Swancy's Auto Laundry: Car wash does work the hard way Don't look for automation at 88-year-old Swancy's

"It's sort of the last of the old-time car washes," said longtime customer Turner Woodard, an Indianapolis businessman and antique car collector. "You can just sit there, read the paper and watch your car get washed ... and dried by hand." No question, Swancy's is one-of-a-kind. It has been operating at 934 N. Senate Ave. since 1942. For 23 years before that, it was located on a long-vanished alley nearby. It has been owned by the same family for 88...

 

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