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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. Opening Day of the L.A. and Mt. Washington Railway Co. cable car ride up to Mount Washington, 1909
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  2. Pacific Coast Highway at Santa Monica Canyon, 1930's
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  3. Pacific Coast Highway at Chautauqua Boulevard, 1930's
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  4. Pacific Coast Highway at Castle Rock, 1930's
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  5. Santa Monica Boulevard at Western Avenue, 1924
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  6. Lockheed airplanes being loaded at Los Angeles Harbor, 1940
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  7. Unidentified plane-shaped gas station, 1930's
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  8. 8906 W. Pico, Los Angeles, 1930
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  9. Cahuenga Pass, July 1928
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  10. tommyd
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  11. Ghostcruiser
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    This appears to be a scene from the pilot episode of Jack Webb's television series "Adam-12".

    Rob
     
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  12. Santa Monica Boulevard looking west from Gower Street, Los Angeles, 1930
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    241 cu in Dodge Red Ram hemi? The 331-392's would have been too many cubes and especially too heavy for the car.
     
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    Bob Hirohata and the "Most famous Merc Custom in the World", built by the Barris Brothers.

    Hirohata was later a victim of an unsolved execution-style murder.
     
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  16. Not the same type of airplane. Still say it's a Ford Tri-motor.... Ford Tri-motor.jpg
     
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  17. The car might be a Mercedes - seriously expensive at the time.
     

  18. Off topic reply but the photo reminded me of something. In your steam loco photo, the train looks to be a heavily loaded freight so probably not going as fast as the car might be. As a contrast we were driving across France a couple of years ago in a little (French-built) Toyota rental - cruising at 130 kph (about 80 mph) and a passenger train passed us as if we were standing still. It appeared and was gone again in just a few seconds. I know the Eurostar that we went from London to Paris on was doing 285 kph (175+mph) most of the way.

    Lots of interesting stuff re old locos. Good to see the Big Boy steaming again.
     
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  19. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Abernathy_and_Temple_Abernathy
     
  20. Hell,they had to go that fast just to pass your screen name...
     
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  23. JD Miller
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    Even the name "Renault" sucked :confused: :eek:
     
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    It's still in business today and VERY popular around the Ia-Il Quad Cities.
     
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    Maybe the 1950's stuff But I'll take a 1906 GP Renault any day. Bob :)

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    Polished and flashy, but if you want a thrill, ride in the cab of a Baldwin 4-8-8-4.
     

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