February - Peru. Lima. A 1930s Ford used as a taxi.
In 1963 old cars used a specific taxi route, No 75. It ran
from the Plaza de Armas to the suburb of Chacra Rios via
Avenida Venezuela, a distance of about 5 kms (roughly 3
miles). In 1963 Chacra Rios was on the outskirts of the
city but almost touching the port town of Callao - now they
merge. In this narrow street, part of the historic centre
of Lima the tram rails remain even though the tram system
was in decline. These vintage cars travelled with bald tyres
and sometimes without side windows.
MPP Microflex Twin Lens Reflex with F3.5 77.5mm Taylor Taylor
Hobson lens. Film Kodak Verichrome Pan at F5.6 - 1/300 second.
Developed by hand in Lima, using Kodak Microdol at normal
Peru 63-11-12 © Tony Morrison