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Copyright Free Transportation Images

Copyright transportation images is a category that we hope will soon be full of a virtual journey through the history of transportation. At the moment, we have only two great modes of transportation covered and oddly enough they are more modern ones – a motorcycle and World War I era merchant ships. One’s a pair of examples of great advertising art the other is an example of trying to make things invisible – kinda ironic, don’t you think?

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Hot Air Balloon

National Hot Air Balloon Day – June 5th – the perfect day to share a vintage hot air balloon children’s book illustration from the Victorian era.

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Winter Sleigh Ride

A tradecard from 1910 used to sell blankets could easily have been a charming Christmas card. Winter sleigh ride shows a couple traveling at sunset.

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Biplane Drawing

Great vintage biplane drawing. Free transportation-related images can be tricky as they are not always out of copyright like this black and white gem is.

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Oakman Vehicle Drawing

This Oakman vehicle drawing dates back to 1900. It was a small and lightweight vehicle that was made in Massachusetts.

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Renault Voiturette Drawing

Great vintage transportation image featuring a Renault Voiturette Drawing from 1900.

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Early Transportation Lithograph

With a 1906 touring car and perhaps the Wright Brother’s famous Bi-plane, this colorful vintage transportation image is one of the best I’ve found.

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Excelsior Lightweight Motorcycle

This vintage motorcycle image is of a 1917 era Excelsior Lightweight from the Excelsior Motor Mfg. & Supply Company of Chicago.

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Oncoming Train

Vintage oncoming train image. It reminds me of more modern clip-art style images. With only 2 colors, it could easily be modified to your choice of colors.

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Vintage Motorcycles

This example of vintage advertising art from the early 20th century includes a pair of motorcycle images. One has been isolated and blown up for personal use.

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Dazzle Ship Art

Zen doodles on warships? Check out these fun “American Dazzle” ships, download some free vintage ship images and a ship’s outline to create your own art.

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