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  1. In front of a 1930s or 40s gas station.....which was most recently used as a barber shop.
    Sitting along old scenic Rt. 66 which runs through Joplin.[​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  2. Whisler's Hamburger place, Carthage, MO[​IMG] .....there Is no seating inside, you just order "to go".
    They used to cost 15 cents each......now a bit more.....but tasty. Go there from
    time to time.
     
  3. Muttley
    Joined: Nov 30, 2003
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    Took the Comet and the camera out yesterday.............................

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  4. More five megapixel phone cam pics, from my cheapo phone.

    This is the old Railways signal box, that's been restored, and now sits a few hundred yards down from its original location.
    Behind it, is the floodwall IMG_20170220_111649.jpg , that keeps the town from flooding.
     
  5. This is the old historic Miners hall, about ten minutes away from my town, in a little mining town, called Runanga.
    This hall was burnt down, in 1932, by a disgruntled miner, and rebuilt by around 1934.
    My old school art teacher, Les Holmes, recreated the old signage some years back, but it too, has succumb to the elements. IMG_20170302_194951.jpg
     
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  6. tguptill
    Joined: Aug 12, 2012
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    from Maine

    FB_IMG_1486412877025.jpg A picture I took last fall up the road from work.
     
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  7. theHIGHLANDER
    Joined: Jun 3, 2005
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    A gennie old Craftsman house in town made for a nice background, at least I think. 47 Super Clipper, a factory 'hot rod' of sorts with it's 356 CI straight 8 and O/D. IMG_20161029_144830908.jpg
     
  8. willumbilt
    Joined: Jul 15, 2010
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    Home to "Old #2", the second oldest continuously operating oil well in the US.....Florence.....Also home to this little truck....Been in my family for at least 60 years. IMG_20170317_121536322.jpg IMG_20170317_120124333.jpg

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  10. willumbilt
    Joined: Jul 15, 2010
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    Yep! It was originally a "salvaged" truck without grill, hood, & headlights. My dad adapted passenger parts to make it work......A '50's custom.

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  11. Very cool! Keep the tradition going!
     
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  12. raymay
    Joined: Mar 2, 2008
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    First 70 degree day of the season. Headed down to the lake for our famous Abbott's Frozen Custard, and a nice walk along the beach and pier. My Nephew sent "Flat Stanley" to Rochester from Carolina for a visit. Stanley joined us for the ride and is getting his picture taken at different sites to show my Nephew the places he is touring.

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  13. Cruise night in Havre de Grace Md.



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  14. Haircut?

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  15. Norwin Hills Shopping Center, Irwin car cruise
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  16. My tattoo artist took this picture, the Caddy is hers. She's been out for a quick ride in the Ford.
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  17. MUNDSTER
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  18. jnaki
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    Hey M,
    Nice photo, your truck looks right at home. We took a ride on that train the last time we were up there in the valley. Very old time feeling going through the towns. In Calistoga, we stayed at a place that had a room with a view. The view was of a rock waterfall in the shower. It made anyone feel like they were taking a shower in the outdoors, while being indoors. That was very cool. We just happen to stumble on to this little place. A bed and breakfast place that had a fun vibe. You probably know of it locally.
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    It is on our list to stay again, if we ever get up there another time. That whole area is a fun drive in any kind of vehicle. A small tapas place in Napa had great food. The Artesa winery in the next valley west was impressive.
     
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  19. DaveH_RRTX
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  20. MUNDSTER
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    [​IMG] this is in Calistoga and has been converted into a wine tasting spot for Tank wines, complete with a "lubrication" bar and a "speak easy". My truck was built at the end of prohibition 1933, coincidentally.


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  21. Hatchet
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    I grew up in Upper Lake. Used to go to the Sprint races in Calistoga. Is that track still there?
     
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  22. HSF
    Joined: Oct 25, 2014
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    from Lodi CA

  23. 56cadillackid
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    from new york

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    My 56 Cadillac siting in the rain on main street
     
  24. MUNDSTER
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    It sure is, another great reason to love Calistoga! World Of Outlaws, are a one block walk from my house!
     
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  25. Shot this 11 o'crotch last night, Mars Auto Parts, Bay Shore NY. An iconic parts store for as long as I can remember, same owners from day 1.
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  26. Hey @kiwijeff , good to see the truck out and about. Have one of those beers for me. I have been too busy to hoist many myself.
     
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  28. blue 49
    Joined: Dec 24, 2006
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    from Iowa

    My '36 in our town celebration parade last week end. parade 006.JPG

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  29. Hot rods and farm equipment, can't beat Iowa in the summertime. Blue
     
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