Saturday, January 23, 2021

Ford 1956 coupe

It is difficult to determine if this is a Fairlane or a Customline.

ford 1956 frontal
1956 Ford front and right side

Ford 1956 rear view
1956 Ford left side and rear

ford 1956 right side
1956 Ford full right

Dressed in black satin, this customized 1956 model year two door Ford coupe looks great.


Sunday, January 17, 2021

GMC yellow pickup

GMC yellow pickup in relaxed view 3d stereograph
GMC pickup truck in yellow

This cleanly customized all yellow early 1950s GMC pickup truck sits shining in the shade.

It is presented here as a relaxed view 3d stereograph.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Stray seed

Sidewalk crack plant
Thriving in a crack

A wayward seed found its way into a crack in the sidewalk.  Unmolested by passers-by, it grew to flower.

This sidewalk survivor was seen, as a youngster, in Grow in a crack :

By a fence
By a fence

Monday, January 4, 2021

Super glossy Oldsmobile

Oldsmobile - flames in front
MY OLDS with purple flames

Oldsmobile - dark green body
MY OLDS dark green body

This super glossy dark green 1950s Oldsmobile features purple flames on the front and an extensively louvered hood.

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Metallic blue and white

turquoise and white

A circa 1940s coupe sporting metallic blue and white is parked in the parking lot of the drive-in diner.

Saturday, December 26, 2020

Cherry blue Chevrolet

Cherry blue Chevrolet
Blue Chevrolet

A "cherry" blue 1950s Chevrolet arrives at the car show and get together.


Friday, December 18, 2020

Chevrolet jets

Chevrolet jet hood ornament
Chevrolet jet and "vee" logo hood ornamentation
Chevrolet jet hood ornament with coat of arms motif
Chevrolet jet and coat of arms hood ornamentation
Chevrolet used an eagle headed jet airplane as a hood ornament in the late 1950s.  Below that was the "vee" logo or the Chevrolet coat of arms.
The winglets on these "jets" predate the appearance of winglets on airplanes by several decades.