The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.
You've got to be kidding me!
How many years ago?
And is that why you now live in Oregon?!
love the Maine photos.
do you know where this place was?
Buick Wildcat,i think II....about 1956...still alive and well and last seen at Sloan Museum in Flint...this shot was a Popular Mechanics cover...
hope I haven't espoutesed excessively...concepts are kinda my thing!!
Thanks. Was wracking my head, knew the car but couldn't place it.
1956 Buick Centurion
You can see the roof lines and sculpted body lines that would be incorporated into the 1959 Buick LeSabre, I think.
That happened in about 1971. One year later, I moved to San Diego and came up here in 1990.
I've left this state several times, but I've always come back. I cannot explain it - I love Michigan more than almost anything.
But sometimes, the things that go on here just makes me shake my head. I know, bad stuff goes on everywhere, but MAN! - with so much beauty in this state, why is it that some folks just got to act up so?!
And truthfully, all the great pics I see on this thread of the Northwest, I sometimes wonderif I am the one that has lost my mind!
Film Noir classic "Pitfall" playing at the theater with Lizabeth Scott staring along side Powell.
This is where a lot of Oregonians take their out of state visitors quite often.
Less than half an hour drive from Portland.
can anyone confirm this maybe a General Motors Holden's FC or such?
Yes it is an FC Holden. I will contact Paul Kelly and he will know whose car it was.
could be a shot tower or a relief tower--we still have three of the latter in st. louis. once upon a time our water pressure came from pistons and without the towers to relieve the piston action, pipes would burst.
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