Sepia Saturday

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Women and cars, cars with character. I was just lamenting to a friend how cars seem to resemble each other and how there’s little variation. I’m saddened that the new version of the VW Bug is to be no more. So I’m looking for cars with charm and character.

College Parade

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Missouri

 

In a Model T

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State Library of Queensland, 1915

Small Car

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by phlubdar, 1950

Now I’d be worried about driving in a small car surrounded by so many SUVs.

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Cars & Trucks

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In London

Each week Cee of Cee’s Photography challenges bloggers with a fun prompt. This week we’re to share photos of cars or trucks. What photos will you share?

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In Chicago

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London

 

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Funny

My Dad got a new car on Friday. I always love the smell of new cars and it’s fun to see the new features and be in such a pristine vehicle.

What makes me laugh is there are all kinds of voice activated features, but they don’t exactly work right. So when I was getting my first ride, my father told the car to “Turn up the air conditioning.” and the car turned on the radio to a station in L.A. with a traffic report. Then Dad repeated his request and the car turned on the heating.

There are a few kinks.

Lamborghini Uber Ride?

YouTube has such serendipity. Somehow yesterday I ran across this video when a young man used his Lamborghini to give Uber rides. People were gobsmacked to say the least. I especially enjoyed is second ride.

Today I saw his more pedestrian/useful video on parallel parking.

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Sepia Saturday 454 : 26 January 2019

This week’s challenge inspired me to find images of old cars. Here’s what I found on Flickr Commons.

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Source SDASM Archives, 1920s

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Source: Fotoarkivet, n.d., a chocolate factory car

I was going to share some videos from Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” but now their only available on Netflix. It’s a shame. That show planted a bee in my bonnet to buy a vintage car.

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The Family Car : Unknown Subjects and Location (Isobel Wales Collection)

Sepia Saturday offers weekly prompts to inspire bloggers. This week the above photo inspired me to find car wash and old car photos.

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Deseronto Archives, 1976 | Flickr Commons

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Toy Car Factory circa 1909 | LLGCNLW, Flickr Commons

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Australia War Memorial, 1944 | Flickr Commons

 

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The prompt above made me search for photos of cars in cities. Cars of bygone days are so elegant and romantic, don’t you agree?

Landscape

US National Archives, Jamaica Beach, NY, 1973

Aren’t you glad that isn’t your car? 

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Internet Archives, Dodge Magazine ad, n.d.

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Missouri State Archives, 1924

1904 car

Internet Archives, 1904, ad

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