The Jalopy Journal
It bugs me how that first guy missed the lines when he parked and forced everyone afterwards to park crooked in their space.
The fins were just for aesthetics.
If they offered any advantage modern cars would have them instead of looking like a bar of soap.
You know that you are completely in the parking space when the chrome contacts the concrete.
This would give our OSHA guy an ulcer!
Oh well, at least her boots are steel-toe. ;)
Looks like your son is inventing the roll-over prone Suzuki Samurai in the top photo.
6 tires wide x 11 deep x 3 long at 25 pounds per tire.
By my "guestimate" he has about 5000 pounds of tires in the bed.
No wonder that right/rear...
These are terrifying!
well except one....
Enjoying family, reasonably good health, and my dog. I have no explanation for why life has been so good to me.
And before PCV systems cars just vented crankcase fumes to atmosphere
Early Seattle "regraded" many of the city's hills by fire hosing the soil down into Elliot Bay
Don't think this would fly today...
Agreed, late 40s doesn't add up.
Knucklehead engine so 1947 is the earliest possible for the bike. The Heinz 57 aspect of these was part of the...
Great read - thanks for writing this!
I'm a little younger than you, but very familiar with the areas you're talking about.
I worked at Harbor...
That looked familiar to me as well.
It is 819 Granville Street, Vancouver
Thank you for posting the photos of early New Westminster.
I grew up near there and it brings back a flood of memories looking at the old...
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