Eye

Eye

When I was a kid, I wanted a Mercedes. An old one. As I got older, I realized that while I might be able to find one cheap, maintaining a vintage car would be expensive. The car above was of the era of the curved Mercedes grill. The grill that made me want a that car....
Hood Ornament

Hood Ornament

Hell of an ornament on a sweet vintage Rolls Royce that was parallel-parked on the street. Somebody parallel parked it. On the street. Share...
Superwagon

Superwagon

If you grew up in the 1970s-early 1980s and your parents had a station wagon, there’s a good chance your dad thought of the car like this. Share...
Lincoln Mark V

Lincoln Mark V

This beauty was parked in front of the hotel as I was leaving Houston Sunday morning. The taxi pulled up about 10 seconds after I started shooting, but I couldn’t let this car just sit there without getting a few frames. Alternate title for this one: They...
Chasing the Past

Chasing the Past

I keep trying to capture my childhood memories in these images. This one gets close. Something about riding my bike downtown & sitting on a bench sipping a tiny Coke bottle or a Pepsi while the sun hinted at setting. I knew that if I wasn’t home by 8,...
LTD

LTD

The Ford LTD. Majestic. Here’s a brochure featuring The station wagon I mentioned in this post: I don’t recall if one of the station wagons was the Country Squire edition. It was an LTD, though. Straight ballin’. Looking at that boat of a car,...
Vintage Detroit Iron

Vintage Detroit Iron

Saw this car parked behind a suburban professional building in Salt Lake City. Weird juxtaposition of doctors, dentists and this incapacitated Ford LTD. * * * I grew up with two Ford station wagons; one right after another. We used them like covered trucks for my...