The Jalopy Journal
That must be why they call it "the Roaring 20's"
Just pulling the chain of people who think they know what everyone should like is a good enough reason.
Back then we just called it skinny. That was back before everything was a disease or a disorder
Almond Joy's got nuts. Mounds don't
In those days, getting behind one of those, a motor home or a VW bus going over a mountain pass would ruin a nice drive.
That's not a dozer.
It's just a track laying Caterpillar tractor pulling what looks like a disc.
They work great on flat land too. Just ask any...
Or the President's Caddy might technically be laden with armor. No way those Caddys sat that low off the showroom floor. The skirts tell the story.
Advertisers in those days sure recognized the importance of the lowered look.
Most drawings and photos show the cars lowered.
I'm no expert on music, I like all kinds, but lyrics aside, (they aren't bad either) Streets of Bakersfield by Dwight Yokum and Buck owens has...
Today most people (AKA snow flakes) would all be home sitting on their thumbs navel gazing their "smart phone", bitching that someone else...
Karl Malden in a dress
It's easy to say what other people should do with broken up boards and likely no tools to work with.People in those times didn't look at...
When you have to spend all of your time grow'n and kill'n there's no time for straightening bent nails and scrounging up lumber for fix'n.
The whole house looks like shit.
I pulled a motor out of one of those once. We took it out through the bottom.
Don't ask why. It was more than 50 yrs ago.
I can see why it was abandoned. It looks like the lumber's all gone.
Disney Land Autopia
Go take you break Mack. I'll strap in the next two..
What, me worry?
I worked for Western Union Telegraph for about a year in 197?.
I was on a crew that only took down (solid) copper wire, rolled it up and loaded it...
A lot of people and businesses needing coal were glad he did... Thanks for that gramps.
It wasn't uncommon to see cars/trucks on the side of the...
And the jobs for the community. Unless they're all dead from the pollution of course.
I only remember the gym teachers were all believed to be lesbians...Not that there's anything wrong with that.
Some of you don't know what you're missing when you never experienced the likes of that Willys, front engine dragsters and anybody else...
Doing anything later?
Who wants to know?
When a woman has a nice pair of boots like that she's right to flaunt them.
Was it the camera or the film? Some photographs on Kodachrome film are amazing.
If you go thru this entire thread you can easily spot the photos...
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