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Old 6th Dec 2023, 14:56
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USA? looking at the taxis
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Asturias not the US - taxi may be a Mercedes
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Old 6th Dec 2023, 16:03
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so can we guess at Europe then? Looks a bit 1960's to me
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Carefull
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Best guess, Chrysler Valiant, Mercedes, another Chrysler? Extreme right a Ford Falcon. The Falcon was made in South America and Australia so maybe one of those?
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yes to Europe and I guess yes to 60s
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NATO member in 1965?
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Not a NATO member in 1965
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So we can take the following out of the loop

Belgium Canada Denmark
France Germany Greece
Iceland Italy Luxembourg
Netherlands Norway Portugal
Turkey UK USA

Since it doesn't look like a Warsaw pact terminal - that sort of leaves us -

Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Ireland, Sweden & Finland

Doesn't look like Ireland
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I think it may be Sweden, an airport that is no longer is existence? Malmo-Bulltofta? The big American cars make me think Sweden as having been there a number of times, the Swedes have long had a passion for old American cars.
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Re Sweden; in the era in which the photo was taken it must have been round about the time they switched from drivng on the ieft to driving on the right so would there have been large american LHD cars in such numbers?
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Descol Will have to confirm but i think Mac is right on Bulltofta.
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MAC 40612 has it - Malmo - Bulltofta operated 1923-72 - now major park and commercial development in Kirseberg

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one I'd never heard of! Good challenge!!
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Not a lamp post in sight for this one


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No sheds, no trees either..............

OK B-17 somewhere in the western USA - high sun angle so maybe to the south.

Lets guess New Mexico?
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My usual bid - Wendover.
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No sheds, no trees either..............

OK B-17 somewhere in the western USA - high sun angle so maybe to the south.

Lets guess New Mexico?
You've got the correct aircraft type in your guess, other points are not correct. I think a second image may give more of a clue. The airport in question had a very modern looking tower built in 2017.


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Biggs El Paso?
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The tower - indicates Tamanrasset - Algeria ?
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