This exceedingly old photograph shows a group of Russian Gendarmes in Moscow around 1890, the chap in the middle of the frame is sitting atop what is quite clearly a Penny-farthing designed for use on the railway lines. There is a counterweight on the shaft leading to the offset left wheel, I assume to keep him from falling off to his right, he also has a long handle in his right hand and I can’t for the life of me figure out what it’s for. Any ideas?
If you’re the kind of guy who religiously enforces ATGATT, you might want to look away.
This is one of those mesmerising photographs from the salt flats of Bonneville, Utah. I’ve done a bit of poking around and I can’t track down whose car this is or who took the photograph, though if you speak Spanish you might be able to learn a little more here. At full resolution this image…
This 1968 Toyota 2000GT is one of the best preserved examples of the exceedingly rare Japanese classic that we’ve ever come across and fortunately for us, it’s had a full portfolio of professional photographs taken as it’s heading to the auction block next month.