1949-1969

2First racing car 1948

Lyle's "hard top" 1937 Ford Coupe with Calvin "Full Race" Coolidge Camini of Ukiah Automotive Machine Shop, Ukiah, CA. 1949.


LT-front-1957

Front and back pieces by Bert Grimm, 22 Chestnut Place, Long Beach, CA. 1957, 1958.

LT-back-1957
Tattooing on 7th St. in 1960

Lyle tattooing at #30, 7th Street, San Francisco, CA. 1960.

Tattooing a butt 1959
16 Cedar Way (before)

Pumphouse of the former "Plunge", a bath house located on "The Pike", 16 Cedar Way, Long Beach, CA. circa 1956, converted into a  tattoo shop where Lyle Tuttle worked for Bert Grimm from 1956 to 1957.  For more history on the "The Pike", click on the photo above.

© Lyle Tuttle