Broken Stop Watch

It’s almost as if someone dropped another bomb. The explosion, localized entirely on the grounds of this old Shell station.

Driving past, there’s an eerie feel of a frozen moment, Do you step within the boundaries, or do you just observe from far? We chose to explore a bit, and risk being stuck in time with these old skylines. Half Caged, leather headrestless racing seats with 4 point harnesses. Mismatched wheels, flat tires, and rusty. Cars can’t talk, they bruise and scar like humans do, their stories can only be assumed. Guessing doesn’t solve anything, admiration is about all you can do, short of throwing money around.

I wonder how many people drive by and ignore this....
I wonder how many people drive by and ignore this....

The curiosity lay in the deliberation of the whole scene. Who did this? What was the purpose? What caused them to want to do this? How did it come about? What were some interesting stories along the way till now?

I can hear you swearing.
I can hear you swearing.

It was strange, as they were all in different states of disrepair. One missing a motor, the other looked as if it had been driven recently. Recently is a bit of a strange term though, as I still question the reality of the situation, perhaps I would slow aging by hanging out there once in a while.

Some air in the tires and its good to go.
Some air in the tires and it's good to go.

This 2-door was especially appealing, the interior, the exterior, and the wheels all suggested that someone enjoyed it the way it was. I’d like to meet this person and ask them if they are just a time traveled version of myself.

I can only imagine a nice spirited drive through the mountain.
I can only imagine a nice spirited drive through the mountain.

A jog down a windy road at night would leave wisps of smoke, old oil and escaping souls, climbing the side of the mountain at the will of the wind. Can the old Iron reach the peak before the previous owners?

Classic tail.
Classic tail.

Fair well mysterious Skylines.

So long.
So long.

5 thoughts on “Broken Stop Watch

  1. i don’t mean to bump this,but i saw this article on nori yaro a while back.
    they went inside and found steering wheels and equips with crazy offset and stuff.
    Small world isn’t it?

  2. Dude, this fucking rocked my night. I’m jealous of your journey and in awe of the scene at that gas station. Let’s see some more!

  3. Wow, that is AMAZING. And you’re right, SO many questions to ask! Who knows what has happened with these cars.. what their history is.. and what stories they would tell if they could only talk. GREAT FIND, Quinn!

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