“Hall-Dodds” Ford dealer in Texas. Detroit, MI. Photo by Joe Clark.
Just lovely .
What year ? .
I think this is Hall-Dodds Ford at 21500 Woodward Avenue, Ferndale, Michigan in 1947 or later. It is now the location of Suburban Ford.
I would 47 or 48. Because the 49, 50, and 51 Fords had basically the same bodies and didn’t have flowing fenders like the ones in the photograph.
Serene Beauty are the proper words
Snow and nighttime are both things that make for some really alluring photography. This one has both.
Hull-Dodds in Michigan, Hall-Dobbs in Texas.
Hope this is helpful- I believe the horizontal streaks in the middle-foreground are the lights of passing cars, the cars themselves not visible. In my experience for objects to be photographed, they must be either bright or persistent; the lights are bright, but the cars are not.
Now we know where Wal-Mart got their “We sell for less” motto.
A genuinely great shot! Though this scene predates this tune by at least fifteen years, I find this Peanuts Christmas song so appropriate for peaceful, wintery imagery like this.
“Charlie Brown! You’re the only person I know who can take a wonderful holiday like Christmas, and turn it into a problem! Maybe Lucy’s right. Of all the Charlie Browns in the the world, you’re the Charlie Browniest!” Linus van Pelt to Charlie Brown in “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (1965).
Thank you for the link .
Snow in Texas was and is a rare sight, the motivation for this otherwise ordinary night scene.
That is a fantastic photo!
It’s lovely – very ‘Christmassy’. There’s something very peaceful – reassuring, even – about the image.
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