Down On The Two-Mile-High Street: Telluride, Colorado

You've seen the Telluride Marine Sniper VW Bus, but that wasn't the only vintage German machine I photographed while I was 9,000 feet up in the Rockies.

Down On The Two-Mile-High Street: Telluride, Colorado

The locals claim that this is the mountain Coors uses as the model for their beer labels. See, traveling makes you worldly!

Down On The Two-Mile-High Street: Telluride, Colorado

If you're going to drive up Mount Adolph Coors, you'll probably want to take one of these Anglo-Swiss war wagons.

Down On The Two-Mile-High Street: Telluride, Colorado

And here's the last vehicle you'd choose for crashing down a 60%-grade mountain fire road. It should be pretty fun on the local twisty highways, though turbocharging is definitely recommended at this oxygen-challenged elevation.

Down On The Two-Mile-High Street: Telluride, Colorado

When's the last time you saw one of these things? Without the Red Bull can, that is.

Down On The Two-Mile-High Street: Telluride, Colorado

How's this for one of the most evil-looking Porsche 356s you've ever seen? The stock VW Type 1 muffler is sort of disappointing, but the body is definitely not fiberglass. Real 356 with temporary VW engine? 356 Clone with custom aluminum body? Purist-enragin' rat-rodified Porsche/VW mashup? Whatever it is, we approve!

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