Monday, December 01, 2008

Some cool cars at the Salisbury House annual car show


The red rimmed buggy is a Sears, a different but similar one is below for a better look


the above is a 1923 Columbia


the above is a 1912 Little
http://www.pcaucr.org/site/page.jsp?pageid=196 and http://www.aroundtheworld.scotland.net/ for more about the rally
Around the World in 80 Days London to Beijing Motor Challenge sponsored by the Classic Rally Association, outfitted their 1949 Buick Super with eight-ply truck tires (normal car tires are four-ply) to prevent flat tires on the 20thousand mile journey in 2000. This is one of about 100 woody Super wagons that still exist. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3828/is_/ai_n8911630
This was one of 10 teams form America, but the only all American team of drivers and American car, to drive in the legendary Silk Road. Airlifted from China to Alaska, driven to New Jersey by way of northern states like Montana and Michigan, then flown to Morrocco for the finish. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F00EFDB163DF93BA15754C0A9669C8B63

A Bantam

http://www.salisburyhouse.org/aspx/photogallery/photogalleryphotos.aspx?albumid=10 For a gallery from the Salisbury House website about the car shows the host
http://www.fordmustang.us/gallery/v/CarShows/ is where I borrowed these photos from.

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