Photo a Day Challenge


Air power generated by squeezing a rubber bulb operated this early roadster’s horn.  This simple system has been replaced in more modern cars by the invention of batteries, alternators and air compressors.

12 responses

  1. Bugger the batteries, Bring Back that Horn. The ultimates communication device.

    January 31, 2012 at 5:08 am

  2. Very, very moody, love those details and the processing! Beautiful as ever.

    January 31, 2012 at 7:28 am

  3. HDR makes this feel as smooth and burnished as that leather.

    January 31, 2012 at 9:28 am

  4. Hi Lois,
    I’m with Ron, bring the bulb back. I had one on my bicycle when I was a child. Loved that horn. Have a great day!


    January 31, 2012 at 10:08 am

  5. Thats a honkin’ big horn….another great shot of these classic motors

    January 31, 2012 at 2:11 pm

  6. love the interpretation of power – and I agree – bring back the old fashioned horn!

    January 31, 2012 at 3:59 pm

  7. This is great – I love the idea of driving along a country lane, honking the horn!

    January 31, 2012 at 4:03 pm

  8. Fabulous details. I love the monotones, also.

    January 31, 2012 at 10:01 pm

  9. Tammy

    That sounds like way too much work for me lol Love the processing!

    February 1, 2012 at 1:41 pm

  10. Steven

    I can just imagine the sound that thing would make! Something out of Whoville.

    February 1, 2012 at 6:04 pm

  11. A terrific looking horn. Again, love your processing!

    February 13, 2012 at 8:00 am

  12. Wonderful

    February 22, 2012 at 7:26 am

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