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AmandaJayne January 25, 2018
Some ones long lost treasure , if only that car could talk Ernesto what tales it would say .
 
valeriemurchie-stolpe January 27, 2018
Very cool
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Cookies4U January 27, 2018
Oh! thank you for your explanation. have returned to this photo a few times wondering exactly what had happened!
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trainwoman February 01, 2018
Unique use of old vehicles
 
JDLifeshots February 06, 2018
Great find and capture!
 
Johnno February 20, 2018
i love the spoken & unspoken stories photos like this tell !
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bobtoye March 17, 2018
There’s a bend in the Bighorn River in Montana lined with with old, rusting cars. Known locally as “The Drive-in.” Many deride it being there, but quite possibly it now makes total sense. Fascinating image!

Detroit Riprap

Old abandoned car almost buried in forest litter, or more to the truth - old riprapping with car bodies to control creek erosion. This was a standard modus oper...
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Old abandoned car almost buried in forest litter, or more to the truth - old riprapping with car bodies to control creek erosion. This was a standard modus operandi in the 1950's in New Mexico. Car bodies embedded in the banks of streams and rivers to stem erosion are called Detroit riprap. The adjective Detroit refers, of course, to the American home of car production, Motor City, though the practice of lining up autos in waterways is not limited to the Midwest. Indeed, it was once a popular way, countrywide, to put old cars to use.
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