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HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH #13

In 1910 Portsmouth had half a dozen "milk dealers" providing fresh dairy products, likely from family farms. But no milkman, certainly, drove a more perfect delivery vehicle. This milk-white Buick roadster came in the ideal color. Yet the early bumpy roads combined with this sporty car, may have led to the delivery of a few well-churned bottles of butter.

 


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From HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH
Early Photographs from the Collections of Strawbery Banke
by James L. Garvin & Susan Grigg, Peter Randall Publisher
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