Huskvarna, formerly known as Husqvarna, is a city in Sweden that lent its name to the well-established line of equipment, with the iconic orange chainsaws in the front line. While the garden tools made the name famous, the city has much more to offer. From colorful history as royal rifle manufacturers to its people, Huskvarna is full of interesting bits that are waiting to be explored. It's probably the reason why Evert Ardensson decided to document the city life back in the 1970s. And we're glad he did!

The photographer's gallery offers a unique look at the fashion, culture and society of the 70s in Huskvarna. So scroll down below to check the pictures out and don't forget to vote and comment on your favorites!

More info: Digital Museum 

#1

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Anna Malm
Community Member
1 year ago

It’s from the 60’s. It’s a Austin Healy Sprite. It’s my mother🙂

View More Replies...
View more comments
#2

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Nope
Community Member
1 year ago

They are absolutely adorable! The one on the lefty is cheeky.

View more comments
#3

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Corey Smith
Community Member
1 year ago

Is it just me, or does she look like she could be a relative of Scarlett Johansson?

View More Replies...
View more comments
#4

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 year ago

Renault R4 in the background, THE car of the 70s in France

View More Replies...
View more comments
#5

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Zenozenobee
Community Member
1 year ago

I think they're discovering the photos after development. I love my digital camera, I love that you have the pic right away, that you can immediatly take another photo if the first one is bad. But developing a forgotten film or discovering forgotten shots was wonderful too

View More Replies...
View more comments
#6

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
1 year ago

70's just like anywhere else in the world. That was the fashion in those days.

View more comments
#7

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

birdhouse
Community Member
1 year ago

What is that statue in the background??

View More Replies...
View more comments
#8

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Wynand
Community Member
1 year ago

A little chili outside...

View More Replies...
View more comments
#9

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

SashaAlexandra
Community Member
1 year ago

Used to paddle board before it was mainstream

View More Replies...
View more comments
#10

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

DEAN THORNE
Community Member
1 year ago

Swedish Starsky and Hutch

View More Replies...
View more comments
#11

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Nope
Community Member
1 year ago

Lil guy on the right is a boss.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#12

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tom McNamara
Community Member
1 year ago

God Jul = Merry X-mas

View more comments
#13

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Sarcastic Cow
Community Member
1 year ago

Girl with lovely mullet, Jude Law, empty wine bottle and underwear shop. Swedish surrealism. Don´t ask.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#14

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Aleksandra Kozłowska
Community Member
1 year ago

She is so adorable with those glasses

View More Replies...
View more comments
#15

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Ruth Beaty
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh dear, those "I just hit a growth spurt and have huge feet now" shoes.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#16

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Lady A
Community Member
1 year ago

These are the old photos I love, ones that show snippets of everyday things/life. Awesome!

View more comments
#17

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Night Owl
Community Member
1 year ago

Nice hair

View More Replies...
View more comments
#18

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Sarcastic Cow
Community Member
1 year ago

Is this the guys from ´outside underwear shop´ picture? Much prettier in profile.

View more comments
#19

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Nope
Community Member
1 year ago

Awesome looking bus. I wanna renovate it into a camper & tour Europe in it.

View more comments
#20

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Nope
Community Member
1 year ago

You just know the girls found the kid 2nd from the left dreamy.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#21

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Patrick McKemie
Community Member
1 year ago

Even at an early age, kids would only play against Gretzky if he had a handicap.

View more comments
#22

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Miss Cris
Community Member
1 year ago

I like these shadows of the photographer 😍

View more comments
#23

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Väinö-Oskari Astala
Community Member
1 year ago

My hovercraft is full of eels.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#24

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Nadja Lambacher
Community Member
1 year ago

The beacons are lit! Gondor is calling for aid!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#25

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

just a thought!
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks like the child doesn't trust the camera lol

View more comments
#26

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Suzi Gauthier
Community Member
1 year ago

And we wonder why teenagers started wearing their pants loose & halfway down their butts! It was overcorrection for this!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#27

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

MBZ MetalsmithArtist
Community Member
1 year ago

That guy has to be an Italian stonemason- called up from Italy to lay stones for some road construction job... I'd bet 10,000 lira LoL

View more comments
#28

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tim Sullivan
Community Member
1 year ago

I would be proud too.

View more comments
#29

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tim Sullivan
Community Member
1 year ago

C’mon, hurry up already!

View more comments
#30

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

J-A Laine
Community Member
1 year ago

That could've been me back in the 70's. 💛

View More Replies...
View more comments
#31

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Sarcastic Cow
Community Member
1 year ago

That´s look delicious!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#32

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

TC
Community Member
1 year ago

Can you hear that "crack" sound...?

View more comments
#33

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 year ago

Opel Rekord...

View More Replies...
View more comments
#34

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Martti Laurson
Community Member
1 year ago

Martin Clunes, Is that You?

View more comments
#35

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Malwa K-C
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks like Leslie Nielsen!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#36

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Curious Cat
Community Member
1 year ago

Gunter could never refuse a good blow.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#37

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Martti Laurson
Community Member
1 year ago

There was a time when Jeremy Clarkson was not famous. Just sain'

View more comments
#38

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Mishte Tine
Community Member
1 year ago

I love old Volvos. What I wouldn’t give to have another one

View more comments
#39

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tim Sullivan
Community Member
1 year ago

Fisk anyone?

View more comments
#40

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Git Johansson
Community Member
1 year ago

It's from Kroatorpet, still a popular café.

#41

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tim Sullivan
Community Member
1 year ago

I’m saving up for a Saab 99.

View more comments
#42

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tom McNamara
Community Member
1 year ago

Stängt = Closed

View more comments
#43

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

J-A Laine
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh it's the same couple from picture #10. :)

View More Replies...
View more comments
#44

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tim Sullivan
Community Member
1 year ago

Welcome to Husqvarna. I am the mayor, and these are the aldermen.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#45

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Hasse Pettersson
Community Member
1 year ago

Fina Gösta "Suden Karlsson. Bodde länge på Grännavägen 4 i Huskvarna. En fantastisk man. // Hasse

View more comments
#46

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tim Sullivan
Community Member
1 year ago

This one goes out to Inge.

View more comments
#47

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Chicago Kitty
Community Member
1 year ago

I never got the appeal of jumpsuits. Who wants to totally disrobe to go the bathroom?

View More Replies...
View more comments
#48

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tim Sullivan
Community Member
1 year ago

And when he gets close enough whack him with the cane and I’ll grab the camera.

View more comments
#49

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Ann Lindgren
Community Member
1 year ago

The third kid from the left is me. 😊

View more comments
#50

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tim Sullivan
Community Member
1 year ago

Work hard and apply yourself son and one day all of this will be mine.

View more comments
#51

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Lars Westin
Community Member
1 year ago

Husqvarna milkbar?

View more comments
#52

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Johnny Sagemar
Community Member
1 year ago

Känner igen alla, står själv som nr 3 från vänster.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#53

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

James Tai
Community Member
1 year ago

Camera Film have so much life those days. Great sharing. : )

View more comments
#54

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tom McNamara
Community Member
1 year ago

Traditional red painted house

View More Replies...
View more comments
#55

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

DEAN THORNE
Community Member
1 year ago

Run Dudley!

View more comments
#56

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Jennie L
Community Member
1 year ago

They're using an old mill stone as stairs??

View More Replies...
View more comments
#57

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Radka Kopecká
Community Member
1 year ago

The blonde guy looks like uncle Vernon :D

View More Replies...
View more comments
#58

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tom McNamara
Community Member
1 year ago

Candy kiosk. Läkerol are still going strong..

View More Replies...
View more comments
#59

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Yolanda Themptander
Community Member
1 year ago

Midsummer! Love you it!

View More Replies...
View more comments
See Also on Bored Panda
#60

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tom McNamara
Community Member
1 year ago

x-mas tree selling

View more comments
#61

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tom McNamara
Community Member
1 year ago

"Please show your bag to the cashier" it says on glass

View more comments
#62

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tim Sullivan
Community Member
1 year ago

I have four more just like these at home.

View more comments
#63

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Git Johansson
Community Member
1 year ago

"Luxor colour TV" it says on the window :-) I went to junior highschool in the building in the back :-)

View more comments
#64

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Lady A
Community Member
1 year ago

Cute girls.

View more comments
#65

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Tom McNamara
Community Member
1 year ago

Sådan herre sådan hund

View More Replies...
View more comments
#66

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

jamie1707
Community Member
1 year ago

I'd party with these guy too!

View more comments
#67

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Miss Cris
Community Member
1 year ago

Those baby chairs!

View more comments
#68

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Lars Westin
Community Member
1 year ago

Undrar vart daghemmen tog vägen, eller böt de namn, som rasbiologiska institutet gjorde...

View more comments
#69

Huskvarna 70s Photos

Evert Andersson Report

Lars Westin
Community Member
1 year ago

Vad är det som är fäskt i påsen?

View more comments
See Also on Bored Panda
#70

Huskvarna 70s Photos