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Art & Inspiration Cars and Trucks on a Pole

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Cowtown, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. 51504bat
    Joined: May 22, 2010
    Posts: 1,277


    There were several Hudson Bar and Grille locations here in SoCal back in the '80's or about that had the front end of a Hudson on the wall. Apparently didn't catch on because I'm not aware of any still in business.
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  2. Indoor display at Vinsetta Garage. :cool:

  3. That'd be a bitchin' place to hang out!
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  4. Surprised you ain't been there yet. o_O It's not too far just south of you on Woodward Ave. in Berkley, MI. (at least if you really are in Lapeer). :cool:
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  5. Slow down
    Joined: Jan 7, 2014
    Posts: 86

    Slow down

    This one has been up there since the early 70s ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1472952686.961608.jpg
  6. BamaMav
    Joined: Jun 19, 2011
    Posts: 3,585

    from Berry, AL

    No pics, but I know of a few:

    I-65 North in Birmingham, Al--KW semi tractor on pole --Star Trucks and parts, used semi trucks and wrecking yard.

    I-10 East, Baytown TX--remains of a BMW Isseta on roof of a building, think it might have been a wrecking yard at some point.

    I-59 South, Hattiesburg, MS-- INSIDE hanging from the ceiling AD series pickup , small convenience / truck fuel stop, right beside a Krystal restaurant.
  7. In 1975 I went to California, and being a Willys fan, a friend took me to a junkyard / salvage yard that had a 1933 Willys sedan up on a pole. It wasn't for sale. Does anyone remember seeing the Willys ? I can't remember what town it was in.
  8. Raiman1959
    Joined: May 2, 2014
    Posts: 1,428


    Not the complete car on a ''pole'',.....but ''parts'' of a car...and pretty darn cool if ya' ask me! if I could only find the rest of those cars on a pole!!!:D 28d561d1-fc05-4401-ad25-070ecd5ac3e4.jpg Mailbox2.jpg img_5456-copy.jpg engine-mailbox1.jpg
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  9. choptop40
    Joined: Dec 23, 2009
    Posts: 3,481


    How do you get your mail when your drag racing on the weekend...
  10. Speedwrench
    Joined: Nov 21, 2009
    Posts: 1,014


    Don't know if it would still be there or not but years ago I was headed north on route 49 in Mississippi somewhere around Hattiesburg and there was a 40 half ton on top of a pole in front of a sales barn/auction house. Should have stopped and made them an offer.
  11. DDDenny
    Joined: Feb 6, 2015
    Posts: 12,697

    from oregon

    I haven't been by this for a while but a well known landmark on the way to the Central Oregon Coast is this Studebaker in a tree near the town of Willamina.

  12. "Vinsetta's Garage"

    Didn't pay any attention to where it was.
    So its a restaurant - didn't know that either.

    That's a long way to go for us country folk.
  13. dicer2000
    Joined: May 25, 2016
    Posts: 69


  14. Hmmm...Yeah. I guess that's not really self-evident from the picture I posted, is it? o_O

    Here's a link if anybody wants to take a tour...

    I can recommend the Lamburger, but next time I've gotta try the Rock & Rye ice cream! :D
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  15. Cowtown
    Joined: Aug 14, 2015
    Posts: 123


    DSCI0086.JPG DSCI0087.JPG Took these today in Billings, Montana[/ATTACH]
  16. blue 49
    Joined: Dec 24, 2006
    Posts: 1,198

    blue 49
    from Iowa

  17. We ate at this dinner today. It had this Cobra hanging over the bar. Not a pole, but kind of cool just the same. Ron... 003.jpg 004.jpg
  18. Cowtown
    Joined: Aug 14, 2015
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  19. donno21
    Joined: Jan 31, 2015
    Posts: 94


    Ennis MT, home of Willies Distillery

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