Monday, June 14, 2021

two into one at the tollgate doesn't go

1975 Opel Manta GT/E

Some specifications in the poster, more info here

1953 Daimler DE 36 O-scale model

This was the last year of the DE 36 model. "The DE 36 was the last Daimler Straight-Eight. Developed from the Thirty-Two V 4½, the DE 36's bore and stroke were, at 85.1 mm × 120.0 mm (3.35 in × 4.72 in), identical to those of the six-cylinder 27 hp (RAC) engine being used in the DE 27 limousine and DC 27 ambulance." (Wikipedia)

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Flxible New Look bus from 1959


tram at the Victoria Avenue/Taupo Quay intersection, Wanganui NZ, 1910s

Viewed from the bridge over the river which has since been rebuilt and widened although the decorative arches were kept. See earlier posts and our books.

1937 Rolls Royce 25/30

electric aeroplane

"The Pipistrel Alpha Electro is the first production electric aircraft in the world. Its electric motor directly drives the propeller – no fuel, no oil, no noise, and zero emissions."  

Hopefully the limitations of the distance the battery will last are carefully heeded.