Category: Auto Repair

  • Victory Garage

    628 Kaighn Ave aka Earl Scheib’s Auto Paint Shop The history of the Victory Garage at 7th & Kaighn Avenue is a fascinating tale of business evolution. Established in 1923, it operated under the ownership of Edward Rosen by 1938 and through the late 1940s. Edward and his wife Belle resided at 1273 Magnolia Avenue…

  • Hoddell Garage

    Hoddell Garage

    323 Main Street, Camden, NJ William Frank Hoddell was born in Abbeydore, Herefordshire, England to James and Ann Hoddell on November 20, 1892. He came to America in 1912, joining his sister Sarah and brother John. When the 1920 census was taken, William F. Hoddell was living in Philadelphia at the home of his brother-in-law…

  • Camden Auto Radiator

    Camden Auto Radiator

    505-509 Arch Street, Camden, NJ Camden Auto Radiator was located at 505-509 Arch Street. Owned by Herman Z. Cutler, it was one of several auto repair establishments that operated on and just off of Arch Street in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Other shops included George’s Auto Service and the Cooperson Brothers auto body shop. The…