This Corvair was parked across the street from JoLa Cafe this morning.
IMG_1863Engine is in the back, of course. Six cylinder flathead.
IMG_1864Cars transport people to different places, but raising the hood of an old car transports the mind to a different time. Staring at the engine is like sitting by a campfire and staring into the flames – memories and imagination run freely.IMG_1866 There were two other old cars there. We next looked at this 1963 Corvair Turbo.IMG_1868 IMG_1869 IMG_1870 IMG_1871 IMG_1872 IMG_1873 IMG_1874 IMG_1875Behind the Corvairs was this unusual truck.
IMG_1876 IMG_1877 IMG_1879The beautiful details reflect simpler times.
IMG_1880Ralph Nader brought product safety to national attention. But it is nice to know that there are a few of these still on the road.


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