Tag Archives: cars and car spotting

three blue cars

I was digging through my picture files and found three photos I’ve taken of interesting blue cars that don’t have much in common except for color.  Can you identify them? ( Hints: One is painted in its correct national racing … Continue reading

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winter passing

We may nave missed the latest blizzard, but no black car is at its best at the end of a Midwestern January.

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experimental

This post is experimental.  First, because Edison the Inventor (Kekionga’s Radio Whiz Bang!) put in a lot of hours of experimentation creating his Wonderful Propeller Phaeton. And second,  because I’m experimenting with downloading images for the blog straight from my … Continue reading

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alfa dreams

Others dream of Porsches or Aston Martins, but I’ve always wanted an Italian car. (I know, hardly practical, but hey, dream.)  Specifically,  I always wanted an Alfa Romeo. Perhaps a Montreal? Or maybe I need something a bit more modest, like … Continue reading

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tatra snaps

You saw its formal portrait yesterday, that silver Tatra 600 Tatraplan of 1950.  Here are a few snapshots of the same beautiful model.  Yes, it sports a bumper sticker, but don’t worry: “Jak se màš?” translates from the Czech* as … Continue reading

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from beautiful czechoslovakia

It may no longer technically exist, but Czechoslovakia was always known for industrial design.  Here’s one of that country’s most elegant products, residing now, with many of its compatriots, in that eclectic automotive wonderland we call the Lane Motor Museum. … Continue reading

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white van thirteen

We had a visit from a mysterious new automotive character today. Meet White Van Thirteen. WV13 is a tough guy who’s ready for any heavy duty transporter mission. Get in touch with him through a contact you meet behind the … Continue reading

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naming conventions

(Blogging tonight from a car stuck in traffic via a phone plugged in to its cigarette lighter.) Saw a car up on a lift today, with this nameplate on its trunklid.  There’s definitely a new character in a future story … Continue reading

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haiku (automotive)

Corvette transporter: Cars shrouded in white vinyl Like ghosts of sports cars. (Actually written in the actual car.  The third line took three tries.)

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the new double garage by night.

The new double garage works for its living in the last moments of dusk on a late autumn evening.  All the digital noise in the world in this deep crop from a small sensor/ low light shot, but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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