Very cool pictures.
Ironically, I just read that "Tex" Earnhardt passed in AZ today. I live in the same town as his son Hal and got to know Hal and his family over the years. Here are some pics of old AZ Ford dealerships, including the Earnhardts.
"Tex" was the youngest person to ever be awarded a Ford dealership in the country at the age of 20.
Here is a link to his bio
Tex became the youngest person to ever receive a Ford Franchise at 20 years old when he founded Earnhardt Ford in September 1951 in Chandler.www.12news.com