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Imperial wreck

Posted by
Charlotte Meryman (Williamsburg, MA, United States) on 18 January 2010 in Transportation and Portfolio.

This Chrysler Imperial Le Baron never ran in all the years my father owned it, but I iked to sit in it as a kid and play with the push-button gears and swiveling driver's seat. It was a mile long and had rear fins to die for. The 1971 model (not this one) made Time magazine's list of the 50 worst cars of all time.

Canon EOS REBEL T1i 1/50 second F/5.6 ISO 500 48 mm

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k@ from Paris, France

Copper-like tones, her beak half open, silver still shining chrome steel... An interesting close-up & face. I did the same (sat in) with the old Ford of my dad that stayed for rusting years in the garden too ;)

18 Jan 2010 10:17am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

A rather lovely study of rust and decay.

18 Jan 2010 11:27am

saeeda from Tehran, Iran

good colors and tone. interesting photo !

18 Jan 2010 3:06pm

Srujan Chennupati from Hyderabad, India

Lovely shot!

18 Jan 2010 5:24pm

Allan Clark from Dunedin, New Zealand

nice shot

18 Jan 2010 11:08pm

Chris Parr from Jefferson City, United States

Beautiful. Those old cars have such personality and each one has an "expression" of some sort on it's front. Wrecks like this make me wish I had the money and talent to restore them.

19 Jan 2010 2:39am

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

Your history is great and this old car deserves more respect doesn't it :) Particularly since you remember it so fondly. Well taken photo.. wish it was in better working condition. I love old cars.

19 Jan 2010 3:39am

Canon EOS REBEL T1i
1/50 second
F/5.6
ISO 500
48 mm

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