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Yep, There Really Was A “NYBERG” Car

The photos come from a posting on The Old Motor.com  These photos were taken in Asheville N.C. during 1914. The Old Motor.  I have known about “The Nyberg” for most of my life because my last name is NYBERG. we had some photos of the cars and fire engines and such around the house. The NYBERG, Read more…

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The NYBERG Car

I’ve known about the “Nyberg” cars for years, since I was a kid, but I would venture to guess that none of you reading this has probably ever heard of them. One writer describes the cars as popular, though not sure where, but I do think at least one of the models was rather stylish. Read more…

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The Baldwin Bridge is 100!

It’s not every day that a bridge gets to mark a 100th dedication celebration, but that’s the case with Old Saybrook’s~ Old Lyme’s Baldwin Bridge on August 24th, 2011. At the opening ceremony of this Connecticut bridge ten decades ago there was a parade of 500 decorated automobiles. According to the Old Saybrook Historical Society Read more…

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Richard Willard’s Love Affair With The Automobile

It’s hard to put down the camera when you’re around Richard Willard’s auto shop in Westbrook, Connecticut.  Every where you look, there’s a vintage car or a vintage sign, the kind of place you might see in a motion picture. Willard has had a life long love affair with the automobile and he turned his Read more…

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It’s A Car, No It’s A Boat!

From the time Teddy Olenski of Ansonia, Connecticut was 15 he’s been in love with cars. Fast forward some years and he now owns about 40 vintage vehicles, trucks and such in various conditions. In particular of interest to me is his 1962 cherry red Amphicar and his turquoise 1954 Nash Metropolitan. Oh be still Read more…

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LEGO’s Soren Torp Laursen

It’s his job to play with toys. For the last 23 years of Soren Torp Laursen’s adult life, he has worked for LEGO in various places around the world. Laursen is President at LEGO Systems, Inc. (Enfield, Connecticut) and Senior Vice President at LEGO Company. His business card is a LEGO man with movable arms Read more…

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I Say There Old Chap, Where Do I Park The MG?

Most things vintage catch my eye and so when I knew the 2nd Annual British Wheels on the Green in Madison, Connecticut was underway, I headed there with the camera, my youngest twin daughter, Katie took hers too, and off we went to capture yesteryear. It’s the craftsmanship that’s just so cool to see. Owners, Read more…

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