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Carspotting: Staten Island, New York, 1985

Posted July 20, 2021 6:00 AM by dstrohl

Date: August 1985

Location: Hylan Boulevard and New Dorp Lane, Staten Island, New York

Source: via Classic Staten Island/Facebook

What do you see here?

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07/20/2021 9:36 PM

A lot of ugly cars.

But right in the center, that almost looks like a Checker cab but without the livery colors and signage.

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07/20/2021 11:37 PM

I see too many cars, too many telephone/power poles, and too many signs. I'm glad I wasn't there!

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07/21/2021 10:47 AM

A '56 Chevy?

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07/21/2021 1:32 PM

Maybe that's what I thought was a Checker cab.

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Re: Carspotting: Staten Island, New York, 1985

07/29/2021 7:09 AM

Mistakes.

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