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Bob Jarman
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My assistant, his mother and I visited the microcar museum in Madison, GA yesterday.

Lots to see, some reminders of my pre-teen years spent in living in Germany, mid 50's.

Thought I'd share the images as items of curiosity. Sadly, the museum is listed as being up for auction, all contents and structures, no reserve, sometime in February.

Anyone nearby, worth the drive and $5.00 entry fee. 21/4 miles off I20 (south exit 114), Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum. Open Fri & Sat, 10-4pm. About 1 1/2 hours from Atlanta, depending on construction and traffic of course.



Robby, my assistant

  NIKON D7000    17.0-55.0 mm f/2.8 lens    55mm    f/4.0    1/200s    3200 ISO    0.0 EV  

Harley with side car parked in the lot.

  NIKON D7000    17.0-55.0 mm f/2.8 lens    35mm    f/4.0    1/250s    100 ISO    -0.3 EV  

1958 Brütsch Rollera

  NIKON D7000    17.0-55.0 mm f/2.8 lens    23mm    f/4.0    1/200s    1600 ISO    -0.3 EV  

One of several BMW Isettas, from 1955 - 61, on display

  NIKON D7000    17.0-55.0 mm f/2.8 lens    17mm    f/4.0    1/80s    1600 ISO    -0.3 EV  

Nov 04, 2012 at 02:47 PM
ben egbert
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I remember these cars as I was a teen in the 50's. Nice images of some very nicely restored cars.

Nov 07, 2012 at 03:43 PM
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The Rollera reminds me of a torpedo or a one man submersible. Does it even have enough wheels to be called a "car"? Kinda makes me think of a something that could go from land to sea like a kayak on wheels.

Interesting to say the least. BTW ... how many megapixels is your assistant shooting with?

Nov 07, 2012 at 03:51 PM
Bob Jarman
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Ben & Kent,

Thanks for your comments - some other images posted on BWVision if you are interested.

One more set I'll put up later this week...

Interesting place, sad to know it is being dismantled, in a manner of speaking.



Nov 07, 2012 at 04:28 PM

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