The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.
1960 Lake Mead
"ZIP, you nasty brute, you!
Not now, I'm a little tied up!"
Zip the chimp is really quite the fashion plate of his era... I don't believe I've ever seen a chimp wearing shoes like that-- And those pants are a superb fit...
my daily drag racin' blog...
Interesting shot.The wagon appears to be a used up Model T.That Model A may have just seen the future!
Diana, I think I heard he was on his way to a "G.Q" cover
shoot when that photo was taken! Word.
What a tabloid-news day this is already. Sheesh! First ZIP
the Chimp (natty dresser, though he is) outs Howdy Doody,
one of childhood's iconic heroes . . .
then, THIS !!!
Pic originally posted by Mazooma
Actually (probably like every other HAMBer), I have
ALWAYS loved satire -- the poking-of-fun at any es-
tablishment or sacred cow (excuse me, Gary Larson!).
One of my favorites is good ol' "Uncle Tom" McCahill!
Besides dealing chuckles, Tom's digs and clever similes
could make or break a car model. One of my favorites
was when he described pressing the accelerator of a
new Buick as "like stepping on a wet sponge." LOL!!!
Hey, I know it's a photo thread, but if anybody has a favorite
"McCahillism," why not toss 'em in with you next photo(s)????
Auto icon Henry and his faithful, brilliant son, Edsel, in 1939.
Replica of Henry Ford's first car of 1896, what he called the Quadricycle.
The original two-cylinder Quad was the second gas-powered car to ply
the streets of Detroit, a few weeks after Charles Brady King's own car.
King actually assisted his friend Ford, and when Henry hit the bricks, his
car was three times faster than King's -- 15 mph! Henry sold his first Quad-
ricycle for $200, raising money to start his first company. Some place on
the HAMB, I remember seeing a sharp photo of Henry Ford's personal
secretary sitting in this replica Quadricycle and smiling broadly. I can't
find the pic now. Has anybody else seen that photo?
Henry in later years. Owning many farms, he
was something of an an advocate of healthful
diet, though he has his own original ideas about
the subject. I think that may be Harry Bennet,
his security chief, to Henry's right.
Looks like Henry II to me, I might be mistaken tho'.
I really like that "cheesecake" photo myself.
THANKS, Ron; I wasn't at all sure, so I worded as such.
Guys I am only on page 825 & am constantly amazed at the posts here, thank you all. I have a 58 Buick Limited Coupe & a 58 Lincoln Continental rag top & would LOVE to see any shots from way back when featuring these two cars on streets or better still in showrooms if you have any to post please??? Here's hoping. Cheers.
Wow! And isn't an Imperial Gallon smaller than a U.S. gallon?
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An Imperial gallon is 4 Liters or about 5 quarts, if my memories of high school math are correct.
One US Gallon is equal to 3.7 Liters according to what is on a standard Gallon gas can.
Don't believe what it says on wikipedia, they have it mixed up.
I must change my details - Gas has gone down recently & is now $9.78 a GALLON!!!! WE do have a slightly larger gallon yes.
Not the same but related.
Mark II prototype.
From the movie "Nati con la camicia" 1983
From "The Real McCoys" TV series, 1957-63
Her Majesty's transport 5 - 1958 Lincoln Continental Mark III by Michiel 2CV6, on Flickr
Oh man, thanks so much!! Lots of new ones to me! Appreciate it.
Her dad was an english teacher at Inglewood High School, Inglewood, Ca. in 1946----I was a Freshman that year!-----Don
So - Did he bring her in for "Show and Tell"?
The Art of Peter Driben (no relation to Frank)
GMC L-Universelle Truck, 1955
Cadillac Cyclone, 1959
more like 1964.
Wow! Makes me want to scan some of my pics & send them in. I love collecting old photos of gas stations & cars to hang in the garage. Brings back memories!
Surf Carnival Main Beach 1935
Surfers Paradise Beach in the sixties
Gold Coast - late 1950's/ early 1960's
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