Category Archives: cars

Don’t bother knocking…

You know the rest of this saying and if you don’t, well, Google!  One day during my daily walk to the beach and pier I saw this line of vintage (when does something become vintage as compared to old by … Continue reading

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Sometimes I feel I’m the only cab on the road…

And at 6 in the morning on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland,  I believe he may have been. The traditional black taxis aren’t just black anymore but they are still very much out there  like this fellow here. There … Continue reading

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Mustang at High Street and Vine

Downtown Columbus, Ohio with me stopping (briefly) in the middle of the street. Teri  📷

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1978 Jeep Electruck

It had a cruising speed of 33-40 mph and a range of 29 miles.  While these are no longer in use (I think) the USPS is looking into bringing the concept back… but why? Teri  📷  

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Off to the races

In a Toyota Camry driven by Nascar driver, Martin Truex, in 2017 And a 1930 Oakland (replicated original) Indy racer car.  The very first V8 powered car to enter the Indy 500.    

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Keep on truckin’

Something new at the car show this year was an entire section of the convention center floor dedicated to test driving vehicles from these trucks to a group of electric cars.  The trucks here were the most popular vehicles people … Continue reading

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Columbus International Auto Show

Our first car show of the year was held a couple of weeks ago at the convention center downtown and while it was bigger than in past years due to the expansion of the floor space, I’ve come to the … Continue reading

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1967 Ford M151A1 MUTT (Military Utility Tactical Truck)

In 1951 the Ford Motor Company was awarded the contract to develop new 1/4 ton 4×4 trucks to replace the old M38 series of Jeeps.  They first saw service in the U.S. Army in 1960 with production ceasing in 1982. … Continue reading

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1943 Ford GPW

In July of 1941, after a grueling trial and design competition initially won by Bantam, Willys-Overland Company was awarded the contract to produce a light, cross country recon vehicle ultimately named The Jeep. By October 1941, it became apparent that … Continue reading

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You fill up the tank where???

As long as I can remember where you filled up with gasoline has always been in the same general area – on the side of the vehicle.  Wait! I have a vague memory of one car where the gas cap … Continue reading

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