Category Archives: Transportation

Pin Trading: Trading Around the World U.S. 66 Pin

I love a mystery. Oh sure, I could have asked all about it from the nice lady I bought this from, but what’s the fun in that? This is a very nice Route 66 shield pin from the Trading Around … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Super Stunt Plane Toy

Mattel strikes again with a great toy made for the younger set but still a lot of fun for us old guys! But more on that later. Although this is a Mickey Mouse Super Stunt Plane toy, it also features … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Horsing Around at Greenfield Village

It’s rare to see a horse, well… horsing around! Usually, they are standing still while eating or just wandering slowly about in a paddock. Recently I finally found a horse horsing around at Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford Museum … Continue reading

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Places: Paddington (Store) at Paddington Station

Paddington Station is a Central London railway terminus and London Underground station complex, located on Praed Street in the Paddington area. Dating back to at least 1838, the iconic junction has transcended transportation for one very small reason: Paddington Bear! The children’s book character Paddington Bear was named after the … Continue reading

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Hotwheels Classic Batman TV Series Batboat

DC Comics Batman has so many vehicles it’s hard to keep track of them all! I’ve already featured the famous Batcopter on this site. Now it’s time to transition from the air to the water with the Hotwheels Classic Batman … Continue reading

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Vintage JAGUAR Hood Ornament on Base

Jaguar’s business was founded as the Swallow Sidecar Company in 1922, originally making motorcycle sidecars before developing bodies for passenger cars. I believe the best styles of the classic Jaguar cars drove off the assembly lines between 1950 and the 1980s. Perhaps the most … Continue reading

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Alice Tait “All Aboard!” London Bus Pin Badge

A double-decker bus is a bus that has two levels or decks. They are used for mass transport in the United Kingdom and a few other countries, but are best known as the Red London Bus, or the AEC Routemaster. Open top buses are used mainly for … Continue reading

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Mickey & Minnie Windshield Auto-Shade

Mickey has owned many different vehicles over the years. From old jalopies to race cars, he’s driven them all! But what does he do when it’s time to park? Why, he uses a Mickey and Minnie windshield auto-shade, of course! … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Old Truck in Greenfield Village

I love visiting the Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI. There is always something interesting to photograph! Recently we attended the Old Car Festival and were delighted with all of the vintage vehicles on display. Most … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Chain Drive Transmission

Now that should get ‘er done! In the early days of automotive design and fabrication, things were more industrial. How something looked took a back seat to making it work as inexpensively as possible. And so, we have the fully … Continue reading

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