High: 41°F ~ Low: 19°F
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016
Picturing the Past 171: Stewart-Potts showroomPosted Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at 4:06 PM
Stewart-Potts Motors' showroom in spring 1978. (T-G file photo)
It's spring 1978, and they're showing one of the last full-size LTDs; 1978 was their last year. My parents had a similar '74 LTD; big bulky cars with weak brakes and fingertip-loose steering.
That's very much an old-style showroom compared to the big ones we see today. Look out the far-left big window and you'll see an old car repair shop, where the US Bank parking lot is today, and the back of the Dixie Hotel.
Picturing the Past is a regular feature of this blog. Reader submissions are welcome.
Showing comments in chronological order
[Show most recent comments first]
Respond to this blog
Posting a comment requires free registration:
David Melson is a copy editor and staff writer for the Times-Gazette.
Hot topicsPicturing the past 205: Floods
(15 ~ 11:08 AM, Oct 3)
Picturing the Past 34: Simon Warner's cafe
Picturing the Past 171: Stewart-Potts showroom
Picturing the Past 104: Cedar Grove School
Picturing the Past 110: Buggies hit the road