E L D O R A D O

E l d o r a d o

Gaily bedight, A gallant knight, In sunshine and in shadow, Had journeyed long, Singing a song, In search of Eldorado. But he grew old— This knight so bold— And o’er his heart a shadow— Fell as he found No spot of ground That looked like Eldorado. And, as his strength Failed him at length, He… Continue reading E L D O R A D O

Behind Each Great Car is a Great Driver: The Cars of Caracciola, Nuvolari, Moss and Ruby

Kevin Kelly driving the 1967 Ford MK IV. Great Drivers Demo Day. Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. Philadelphia, PA

  Celebrating Caracciola, Nuvolari, Moss, Ruby and their cars: 1934 MG K3 Magnette, which “drivers found a magnificent car to handle while viewers marveled at its grace. It was certainly the high point for the marque car known to make voiturettes rather than take-all-comers racer.” 1956 Maserati 300S, with “a spotty racing history that was however superior to… Continue reading Behind Each Great Car is a Great Driver: The Cars of Caracciola, Nuvolari, Moss and Ruby

Dropped Pianos

Dropped Pianos at Bureau Brothers Foundry The name, pictures and video were all inspired by Tim Hecker’s album: Dropped Pianos. Music played in the video is by Kimiko Ishizaka: The Open Goldberg Variations Bureau Brothers Foundry was built in North Philadelphia in the 1870s and was one of premier art foundries in the States.

American Beauty

1922 Ford Model T. Chesterwood Vintage Motorcar Festival. Stockbridge, MA

Chesterwood Vintage Motorcar Festival in Stockbridge, MA. One of the pictures in this collection was selected by FWA Photo editors as Photo of the day, August 12th 2014 http://www.fwaphoto.com/#/2014-08-12/

If this is too loud, you’re,probably, too old: Scantic Valley Antique Engine Show

This is my favorite sign of all times. It just says it all! Tip Of the hat...

If, like me, you have a passion for Internal Combustion Engines, then you must have heard of Scantic Valley Antique Engine Show held annually at Four Town Fair Grounds of Somers, CT. The show includes farming equipment(some of which goes back to the early 1900s), classic cars and all sorts of engines(rotary,two stroke, four stroke,..etc).… Continue reading If this is too loud, you’re,probably, too old: Scantic Valley Antique Engine Show