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Caution Optional » Blog Archive » Modern Mechanix - Yesterday’s Tomorrow, Today

Is the Modern Mechanix Blog perhaps the best blog ever? Maybe, maybe. It’s certainly one of the best justifications for the internet (after this blog and midget porn of course).

What I find so compelling about it is that not only does it document a time when the ‘anything is possible’ attitude prevailed, but does so through the rose colored glasses of the Modern Mechanics and Popular Science magazines, favorites of mine when I was but a wee lad.

And look, it even touches upon SoCal AutoClub road signs!

ACSC Sign Gypsies

There are literally hundreds (if not thousands) of pages from these magazines to be explored on this site. I am still busily (and happily) working my way towards the beginning. I suggest you start at the front page and work your way back from there. But here are a couple of highlights if you need further convincing:
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Anti-Adler, Ruleta Glasses

1934 Car Bling

And should you decide to use this to take pot-shots at him, you better be prepared to see these guys chasing you down.

NYC 2nd Ave. plans

And finally, the new SignalTraffic HQ:
New SignalTraffic Headquarters

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