Monday, July 28, 2014

Polish parcel transport theme stamps, 1979


traffic in Cathedral Square, Christchurch, late 1950s


Obviously well after the trams had ceased.  For more, see our books.

'how much longer do we have to wait for this train you want a picture of?'


A tribulation rail enthusiasts will likely have experienced.

1969 Italia IMX



Plus a hood ornament :-) Produced by Intermeccanica of Turin, and distributed by Genser Forman of New Jersey, the Torino, later named Italia, was a low production volume sports car of the late 1960s, with sales around the 100 to 120 cars per year level. These cars were Ford V8 powered, with Ford running gear. Presented at the 1969 Turin Automobile Show, was this modified Italia, which conformed to Italian requirements and added a few features such as a rear movable airfoil. It remained a prototype.

traffic in Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota circa 1900


1930 Cord L 29 4-door sedan


San Sebastian, Spain, car race poster, 1930


'a transpress nz book is a real help to study'


traffic in Berlin, 1936



A color film obviously intended for tourist promotion with an inevitable strong Nazi political propaganda component, but still a fascinating look at how it once was with trams, buses, S-Bahn trains and cars of the time.

The main building foccussd on that is no longer there is the Berliner Schloss (Palace) but recently it was decided to rebuild it in part. The new building will have the cubature of the former palace and include authentically reconstructed facades on three of the four sides of the building, whereas the interior will be modern. The building, under the name of Humboldtforum, is going to be finished sometime late this decade.

PCC trolley car stops outside Pier 23, San Francisco


One of the heritage streetcars on the Muni's F line, see earlier posts.