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01 Dec 2015

Driver Bill Bencker With Porsche 904

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This photo is another gem from the Loyd Sandgren collection. This is driver Bill Bencker, who drove for Brundage Motor Cars which later became Brumos with a rare Porsche 904. Just over 100 904′s were made specifically for racing in 1964-1965, Porsche’s first car with a fiberglass body. I wanted to know if there was more to learn [...]

23 Nov 2015

Dark and Foggy Night

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“Here is a picture of me standing in front of my 1957 Plymouth in a foggy night, with the headlights and streetlights on. This was on Laura and Waterfront, now where the landing is today.”  LS During a recent session of scanning images from Loyd Sandgren’s collection I came across this print that I didn’t [...]

16 Jul 2015

Mid-Century Modern Motel

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This image from the Loyd Sandgren collection has no information attached to the print and I can find no signage or address to help identify this 1950′s vintage Mid-Century modern motel but if this looks familiar to anyone, please share your knowledge. Despite the lack of information, the photo is too nice not to share. [...]

12 Mar 2014

Setzer’s On Florida Avenue And A Henry J

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“One of the super Setzer’s store.  It was located on Florida Avenue near Duval Street.  It was burned out during the race riot in the 60’s. Photo about 1952.”  LS Brothers Benjamin and Abraham Setzer arrived in Jacksonville in 1910 after fleeing Lithuania.  They started out in the Ice business and then started a lumber [...]

12 Mar 2013

West Bay Street Wide Angle

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“This is an extreme wide angle camera, 110 degrees.  Picture taken in front of Brown’s Camera Store, 118 West Bay St.  The Seminole Hotel, middle top.  About 1958.”  LS I don’t know exactly what camera Loyd Sandgren used for this shot.  I’ve seen the negatives and it was shot on 120 mm roll film.  My [...]

30 Apr 2012

Model With Porsche And Leopard Print Bathing Suit

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“A very attractive young lady at Jacksonville Beach, FL on a summer day in 1963.  As you can see we weren’t alone, lots of onlookers, the car isn’t bad either.” LS The Brumos car dealership is well represented in the collection of Loyd Sandgren’s work as well as attractive young ladies.  I don’t know if [...]

17 Feb 2012

Car Show

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Unidentified model atop a 1950′s vintage Pontiac at what looks like a car show.  I can’t figure out the location but I’m sure someone out there will recognize the distinctive tile work on the stairway.  Let me know if you figure it out. (Update)  Thank you to the Vintage Jacksonville fans who were quick to [...]

02 Sep 2011

Don’t Miss The Women Wrestlers

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“If you knew Jimmy Murdock you would know his old car that he would advertise all the events that he would promote in the 40′s, 50′s, 60′s and 70′s.” LS Miss Ella Phillips vs Miss Mars Bennett at the Arena at Main and Beaver Streets.  Best 2 out of 3 falls, 1 hour time limit.  [...]

17 Nov 2010

Nice Car

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1961 12 Hours of Sebring race.  With the help of Bill Warner, the Founder of The Amelia Island Concours D’Elegance we pieced together a little information about this particular car.  It is a Porsche RS61 driven by Bob Holbert and Roger Penske for Hubert Brundage/Brumos Racing of Jacksonville.  It finished 5th. overall in the race [...]

28 Oct 2010

It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time

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“Here is a scratching head Gene Klendinning. He had just taken apart the engine of his 1928 Rolls-Royce. He not only put it back, but it was better than new.  1957” LS

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About Photographer Loyd Sandgren

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