Fun with the family album

electric-car-girls

This is a blow-up from an old photo that was so faded and faint, we could barely see an image in it. Photoshop has revealed a little girl, circled in the centre … my mom, then Helen Anderson.

I have shown the enlargement for the faces, but the whole photo is of more general interest, if you’d like to see what an electric car looked like in the 1920s …

electric-car-600

Man, look at that headroom! And it was so clean and quiet that my mother always said it was superior to any of the internal combustion cars that followed. If I recall, she hinted darkly about oil company conspiracies crushing the better electric technology. Probably so, it turns out.

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