Old Photos: Old Car Accident Photos – Vol 2

Old Photos: Old Car Accident Photos – Vol 2

Old Car Accident Photos from the 1900s to 1940s – Vol 2

Volume 2 of our Old car accidents photos series. These old car accidents show automobiles and trucks after the crash in their wrecked, mangled conditions. Cars in the 1900s to 1940s didn’t have the modern safety conveniences like airbags or even seat belts in many cases. These old car accident photos show the not-so-pretty side of automobiling in the early 1900s.

Be sure to check out our Old Car Accident Photos Vol 1 for more!

1946 Indianapolis 500 Crash

Mauri Rose - North Wall Crash - 1946 Indianapolis 500 Mauri Rose crashing into the North Wall at the 1946 Indianapolis 500. Sparks/fire coming from rear axle. (Loc.gov)


Old Car Accidents - Car Crashed Through Building - Coca-Cola Sign on Side - 1940s Old Car Accidents: Photo shows a mangled car that has crashed into/through a building – Coca-Cola sign on side – 1940s.


Traffic accident at 14th and Q Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C. - ca1920 Traffic accident at 14th and Q Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C. – ca1920. (Loc.gov)


Old Car Accidents - Men Pulling a Bloodied Woman from a Car Crash This old photo shows men pulling a bloodied woman from a car crash. Bus full of spectators in the background. (Loc.gov)


Automobile accident at Sixth and Walnut streets, Louisville, Kentucky, 1921 Automobile accident at Sixth and Walnut streets, Louisville, Kentucky – 1921. (UofL Archives)


Old Car Accident - ca1918-1920 Old car accident photo – ca1918-1920. Front wheel has been lost, back wheel damaged. (Loc.gov)


Camden Rodgers in an automobile accident in 1910 1910 photo of a single car accident from Colebrook, Ohio. Typewritten caption on front of this old automobile accident photo identifies the driver as Camden Rodgers. (OhioMemory.org)


Old Car Accidents – Bootleggers & Prohibition

Thrilling Chase Through Washington DC - Bootleggers Car Crash - ca1920-1930 A couple of bootleggers getting arrested by Capitol Police after their car crashed during a thrilling chase through some of the busiest streets in Washington, D.C. – Prohibition era, ca1920-1930. (Loc.gov)

Bootleggers - Remains of Borrowed Stutz After Crashing into Tree at High Speed - ca1920-1930 Photo shows remains of a “borrowed” Stutz Touring Car after crashing into a tree at 70 MPH. The bootlegger driver was killed and 50 gallons of corn liquor was confiscated and destroyed by police – ca1920-1930. (Loc.gov)


Old Car Crash Photos - Policeman Posing in Front of Crashed and Flipped Car - 1940s Old Car Crash Photos: Policeman Posing in Front of Crashed and Flipped Car – 1940s.


Automobile accident on U.S. 40 between Hagerstown and Cumberland, Maryland - 1936 Automobile accident on U.S. 40 between Hagerstown and Cumberland, Maryland – 1936. (Loc.gov)


Car versus Truck Crash on Findlay Street - Perrysburg, Ohio - 1940s Car versus truck crash in the 300 block of Findlay Street – Perrysburg, Ohio – 1940s. Water towers of Gendron Wheel Factory in the background. (OhioMemory.org)


Old Photos - 1940s Car Rear Ended by Big Truck Old Car Accident Photos: 1940s car rear-ended by big truck.


Want More Old Car Accident Photos?

Be sure to check out our Old Car Accident Photos Vol 1 for more of these cool old car crash photos!


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