Yes, the road.

Yes, the road.
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Monday, March 27, 2017

1959 Chevrolet El Camino

from Alex Emond, in Banff: "I think the year is 1959. I was amazed to see this ride tucked away in a Banff hotel's underground parking lot. I don't think that it is running all that well but it is in pretty good shape and it's all there and that is most of the battle. That would be, for instance , a hard rear window to find , and this one's perfect. Love it, and I'd love even more if I was driving it on a prairie road with George Jones on the radio. I am heading to Saskatchewan tomorrow for a week, so maybe there are a few trucks poking out of the melting snow banks. Stay tuned . Cheers"-AE
(Have a look at the 1960 El Camino we caught in The Springs a while back-Autoliterate)

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