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Keeping the old girl alive

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Mechanic working on old car in South Shields

The Mechanic

A picture of a craftsman at work.

Taken at Stan’s Autos in Commercial Road, South Shields, as he lovingly tends a very old red Austin, kept by the same owner for many years. We all have a favourite member of the family who we think should go on for ever – don’t we?



Written by curly

August 25, 2007 at 12:08 am

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  1. the old faithful, eh!
    I say pop in a 3.0L V6 in it. That should do it.


    August 25, 2007 at 3:06 am

  2. great shot curly


    August 25, 2007 at 12:30 pm

  3. Yes the old girl should be looked after, as there aren’t that many left. I can’t imaging in 40 years time people will be keeping Vauxhall Vectras etc alive, as modern cars have no style or soul.


    August 25, 2007 at 10:54 pm

  4. Yes….it’s best to do this in B&W. Very “comfortable” shot. Nice.


    August 27, 2007 at 3:34 pm

  5. that looks like davy shaws car


    August 27, 2007 at 11:29 pm

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