Tuesday, September 2, 2014

1954 Bedford TA trucks


1938 Soviet street sweeping van


'this transpress nz book looks good to take to bed'


Greek A-301 'World Class' series Alco DL500


One of 10 of this 1,800 hp, Co-Co type class introduced in 1962 of which the last unit was withdrawn in 1998.  Yes, it looks like a New South Wales 44 class.

More info here

1973 Chrysler Imperials


rickshaws in Shanghai, circa 1900


With a Jesuit mission on the left.

the world's most expensive car


This 1962 Ferrari GTO 250 Berlinetta was sold by Bonhams at auction last month for $US 38,115,000 including premium.  Naturally it has a story, details here.  Even so, the bidders and buyer clearly have more money than they know what to do with.

mixed train from Guaqui to La Paz, Bolivia, 1909


A metre gauge line built between 1902 and 1905. The loco was a 2-6-0 built by Baldwin in 1902, the road number is 2.

summer cycling

Good exercise and environmentally friendly... make the most of it.



the Blue Star Line's 'Ruahine' in the Panama Canal, 1950s


See earlier posts.