. 68
We have the sharpest used cars in the state of Kentucky and Southern Ohio
(See us before you buy for a good deal)”
 

Buckley Autos Calvert's Maysville,Kentucky Maysville,Kentucky
Before it was Calvert's, it was Buckley's from a Facebook post by John Henderson Calvert Motors, with a 1967 Dodge Coronet 500. That's Bill Calvert in the background from a Lisa Collins post of Facebook Calvert and Buckley
Hupmobile and Dodge Brothers Cars
Calvert Motor Company, Maysville Dodge & Plymouth
Read more about Calvert & Buckley here. And we note in passing that the sign on it says “Mayall & Calvert, Funeral Directors.”

Fishin'

Gibson Chevrolet, in flood (1913? 1937?) Later, Queen's Chevrolet
From a Facebook post by John Harmon

frill

Gibson Chevrolet The Limestone Motor Car Company Maysville Auto Company, Oakland Automobiles

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