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Fiesta Parade …

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This photo of the Fiesta Parade interests me because it is a good view of Palafox Street looking south.  You see Muldon Motor Company and next to it was Son Motors and you have the San Carlos off in the distance.  I am not sure of the year, but I would imagine it to be in the 50’s sometime.  The float pictured must have been sponsored by ” Coca-Cola ” since you it on the back of the plane on the after-burner.  One thing you can say about Pensacola is that everyone always turned out for the parades … then and now!  Thanks for looking …

Written by Frank Hardy

September 8, 2011 at 6:08 pm

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  1. Hello there,love looking at your old photographs…I am a collector of old memorabilia from the 1950`s-1960`s and have followed this passion of mine for 38 years now.I am just trying to preserve an era and have all of my things on display in my home.I am always interested in unique photos.I would gladly pay for the above photo of the “Fiesta Parade” and possibly others as I search your site.Thanks so much for sharing these,regards, Brent Maddox

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    Brent Maddox

    August 20, 2012 at 8:57 am

    • Brent … Email me later and I can tell you what I can do. I am planning on selling these prints at some time in the future … I just do not know when. Like I said, contact me through my email and I will be happy to talk to you. Thanks … Frank

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      Frank Hardy

      August 20, 2012 at 4:30 pm

      • Frank,

        I am restoring a 1967 Mustang sold new at Muldon Motors. Do you have any other pictures showing this business, or information on it?

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        Tom Hillmann

        March 26, 2013 at 2:59 pm

      • All I have is what I have posted so far. I do not have anything of just the building itself. You can check with the Pensacola Historical Society in downtown Pensacola. They might have a folder dedicated to just Muldon Motors with photos, ads, etc. Jackie down at PHS is very helpful and knowledgeable, so ask for her and she could tell you what they have. Good luck on your project and thanks for looking … Frank

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        Frank Hardy

        March 29, 2013 at 10:30 am

  2. I don’t remember Cox but my dad, Johnny Hensarling, worked at Muldon Motors in the 50’s. He then moved over to Pensacola Buggy Works. Would love to see a pic of the old P.B.W.

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    Dianne Hensarling

    August 20, 2012 at 7:49 am

    • Thanks for the commment … I have not run across anything of the Buggy Works except of the aerials and a few from a distance. But something might pop up later … Thanks, Frank

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      Frank Hardy

      August 20, 2012 at 4:35 pm


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