Day 84 / 2022 Photo Project365

A Rusting, Rotting Charger

I’m talking about a Dodge Charger R/T, manufactured sometime between 1967–1970. These days, this particular Charger is rusting and rotting in place, at the point of a gas station’s arrowhead-shaped property between two tines of a fork in the road.

Apparently, a restoration of the car was attempted — half-heartedly and/or unskilled — one or more times over the years, a project which was finally abandoned. Now, the Charger’s rust-spotted, painted metal and compound-covered, light grey body is just a decrepit eyesore for drivers-by to enjoy.

As an admirer of American muscle-cars, I’ve passed the old Charger a thousand times (or more) over the years, thinking often that I’d like to stop and take a closer look. Finally, today, I did it, while armed with an Instax Mini 90 camera and color instant film…

Camera: FujiFilm Instax Mini 90
Film: Instax Mini Color instant film
Photographer: Russ Murray  
Location: Stamford, Connecticut

See you tomorrow…  

remages

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