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A trip to The Henry Ford Museum...

Discussion in 'General Off Topic Forums' started by luvvinvinyl, Jul 6, 2007.

  1. luvvinvinyl

    luvvinvinyl Lily! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    ...with Grumpy and the little grumplings. Here are a few pics:
    Clockwise, from top centre, Grumpy, Leah, Jake, Lauren
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    tentoze Twangophile

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    If he keeps dropping weight, he's going to end up only half grumpy.
     
  3. luvvinvinyl

    luvvinvinyl Lily! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    Here's a 1908 Stanley Steamer:
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    for Billfort, a 1963 Lotus 38:
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    ...and another view:
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  4. luvvinvinyl

    luvvinvinyl Lily! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    Here's something for THOR!

    A 1913 Thor Motorcycle:
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    The powerplant(?)
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    ...and a bit of info about it:
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  5. luvvinvinyl

    luvvinvinyl Lily! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    Everybody pile in!
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    Time for a train ride!
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    Leah, too cute for words, and the only one who would stand still for the camera.
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  6. luvvinvinyl

    luvvinvinyl Lily! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    The main draw for me was the "Rockstars, Cars and Guitars" exhibit. It was nice to be close to the cars, but the space was too cramped to get many pics. Here are a few. Let's start with a Detroit favourite:
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  7. luvvinvinyl

    luvvinvinyl Lily! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    Li'l Deuce Coupe

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    luvvinvinyl Lily! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    David Lee Roth's '51 DeSoto

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    luvvinvinyl Lily! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    Marilyn Manson's Continental

    A '73, I think. (Sandy G, can you help?)
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    and the hood ornament, up close:
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    luvvinvinyl Lily! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    Elton John's '48 Delahaye

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    and some info:
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    cabinover Dazed and Confused

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    Great pics Ernie!! Thank you.

    Dave, are those your kids? I didn't know you had such young ones.

    On the last day of my vacation and I sure wish there was a museum like that around here.
     
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  12. luvvinvinyl

    luvvinvinyl Lily! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    There were other cars in the exhibit, but the illumination consisted of moving spotlights, making photography difficult.

    There was far more than we could see in one day, and I will go back soon.

    Thanks to Dave, Lauren, Jake and Leah, for putting up with me tagging along on your outing. I had lots of fun.
     
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    Nice pics Ernie, thanks.

    Looks like an interesting museum, I'll have to get in to see it next time we're in Detroit.
     
  14. Sandy G

    Sandy G Spiteful Old Cuss Staff Member Moderator Subscriber

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    I'd give my EYETEETH to go there...
     
  15. hakaplan

    hakaplan Needs professional help

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    Super pics, Ernie! If I'm ever in that part of the woods, I'm definitely going there. And it's so bizarre...Grumpy doesn't look anything like his avatar. :scratch2:
     
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    Cool pics. :thmbsp: I've been there once before and hope to make it back again someday.
     

     

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  17. luvvinvinyl

    luvvinvinyl Lily! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    Thanks. There's lots to see, and the museum shares the grounds with Greenfield Village, filled with historic buildings, vehicles, carousel...
    Yes he does. I photoshopped the pics and put some guy's face in there.:D
     
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    Sandy G Spiteful Old Cuss Staff Member Moderator Subscriber

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    Grumpy is even BIGGER in person than he is in pictures. Trust me on this one. You jackasses would NEVER sass him if you'd see him in person...
     
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    Celt Peanut Head Staff Member Super Mod

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    Very nice. Thanks for sharing. :yes:
     
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    SPL db It's all about the music! Subscriber

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    Never grow tired of a 32 Ford... :drool:

    Scott
     

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