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Packard Museum, Miami. Photo by Stephen Sessa for Ocean Color

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

About 10 years ago, I was very troubled by the growing divide in American culture between the Right and the Left. I was convinced that Americans believe in mostly the same values and appreciate mostly the same things about this country. So I set out to build a web site that would celebrate one thing we can all agree on and appreciate together: great American cars. Who doesn't love a 1929 Packard? The idea grew and became an interesting way to view American history… through the things we make. America has a 200-year history of making things. It has been our culture.

Now I am happy to be able to say that Ocean Color supports a worthwhile project I call American Tribute Online. It is a family of web sites that celebrate our American heritage and culture.
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Great American Cars .net

Classic cars from the early 1900's through the muscle era in the 1970's. Many great photos taken for this web site in Minnesota, West Virginia, and Florida. Visit site.
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Great American Car .com

A companion web site, this one features a number of specific car subjects, such as the significance of the Model T. Visit Site
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Great American Trains .com

Trains play a central role in the building of a great nation and the dawn of a modern age. The early 19th Century heroes of this story are particularly interesting. Visit Site
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Great American Tractors .com

In the late 19th Century, America opened up millions of acres of new farmland in the midwest. The need for better farming implements inspired two generations of brilliant and entrepreneurial engineers who built a great industry. Visit site.
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Great American Planes .com

When young men signed up to join the fight in 1942, America was way behind Germany and Japan in the machinery of war. Americans from all walks of life rolled up their sleeves and went to work. In the span of just over 3 years, they designed and built over half a million new planes. Visit site.
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Great American Ships .com

Prior to World War II, Americans had honored international treaties limiting the size and number of war ships. That ended on December 7, 1941, and the building of new ships over the next three years was a colossal endeavor, without which the Axis Powers might well have won the war. Visit site.
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Great American Crafts.com

Americans have a strong tradition of craftsmanship. This site celebrates the work of individuals whose devotion to craft is impressive. Visit site.
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