The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Hodad, Aug 25, 2009.
Hamilton, New Zealand
Doesn't exactly fit the theme, but it is a sign inspired by an old car advertisement. It is just too cool not to share. Franklin called this body style their "Speedster". They were fairly conservative.
British Columbia, Canada
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It's not anymore... I went through there last Friday and noticed it was gone, didn't see it in the parking lot either... Probably wasn't enough of it to save sadly...
My pictures of this one weren't that hot because I happened to drive past it after sunset, but I spotted this one in South Carolina last week. Luckily it's on Google.
Looks to be just a shell with some tin bondoed on to make the doors - a Plymouth maybe? Had an inline engine anyhow.
Quite a few vintage cars on the lot, and most of the same ones visible on Google were there last week, so probably doesn't sell much.
Damn, great thread!
Really cool thread. I'm surprised no one has posted this one yet- The chopped Merc that sits on top of Bert's Diner along Rt. 5 in Mechanicsville, MD. Used to go there with my father in his old '39 Chevy just about every Friday night when I was a kid, back before Bert sold the place and it was remodeled to the way it looks now.
heard it was taken down and being restored...?
anyone from Cincinnati , have a shot of the old max interior design building off Harrison, that has the lavender 57 chev thru the roof?
Cool ........ those were the days
In 1964, I was driving big rigs coast to coast, used to come west on 60,70, 80...
There was a truck stop called "Hungry Truck", somewhere East of Denver.
The proprieter was an ex trucker, had his old 'H' model Mack and 38 foot refer trailer supported 35 feet in the air, on three 12-inch dia. steel tubes. You could see it for a couple of miles...
They made a GREAT chicken fried steak.
My wife says: "Oh, you say that about ALL the truck stops!"
That reminds me, I passed on I-95 NB somewhere in NC or VA a sign for a truck repair shop that consisted of an International cabover and trailer, completely upside down and supported level, as their sign. I'm sure I could find that on Google Streetview but I don't remember exactly where I saw it. That said I'm thinking NC between exit 93 and the VA line.
I have been meaning to take this picture and add to this post for a few years now. We passed it on the way home from Christmas and I got a quick shot. It is encased in a nice layer of ice from the storm that darkened a lot of Maine Christmas trees.
Austin bantam, Fort Worth, TX. Wanted one ever since I first saw this sign as a kid. I'll try to go by and get a better pic
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This truck and UFO are parked at the Little A'le Inn in Rachel, NV.
This is about five miles outside the boundary of Area 51.
This is AB Chevrolet Parts in Kennedale TX.
CTC Auto Ranch in Denton TX.
Love all the new additions.. Thank you for sharing them. Happy New Year
Here one that man is doing great job at car show and at is place th'k
Saw this guy on US 127 just below Celina Ohio on the way back to the hotel after the Nascar trucks at Eldora. '56 Chevy, no glass in it though. Pic is from Google, was dark when I saw it.
Here are 3 from the Belleville area. The Mercedes van is in Belleville, the Dodge truck in Tweed, and the VW just north of Trenton, more or less within 30 miles of each other.
The above post is a bit messed up. I had a hell of a job getting it this good so, will leave well enough alone.
To recap: The Mercedes van is on the roof of a glass shop in Belleville, the VW in front of a body shop on the north side of Trenton, the Dodge truck in Tweed, all within 30 miles of each other more or less. I don't know why this area has so many but they do.
I didn't look through the whole thread to see if it's been posted already, but this sprinter is doing a perpetual endo by the side of the road just south of Lime Rock, CT:
spotted this one in North Carolina a few weeks ago
Sara's in Presque Isle right on Lake Erie. They used to have cars outside too. I'm not sure if they still do or not, I haven't been there in years.
white post auto museum in tappen b.c.
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