CARS AND BUSES on roads in Thiruananthapuram city 1950 -WHEN THERE WERE NO INDIAN MADE CARS-ALL WERE FROM ENGLAND ,AMERICA FRANCE A FEW GERMAN -ITALIAN ,NO JAPANESE ]

photos are of cars similar to the original cars in trivandrum

A typical taxi car everywhere in Travancore 1940-1950














Agra Road- Inse rippi tippi







1937 desoto (American) used as both private and taxi








1937 Opel (German) private cars

















1935 Opel car(German) used in driving school (attingal driving school car is still at attingal with the original owners)





1940 Plymouth car (American) used mainly as taxi










- TEL MALISH BOOT POLISH






1939 dodge(American) as taxi














TEL MALISH BOOT POLISH (1961)




1939 Chrysler car (American) van-used as taxi

[body made of wood ,yellow colour,mudguard of steel brown colour]








used mainly as taxis 1936 dodge car













1950 STUDEBAKER









1950 STUDEBAKER CAR(AMERICAN) WAS THE FIRST CAR TO MAKE THE LONG BOOT AND LONG BONNET CAR (older cars had no no long boot but only long bonnet)AND MARIKAR MOTORS SHOW ROOM AT TRIVANDRUM WAS THEIR AGENT ,and there was a crowd to see the new fashion in cars .

Aakhari Dao- Haye unki wo nigaahen







India 1952 'BABY HINDUSTAN' MODELLED ON ENGLISH CAR 'MORRIS MINOR' 1952.LATER HINDUSTAN COMPANY CAME OUT WITH HINDUSTAN LANDMASTER MODEL AND NOW HINDUSTAN AMBASSADOR CARS.THIS WAS THE FIRST INDIAN MADE CAR EVER



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CHEVROLET TRUCKS 1943 (AMERICAN) WERE DUMPED IN INDIA IN THOUSANDS BY AMERICAN SOLDIERS LEAVING INDIA AFTER 2 ND WORLD WAR









AUSTIN CARLTON MODEL WERE MAINLY USED AS TAXIS IN INTERIOR TOWNS OF TRAVANCORE










AUSTIN A 20 (BRITISH) MANY CARS OF THIS MODEL WAS IN TRIVANDRUM




















(FRENCH MADE) CITROEN

' CORD' CAR 1 CAR WAS THERE IN TRIVANDRUM(AMERICAN)





















CHRYSLER 1946 (AMERICAN)MAINLY USED BY RICH










1944 FORD JEEP(LEFT OVER MAINLY AFTER 2ND WORLD WAR)ALL SUCH WERE USED AS TAXIS TO TRAVEL FROM MUNDAKAYAM UP TO PEERMADE AND OTHER INACCESIBLE AREAS THERE
















taxi cars of 1950

Yehi To Hain Woh - Solva Saal [1958]







1946 FORD (MAINLY USED AS TAXI AT PALAYAM AND THAMPANOOR TAXI STANDS) AND FEW PRIVATE CARS ,ESPECIALLY MANORAMA EDITOR MAMMEN MAPPILA HAD ONE THIS (AMERICAN)















1946 WILLYX JEEP(BRITISH)
USED FOR TRAVEL TO MOUNTAINOUS REGIONS OF PEERMADE ETC ALSO AS TAXI














AUSTIN 1930(BRITISH) ALSO USED AS TAXIS IN INTERIOR TOWNS OF TRAVANCORE STATE















1948 MORRIS (BRITISH)















1947 HUMBER (BRITISH) WAS A RARE CAR















FORD ANGLIA CARS 1949 (AMERICAN)

AUSTIN A 40(BRITISH)




















CHEVROLET,FORD CARS MAINLY

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CADILLAC, CHEVROLET,FORD CARS (AMERICAN MADE)















Sun Le Dastan Yun Na Sata -FILM Passport


DODGE TRUCKS AND BUSES (AMERICAN MADE)














Sun sun zaalima


BED FORD BUSES AND TRUCKS (BRITISH MADE)


Kishore Kumar

preet na jane reet-yeha bhi to nahi hai

Aashiq Hoon Apne--RAFI


Chalti Ka Naam GaadI