1973 Volkswagen Type 3 Squareback

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. There's no end to air-cooled VW Beetles and Transporters in this series, but the Type 3s have been quite rare; in fact, so far we've had just this '73 Squareback and this Karmann… » 12/11/08 9:00am 12/11/08 9:00am

Spiders! Volkswagen Squareback Hosts Legfest

Think about it. An open sore of rust on a Volkswagen squareback is the perfect home for our tiny, ground-dwelling friends. It's got it all: shelter, warmth, microorganisms to snack on. From there, breeding is a cinch, especially if your egg sacs hold a few hundred offspring. Of course, for the squareback's owner,… » 4/10/07 10:06am 4/10/07 10:06am