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Picturing the Past 122: Ford MustangsPosted Friday, August 5, 2011, at 11:45 AM
1974 and 1964 Ford Mustangs on display at the showroom of Stewart-Potts Ford in April 1974. (T-G file photo)
Most people of all ages have either owned, ridden in or known someone who owns a Mustang. I was fortunate to own a midnight blue '65 fastback back in the early 1980s. Great car. It ended up going to someone in Manchester who supposedly turned it into a fake Shelby.
Here's a look at the Stewart-Potts Ford showroom in April 1974 -- the 10th anniversary of the Mustang and the first year of the smaller 1974-78 series. That looks like a Mustang Ghia on the left.
Quite a contrast to the convertible, which I remember as being red and on display, or at least kept at Stewart-Potts for years, probably well into the 1980s. Wonder who ended up with it when the dealership was sold to Clarence Lamb?
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David Melson is a copy editor and staff writer for the Times-Gazette.
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