single frame: Plymouth 8

Plymouth 8

Plymouth 8
Pentax ME, 50mm f/1.4 SMC Pentax-M
Kodak T-Max 400
2015

As I made digital photos of the cars at the Mecum auction each year, I always photographed the card in the windshield that told the car’s make, model, and year. But I did it with my digital cameras, not my film cameras — why waste the film on those cards? But then when the negatives and scans came back from the processor, I sometimes couldn’t match the photo to the car it came from.

This is one of those times. Clearly, this is from a Plymouth, and it had a V-8 engine. That’s all I know. If you know more, do tell in the comments.

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Comments

6 responses to “single frame: Plymouth 8”

  1. J P Avatar

    What is a 1955 Plymouth, Alex. I will admit that I had to do some googling, but I knew it had to be pre 1957. It’s a detail I had never looked at closely before.

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      Thank you for finding the answer!

  2. DougD Avatar
    DougD

    Great shot, that would be a good art print for the wall

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      Thanks! It is a good one, isn’t it.

  3. Dan Cluley Avatar
    Dan Cluley

    If you cropped it square I’m seeing an album cover.

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      Ooooooo, good call.

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