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A classic American car

Keywords: Stock Photo Picture Cuba Cuban Spanish Speaking Countries Latin America Pinar del Río Viñales Horizontal Vintage Car Transportation Parked Car Classic American Cars Classic Cars Old Car Travel Photos Nobody Timeless Shadow Garage Red Car Grille Headlights Old American Cars Vinales Classic Automobiles Vintage Autos Yank Tanks Máquinas Maquinas

Caption:
A classic American car
Keywords:

Cuba Cuban Spanish Speaking Countries Latin America Pinar del Río Viñales Horizontal Vintage Car Transportation Parked Car Classic American Cars Classic Cars Old Car Travel Photos Nobody Timeless Shadow Garage Red Car Grille Headlights Old American Cars Vinales Classic Automobiles Vintage Autos Yank Tanks Máquinas Maquinas Images Pictures Pics Photographs Fotos Stock Photos

Notes:

Vinales, Cuba - A red classic American car sits in the shadow of a garage in Vinales. Classic American cars are seen throughout Cuba, a throwback to the days before the embargo. Before the Cuban revolution, there was a strong US presence on the island - both culturally and commercially. After the revolution, trade ceased and the influx of cars stopped. With a limited supply of new cars due to embargoes and limited buying power due to the economic situation under communism, Cubans have held onto the vintage automobiles by necessity for many decades. As a result, Cuba is in the unique position that pre-1959 cars are the standard, rather than an exception, although this is changing. These cars are generally referred to as yank tanks or maquinas and often used as taxis.

City/Location:
Vinales (Viñales)
State/Province/
Subregion:
Pinar del Río
Country:
Cuba
Camera:
Aperture:
5.6
Shutter Speed:
1/30s
ISO Setting:
400
Focal Length:
35.0mm
Image Id:
Cuba_3065-Classic_American_Car
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