May 19, 2017
Maybe you had to grow up in the Detroit area to hear boys yell that out when they saw a cool car. Probably they wouldn’t have yelled out at this one, though. I, however . . .
This entry was posted on May 19, 2017 by Linda Grashoff. It was filed under Built Environment, Cars, iridescence, Peeling Paint and was tagged with car, metallic, Oberlin, photography, reflector, rust, tire.
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Ah, the long-term effects of salt on steel! I know it well.
May 19, 2017 at 9:58 AM
But how often have you seen it looking this beautiful, Ken? 😉
May 19, 2017 at 10:25 AM
True, Linda. But only because it’s not my car.
May 19, 2017 at 2:40 PM
Uhh, yeah. I’m not ready for my car to look like this either. Point well taken.
May 19, 2017 at 2:46 PM
Apparently my car looked like that underneath, horrifying the innocent Washington car dealer who bought it in a trade – oh well, what do you expect from the northeast – or the midwest?
May 19, 2017 at 5:13 PM
I once worked, temporarily, with a woman who was born and raised in California who said, when she was asked it she would like to move to Ann Arbor permanently, “No! I don’t want my car to get all rusty!” That struck us midwestern coworkers as pretty funny.
May 19, 2017 at 8:41 PM