Yes, the road.

Yes, the road.
Eagle Nest, New Mexico. “People like to drive because driving is actually and symbolically an almost perfect mechanism for escape…there is probably no human being who does not have troubles, real or imagined, from which he at times feels the need to flee.” George R. Stewart.

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We own a 1975 GMC Sierra Grande 15 in Maine and a 1986 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe 10 in West Texas. Also a pair of 1997 Volvo 850 wagons. Average age in the fleet is 28 years--we're recycling. I've published 3 novels: THE LAW OF DREAMS (2006), THE O'BRIENS (2012), and CARRY ME (2016). Also 2 short story collections: NIGHT DRIVING(1987) and TRAVELLING LIGHT (2013). More of my literary life is at www.peterbehrens.org I was a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study for 2012-13. I'm an adjunct professor at Colorado College and in the MFA program at Queens University of Charlotte. In 2015-16 I was a Fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The Autoliterate office is in Car Talk Plaza in Harvard Square, 2 floors above Dewey Cheatem & Howe. SUBSCRIBE TO THE AUTOLITERATE DAILY EMAIL by hitting the button to the right.

Monday, June 17, 2019

1978 Dodge Adventurer SC 200


7800 original miles. Towing package. Up for auction at Owl's Head, Maine this August.




Sunday, June 16, 2019

Studebaker Power Wagon

from Michael Moore: Those tough roughies from Maine brought to mind some things in my archives such as this PowerLark [LarkWagon?] shot in Gerlach, Nevada in the mid-seventies. And while looking for that, I came upon a bunch of my early works, cars I painted around 1971: like this ’56 DeSoto.



Saturday, June 15, 2019

1957 Ford Ranchero

The car is for sale at Motorland in Arundel, Maine. AL has posted a herd of Rancheros, like this '59 a few years back. And a bunch of Falcon Rancheros.








Friday, June 14, 2019

1967 International Harvester Loadstar

from Reid Cunningham, near Bromley, Vermont. "Registration sticker in the window was for 2004. It sat next to an equally abandoned house. Still, it's a handsome truck."

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Dodge Fargo 1-ton

from Alex Emond, in south Saskatchewan: "The old blue Fargo you have seen before. Glad it is still there =. So many of the old trucks are getting picked off and a lot of them leave the province. The Chevy 3100 was Alberta-bound"
Try "Fargo" in our search widget and you'll find a lot of Sask. trucks.
 


Wednesday, June 12, 2019

1957 Chevrolet Suburban

The 4WD truck's coming up for auction this August at Owl's Head in Maine.

Monday, June 10, 2019

1971 Pontiac LeMans hardtop


 Saw the car at Motorland in Arundel, Maine. Looked very clean and original.


Sunday, June 9, 2019

1978 GMC K10


  It's rare to see great trucks in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Well...there is that Power Wagon. A couple others. This GMC spent most of its life on the West Coast.




Saturday, June 8, 2019

1948 Studebaker Land Cruiser + 1967 C10 Chevrolet

Saw these at Searsmont Auto Parts on Route 3 between Augusta and Belfast Maine. Looking kinda rough out there.




Friday, June 7, 2019

'nother Nova

And this 1977 Chevrolet Nova Concours was for sale in Searsport, Maine last week. Looked pretty clean.