Portland, Ore., with its moderate, practically English climate seems to have thrown away the calendar. Among the brightly colored Czech-built streetcars, hundreds of 40- to 50-year-old cars jostle with newer, anonymous tin. If it runs, it's a daily driver. The situation is not unlike Havana, Cuba, where, for entirely different reasons (a 50-year-old blockade), old cars simply aren't allowed to die.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2010/09/26/portland-havana-on-the-pacific-slideshow