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  1. Finn Jensen
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    Just West/South of intersection with Harbor Blvd.
     
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  2. jimmy six
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    52-3 Ford with a roll bar..now that's not something you see everyday...I think she will need to move up the seat a little to reach the clutch.,but I doubt anyone noticed.
     
  3. 52-3 Ford with a roll bar..now that's not something you see everyday...I think she will need to move up the seat a little to reach the clutch.,but I doubt anyone noticed.[/QUOTE]She could reach the CARBURETOR with those gams!!
     
  4. bedwards
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    I guess he would make it if he didn't have a heart attack =[
     
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  5. More on this subject...
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    ididirod training
     
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  7. blackrat40
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    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!
     
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    Except that it is a '49 Buick.
     
  9. Except that it is a '49 Buick.[/QUOTE]I think he was bragging that his Dodge could float and the Buick can't.
     
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  10. Chrisbcritter
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    Getting caught up again. All new to the H.A.M.B., first from Del Rio, TX High School in 1956:
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  11. Chrisbcritter
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    Next, Redmond, OR High School, 1948:
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  12. Chrisbcritter
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    Finally a couple family photos. 1957; my parents' apartment in Evanston just after the neighbors got a new Fairlane 500:
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    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:
    Mom & her friend's '38 Nash Lafayette 3.jpg
    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:
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    Mom & her friend's '38 Nash Lafayette 2.jpg
    1938 Nash Lafayette. Turns out Mom was half right - it was named after a famous Frenchman whose name began with "La"... :D
     
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  13. Christchurch, New Zealand 1920s. IMG0018.jpg
     
  14. fbi9c1
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    I think he was bragging that his Dodge could float and the Buick can't.[/QUOTE]
    Oh, I see. Missed that completely :)
     
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    The 1883 Ladd Carriage House
     
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  16. "Apparently, DOT used to be less in your face. My uncles log truck in 1947, Lane County, Oregon." Duane Huddleston
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  17. 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.
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  18. Christchurch, New Zealand 1920s. IMG0018.jpg
     
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  19. Snow in Dunedin, New Zealand 1939. Snow in Dunedin 1939 Dennis truck.jpg
     
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  20. Switchbacks between Grants Pass, OR and Crescent City. 1925 - just looking at them makes me dizzy.
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  21. Wall St. Parade, Bend, OR
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