Timeless Photos of 1930's Car Crashes in Boston

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Some incredibly-captured car crashes from the early days of automobiles.

The 1930s were characterized by the fallout of The Great Depression and the onset of World War II. In a time before seatbelts and your ever-faithful iPhone application CarBuzz, Boston, Massachusetts, was a hotbed of automotive activity and, like any population enjoying the benefits of driving, there were plenty of crashes. Safety standards were virtually non-existant back then, and we can't imagine how hard it would be to fix these cars back then.

Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection
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Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection
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