KLM has a great post over at their blog about Schiphol’s first 10 years with lots of photos of the early airport. It was done originally for Schiphol’s 100th anniversary in 2016, but they’ve reposted it as KLM begins its 100th year of operations on Oct. 7th.
I’m not waiting, I’m parked. Edinburgh, 1968. From Twitter and the excellent Picture This Scotland.
So it’s finally happened. I managed to get pulled over by the cops in Virginia. Surprisingly it wasn’t for speeding, but for the driver’s side stoplight not working. This is weird, because it’s an LED, and the marker lights are the same LED array (and work just fine). Take it home, and clean the connections, and it…
Time for some Aussie dad rock to reflect my current status. From their most excellent album Guilty Until Proven Insane.
Someone posted a few pictures from Glasgow’s Renfrew airport this morning on Twitter and figured some Oppos might be interested in learning about this amazing lost airport, which opened 8 years before the TWA terminal in 1954.
Burt Reynolds, star of Oppo favorites such as Smokey and the Bandit and Cannonball Run has passed away at the age of 82 in Florida.
Lego version of the Goddess - you can vote for this on Lego Ideas - if it gets 10,000 likes, they’ll more than likely make the set.
Hopefully Amagasaki Motor and Flavien got through Typhoon Jebi better than Kansai airport did, as a fuel tanker to brake loose and collided with the road and rail bridge linking the airport to the mainland, stranding 3,000. There is also extensive flooding at the airport (which is very close to sea level). Some…
Dad’s looking to replace his Verano with something newer. Anybody have experience with the North American Passats? Dealer near him is selling off 2018 Passat Trendlines (Canadian base models) they used as demos/loaners with the 2.0 TSI for 19K Canadian/14K US with less than 12,000kms (8,000 miles). They have a 4yr…
Ever dissappointed your Panther doesn’t have brocade inserts, gold badges and a split grill? Well RM Sotheby’s has a solution. Someone Edselized a 2008 Crown Vic, which is coming up under the hammer today at their Auburn auction! Loads of pics in the article below and at Sotheby’s. Estimate is 10-15K.
The Naked Gun is three decades old, and to celebrate, The Sporting News has put together a great article about the baseball portions of the film. Link below, and if kinja’d here.
Luckily the minty hardbody wasn’t up top. Apparently just happened on I-5 by Tacoma.
DC Oppos will have seen this mystery sign over the past 40 years - concealed since the 1970s. Yesterday DDOT took it down - it is actually a sign for the ill-fated I-695 South Leg. Only the section to Independence Avenue was completed, but it would have passed underground on the Virginia side of the Lincoln Memorial…
Sending this one out with love to all the “Henry Hills” around DC tonight.
Hearing rumblings that someone stole a Q400 at SeaTac, then crashed the aircraft. F-15s were scrambled. Article here with some details:
Citroen UK has a new site where they have 360 degree views of the inside and out of many of their historic models from the company’s founding to the present day. They’ve got histories on each car, brochures, early designs and advertising, plus sound clips.
RM Sotheby’s is auctioning off Pope John Paul IInd’s 1976 Escort this fall. Loads of pictures at auction listing:
Your national lands protect natural beauty, American history, natural resources and endangered animals like J-Body Cadillacs.