Yes, the road.

Yes, the road.
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Friday, May 3, 2013

1951 MG TD on the Naskeag Road

Time to get an inspection sticker. Drove out to Sean McKay's shop, Affordable Performance, on the Naskeag Road. One of the great things is the drive out there, on the Naskeag Road, especially on a blue  sky day in early May. Great view of Blue Hill Bay from the Amen Farm.
Affordable Performance is across the street from the cemetery...
and next door to a church...
The shop has been a car shop probably since the Model T era
Sean was working on a 1951 MG TD

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