Last Call: Field Trip Edition

Must be a school of fish.
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16 responses to “Last Call: Field Trip Edition”

  1. Batshitbox Avatar

    That’s a paddlin’

    1. dead_elvis, inc. Avatar
      dead_elvis, inc.

      Paddlin’? So what’s the outboard for?

      1. Sjalabais Avatar

        Not a joke: Norway’s ship authority is likely to demand an engine to be mounted in a 10 year old Viking ship copy. Why? A rule change says this is now a passenger ferry. I’m a paper mover myself, but it’s stuff like this that gives us all a bad rep.

        1. outback_ute Avatar

          “We always have with us a workboat that could push the ship and get us out of any trouble”
          Does the engine have to be mounted in the same boat? Really a case where the bureaucrats should think a bit more before responding to such cases.

      2. Batshitbox Avatar

        It’s an outboarding school!

  2. Wayne Moyer Avatar
    Wayne Moyer

    Must be a vo-tech bus for one of those crab fishing shops.

  3. dead_elvis, inc. Avatar
    dead_elvis, inc.

    School of Fish, you say? (warning: ’90s flashback)

  4. Sjalabais Avatar

    “Vårmønstringen”, my region’s biggest car show, in typical weather. A field trip my son and I made yesterday. Here’s a selection of pictures:
    2006 Aston Martin Vantage 4.3 V8
    1961 Jaguar Mk2
    1975 Jaguar XJ6
    1965 Mustang
    1965 Chevrolet Impala SS
    1967 Mercury Cougar 289
    1968 Corvette
    Feeling constantly, yet no curbs in sight
    Burnin’ chicken – one of my four year old’s strongest impressions. Camarkoting.
    1957 Buick Roadmaster with countless ornate details
    1936 Chevrolet FC
    Colourful enthusiasm
    1965 MB 230
    1968 Buick Electra – I’d struggle to get inside
    1955 Chevrolet Bel Air
    1969 Chevrolet Malibu
    1986 Isuzu Piazza XL
    1954 Sunbeam Alpine Mk1
    1968 Mazda 1500 De Luxe – Giugiaro’s masterpiece
    1967 Volvo P1800 – no cooler car here, don’t argue
    1969 ‘zone – Volvo’s are truly the bread and butter in Scandinavia, which is a bit sad…even I wasn’t excited to see one, and surprisingly few showed up
    1959 Volvo PV544
    1928 Chevrolet Standard
    Trabant 601 – together with an “Eleanor”-copy the most crowd attracting vehicle
    1960 GAZ Volga M21 – my show favourite, obviously
    1938 Opel Super – I had never seen one before. The low windshield was crazy attractive, even though 1938-me would have ridiculed the lack of visibility, for sure
    1928 Ford
    1979 Maserati Merak
    Unpopular Italians
    1964 Fiat – from a distance, I had hopes it might be a Lancia Flaminia Berlina
    …it was also clearly a car of the time and location of this 1964 Peugeot 404
    Volvo PV with 250hp redblock engine
    This one’s exclusively to please Mr. Harrell

    1. jim Avatar

      Lots of great stuff there. Thank you.

    2. mdharrell Avatar

      I do appreciate the shot of the Ford emblem but still can’t restrain myself from pointing out that the red P1800 is instead actually an 1800S.

      1. Sjalabais Avatar

        You are absolutely right.

  5. HuntRhymesWith Avatar

    Many of these yellow school buses are powered by the beloved Ford/International/Caterpillar 7.3L Powerstroke Turbodiesel. Somewhere around 525lb-ft and 275 horsepower. Surely a lot more powerful than whatever’s on that boat.

    1. outback_ute Avatar

      They will have to keep that in mind should they try towing the bus with the boat!

  6. JeffreyDuddles Avatar

    Here’s an adventure bus I spotted back in 2011:

    1. dead_elvis, inc. Avatar
      dead_elvis, inc.

      I don’t think I’ve ever seen a flat-front short bus before.
      Taken in Olympia, WA?

      1. JeffreyDuddles Avatar

        Yes, but I’ve never seen it since. Must have just been passing through.