Monday, February 27, 2017


Wellington Inn, Manchester, Old Shambles (1971)

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017


The Fiat-Stanguellinni 1200 Spider was a 1.2 liter OHV  (59 BHP) powered car that was shown at the 1957 Turin Auto Salon as well as the 1960 Buenos Aires Auto Salon.  It was equipped with two Weber carburetors, 4 speed manual, independent front suspension with coil springs, and four wheel hydraulic brakes.  Designed by Franco Scaglione.

This car will be offered at auction on March 11 by Sotheby's at their Amelia Island event.  It is expected to bring between $300-400,000.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

Tailored dog tux

Thanks to Billy Deville for this submission

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Curtiss-Wright Air Car

A failed hovercraft type vehicle from 1960.  Read a Road&Track article here, and watch a YouTube video here.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Old Russian

Assembled in 1938, this was the fastest Russian race car prior to World War II.  Additional information available here.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Elephant sweaters

Winters can be chilly in Northern India.  The Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Center decided to provide sweaters for their rescued elephants.  It takes about four weeks to knit a sweater. Read more about their efforts here.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Amiens Cathedral

Sandbags protect the interior space during World War 1.  Built in the 13th century Amiens is the tallest and largest Gothic cathedral in France.  Additional information available here.

Friday, February 10, 2017


It's February and it was 23F degrees.  This warning sign appeared overnight with no reasonable explanation.

Storm front

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017