Saturday, January 31, 2015

Trick for sure

This caught my eye today when I dropped in on justacarguy 

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Mail car

This car was one of a trio of similar cars I posted about in June, 2013(click here for that post).

It is currently at auction on eBay and there is goodly amount of information/history on the car that makes for an interesting read.  See the eBay listing here.

Edit:  The winning bid on this mail hauler was $32,900.

Moving day

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Street art

This mural near the Place Royale in Quebec City depicts the history of the city.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Saint Michel d'Aiguilhe (France)

Built in 962 on a 280 foot tall volcanic formation.  Reaching the chapel requires climbing 268 steps. It was built to celebrate the return from the pilgrimage of Saint James.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Meet me at the corner

This intersection is located in Butler County, Ohio.  People steal the street signs at this corner on a regular basis.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Motorcycle recycle

Old trees

Beth Moon is a San Francisco photographer that spent fourteen years looking for the Earth's oldest trees.  She has a book titled Ancient Trees: Portraits of Time.  You can see additional images from the book here.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Happy Birthday Elvis

Had he still been alive Elvis would have been 80 today.  SachsMediaGroup worked with Phojoe to create the page "Rock and Roll Heaven" that has a gallery of deceased rock and rollers with images of what they might have looked like today.  Check it out here.

Have a nice day

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Monday, January 5, 2015

Strangler Fig

The inner laced branch "Spider's Web" tree in a park in Nanning, Guangxi, China

Sunday, January 4, 2015


The Japanese got involved with decorating their trucks back in the 70's.  Read more about decorated trucks here.  See more images of these trucks at StrangerBlog.


Saturday, January 3, 2015

Volugrafo Bimbo 46

Apparently produced by Fiat in 1946.  Immediately following WW2 it provided a source of transportation without investing a lot of money.  It was fitted with a 125cc four stroke engine and was chain driven.  Based on a YouTube video it was kicked started from the driver's seat. Additional images are here.

Rotary snowplow

Built in 1899 and retired in 1964.  It was restored in 1995 and still sees occasional use on the White Pass and Yukon Line Railroad, Skagway, Alaska.