“I feel that life is measured in achievement, not in years alone.”
“I feel that life is measured in achievement, not in years alone.”

(Update: realized just after posting this I’d missed a great title. Fixed.)

The photographs of Detroit’s giant salt mine are replete with Jeeps and a few other trucks I’m not sure of. IDs appreciated.

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Illustration for article titled Salty Jeeps (and misc)
Illustration for article titled Salty Jeeps (and misc)
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Fix your headlight!
Fix your headlight!
Probably a Willys Wagon, possibly a Jeep Truck. This photo reminds me I need to get back to my Jeep Grille series.
Probably a Willys Wagon, possibly a Jeep Truck. This photo reminds me I need to get back to my Jeep Grille series.
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I’m a little embarrassed I can’t identify the trucks in this one. Any help?
I’m a little embarrassed I can’t identify the trucks in this one. Any help?
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I definitely recommend checking out the rest of the photos. A nice slice of history.

Second update: speaking of history, I’d never heard of this remarkable disaster in a Louisiana salt mine.

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The resultant whirlpool sucked in the drilling platform, eleven barges, a tugboat, many trees, and 65 acres (26 hectares) of the surrounding terrain.”

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