Category Archives: ATX Picture Posts

Road Trip: 1956 DeSoto Fireflite Sedan in Idaho

Written by Ken Altes

This Idaho 1956 DeSoto Fireflite 4-Door sedan is powered by a 291ci Hemi V8 making 185 hp, propelling its 4000 lbs to 60 mph in ten seconds, topping out at about 105 mph and getting 12 mpg in everyday driving.

I was on my way to Washington State and got a number of excellent pics in Glenns Ferry, Idaho.  Generally, I avoid the superhighways as much as I can, preferring to go through the center of the small towns and down the two lane highways.  My satellite navigation allows me to select those back roads and still get to where I want to go.

1973 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Convertible in West Austin Field

Written by Ken Altes

This 1973 Chevrolet Caprice Classic convertible is rotting behind a West Austin mechanic’s garage.  Such a waste!

1973 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Convertible in Austin TX

1941 Cadillac Convertible in Central Dallas

Written by Ken Altes

This lovely 1941 Cadillac Convertible was in someone’s circular driveway near Southern Methodist University in N. Central Dallas. I had to go around the block on a busy street to get this shot. How elegant it its!

Carbon Criminal: My Next Pickup, International MXT in ATX

Written by Ken Altes

This mammoth 2008 International MXT pickup makes me question whether the earth really needs me ton adopt a responsible, carbon neutral lifestyle.

Bigger than life at 10,000 lbs., a six liter diesel V8, an Allison auto transmission and 4×4.

Wondering what kind of business I could get into to justify this truck.  Also, why do I want to say, “My pickup is bigger than yours?” 2008 International MXT Pickup for sale Austin TX front 2008 International MXT Pickup for sale Austin Texas

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