The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.
I guess he would make it if he didn't have a heart attack =[
More on this subject...
I had a customer that would pay me with a $2 bill every month(the rate was $1.50 per mo.).
I found out later, that was a "calling card" back then for certain kind of people. Learned later he was one!
Except that it is a '49 Buick.
Except that it is a '49 Buick.[/QUOTE]I think he was bragging that his Dodge could float and the Buick can't.
Getting caught up again. All new to the H.A.M.B., first from Del Rio, TX High School in 1956:
Next, Redmond, OR High School, 1948:
Finally a couple family photos. 1957; my parents' apartment in Evanston just after the neighbors got a new Fairlane 500:
And this was a mystery for a long time. My mother in the late 1940s, when she was in high school, with her friend's car:
When I was little, I asked her what make it was; she thought it was a LaSalle. Looking at it today for the first time in years, I knew it wasn't, but what was it? I knew it didn't match any GM, Ford, Mopar, or Studebaker, so by process of elimination I tried Nash - and whaddya know:
1938 Nash Lafayette. Turns out Mom was half right - it was named after a famous Frenchman whose name began with "La"...
Christchurch, New Zealand 1920s.
I think he was bragging that his Dodge could float and the Buick can't.[/QUOTE]
Oh, I see. Missed that completely
The 1883 Ladd Carriage House
"Apparently, DOT used to be less in your face. My uncles log truck in 1947, Lane County, Oregon." Duane Huddleston
Sherwood Lodge, Yachats, Oregon - around 1955.Originally built for the CCC and then turned into a lodge later. Burned down in 1960. Pretty popular spot.
Snow in Dunedin, New Zealand 1939.
Switchbacks between Grants Pass, OR and Crescent City. 1925 - just looking at them makes me dizzy.
Wall St. Parade, Bend, OR
An ex New Zealand army Chev truck carrying bales of wool, somewhere on the East Cape, North Island, New Zealand 1950.
Papanui Car Sales, corner of Loftus St and Main North Rd, Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1960. Illustrates the mix of ages and nationalities of the NZ car fleet of the day, mainly due to severe restrictions on imports in that period. Google 24 Main North Rd, Papanui, Christchurch for a current view.
The First Holden car to come off the GM New Zealand assembly line - 1957. As noted in the picture over 140,000 vehicles had been assembled prior to that, starting in 1926.
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