Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Yoopers will understand why I post this, Lake Superior in November? Bad idea, remember hearing Gordon Lightfoot's song about the Edmund Fitzgerald? "Gales of November" he sang of
In nov 1926 Chrysler tried to move one ship with 248 new cars through Lake Superior. You can see that the ship ran aground after losing power steering. The cars were unloaded and waited til February for roads to become passable so the cars could get to the nearest train station
the full write up and photos from http://progress-is-fine.blogspot.ca/2012/03/wreck-of-city-of-bangor.html
As the trailer states very early, the setting is New Jersey, 1922... but the movie makers didn't stick to pre 1922 cars. Since they included so many cool vehicles from the 20's, I'm going to compliment the marvelous looking vehicles they included without telling them what a gross blunder all us car types are going to notice when we see newer than 1922 models.