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Old 21st May 2015, 16:14   #3451
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I think the Himalaya House building is still around?
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I think the Himalaya House building is still around?
There is a Himalaya House near Crawford market (opposite JJ School of Architecture). Today, it's quite a nondescript structure and for the life of me, I cannot tell if this is the same. Maybe it is. The lines in the background could be the overhead rail lines.
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Photo of Dodge showroom at Hughes road, Mumbai. Can't date it (probably 1940s), maybe someone can tell from the models on display.
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Today, it's quite a nondescript structure and for the life of me, I cannot tell if this is the same. Maybe it is. The lines in the background could be the overhead rail lines.
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A Ford (Prefect ?) in Gorakhpur, U.P
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Sharing from the Facebook group, Bygone Bangalore.
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" US President Herbert Hoover at the Bangalore Palace. May 01, 1946. Mysore Residences.
By Margaret Bourke-White.
The Life Picture Collection. "

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" A pic from Bangalore Palace display. "


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The Rolls Royce "MYSORE-3" is the Silver Ghost chassis 57YB. Taken during Viceroy Irwin's visit to Mysore.

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This is probably somewhere in Indonesia (Sumatra, Java, Borneo)

Who said Topolinos couldn't hunt with the best ?

The cat(s) that lost the cat & "mouse" game

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Travancore,
I am guessing that Topolino is a 30s car and the only European colony that issued B in the 1930s was Bengal. Brunei was issuing B in the 1960s, Malaysia never had B but Sarawak had B in the early 1970s and in Indonesia, Jakarta only issued B from 1917 to 1920.
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Picture credits- http://www.prajavani.net/ and TL Ramaswamy

Kumara Krupa guesthouse, 1972.

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" These were taken from my uncle (Dr V M Ghatage)'s album that was presented to him on retirement from HAL, Bangalore. "

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" ... I dug into my dad's treasure chest of photos and found these pictures. These are race enthusiast who raced at sholavaram race track in the 60s. All the motor cycles were prepared for the races at Manx motors in Jayanagar , The whole cost was sponsored by Madras Motors pvt ltd . This group won two races in the crusdader and also 50 cc Yamaha. "



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Thanks to all the gentlemen who helped identifying the car. I am grateful. The picture is one of my grandfathers, he's on the far left

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Calcutta, 1970's
Even then there was garbage on the road, the so called intellectuals city. The fiat is a Super select and looks pristine.
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The fiat is a Super select and looks pristine.
But surely that's a Select? Judging by the person's hand, there doesn't seem to be a quarter glass; at least I can't spot one. And, then there's the fuel filler cap!

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Even then there was garbage on the road, the so called intellectuals city. The fiat is a Super select and looks pristine.
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But surely that's a Select? Judging by the person's hand, there doesn't seem to be a quarter glass; at least I can't spot one. And, then there's the fuel filler cap!
Definitely a Select as nobody would convert the recessed fuel filler with flap to the earlier type that stuck out (twas infact the other way round mostly! :P) but it seems to have been fitted with Super-select side-pattis. Maybe the owner thought of 'upgrading' his car (like how many 1100Ds were fitted with padmini parts by owners!) then!
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