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Thursday, July 16, 2015
Running errands today on the bicycle, I saw this thing waft down Illinois, turn onto 56th, and pull into the CVS lot. I dropped what I was doing and ran over with the camera.
It was so big, it was hard to frame well.
1972 Cadillac Eldorado.
Cadillac apparently wanted the nearly-19-foot long, two-and-a-half ton car to somehow seem exotic and European, and so that's how you spell "five hundred cubic inches" in places that have never put a man on the moon.
Between the HVAC vents there, on the passenger dash? That's a mechanical digital clock. Pretty 2001: A Space Odyssey stuff on an auto dash in 1972. .