1952 dad's 1st car got it from his dad g-pa bought a new Pontiac 1953 mom and dad before I came along traded the torpedo for the Merc Merc burned in a house fire soon after 1954 dad bought the Chevy after the Merc burned 1955 mom and dad after I came along 48? Mercury, that's how you make a tail dragger 1956 that's me and I remember the Olds. dad would have me sit in the steering wheel and swing back and forth. Also remember it made a lot of noise. 1958 dad's 56 F100 work truck Soon after, dad's passion turned to racing boats then any car with a trailer hitch worked for him 1962 Rogue River, Gold Beach Oregon I'm the little guy. Blonde kid is Allen Boice of today's Boice Marine.