Shot in Yelm, WA, January 25, 2012
Every time I see one of these in this kind of condition, a little part of my brain wonders if these were actually real. Could these big, bulbous, lumbering things actually move? The sad part is that I am old enough to remember seeing them under power from time to time (as older used cars).
This photo looks positively dystopian.
Looks good from here. Straight, shiny paint, no rot, chrome’s there…
Probably needs a tire inflated and a jump?
All the bits are there and this wouldn’t need much to get to “number three” or even “two” condition. Since the pic is from 2012, I wonder what happened to it? Hopefully it’s still prowling the earth as proudly as it did back in 1960, when Cadillac was indeed the “Standard of the World”.
So much better looking than the overdone (and overrated) 1959 models.
The 60 fins are not quite as big, and the front is a bit different, but the body is mostly the same as the 1959.
a plucked chicken
you may be right, but the 1959 is the icon, the 1960 is an afterthought
I always love posts featuring Ralf’s work. That picture says a thousand words.
Should wipe the camera lens, looks like that’s the major source of the unnatural decay appearance,
Should wipe the camera lens, looks like that’s the major source of the unnatural decay appearance.
Sorry, to me it just has an unrealistic fake look to it.
As if from the perspective of someone who’s never seen an actual aged car setting.
I was cut off before I was done posting. LoL
Looks like it just left the High-Test island, where all the glass was squeegeed sparkling clean.
Okay, I don’t get it. Eye of the beholder I guess. shrug
The photo will enlarge when clicked on or I think the one in the CC cohort will enlarge more. In any case the photo appears to have taken on a cloudy day. Possibly some enhancement was done or maybe a filter was used. The photo does not look quite right.
Looks like an image from ‘The Road’. Or Mt. St. Helens.
Or maybe a ‘Mad Max’ movie?
There was a time my Son, when dinosaurs roamed the earth.
I spy a ‘69 or ‘70 Plymouth fuselage wagon behind the Caddy. Probably a Sport Suburban with the wood grain panel trim.
Cool shot. Looks like a Studebaker pickup in the background too!
Another old Cadillac sedan I spotted near Humptulips, Washington. The photos were taken with an old digital camera I had at the time.
It had sat under the maples for quite a spell. The car was photographed before 1999, and the Montana plates on it were a few years expired. The next time I passed by there a couple of years later it was gone.
My birth year Cadillac.
If only there were one car today that spectacular.
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