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Re: Great Old Pics
texasoldcarguy #499632 Thu Dec 19 2013 10:36 AM
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Big trades day Saturday in Stratford, Texas (est. circa 1915).
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Re: Great Old Pics
texasoldcarguy #499633 Thu Dec 19 2013 10:37 AM
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This early shot of Ranger, Texas makes you appreciate the paved roads we had today.
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texasoldcarguy #499634 Thu Dec 19 2013 10:39 AM
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Great shot of a vintage 1929 "tourist court" in El Paso, Texas. I don't see any "air conditioned or free TV signs".
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texasoldcarguy #499635 Thu Dec 19 2013 10:41 AM
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Desdemona, Texas in 1919; another example of pre-paved roads.
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texasoldcarguy #499637 Thu Dec 19 2013 10:43 AM
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Some "Arkies" heading west looking for work in California. Looks like they had a real load of kiddoes!
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texasoldcarguy #499638 Thu Dec 19 2013 10:46 AM
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More families "heading west."
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texasoldcarguy #499639 Thu Dec 19 2013 10:48 AM
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This early Model TT Truck (1919?) looks like he was having trouble leaving Texas heading west in 1936. Wonder if they made it?
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texasoldcarguy #499641 Thu Dec 19 2013 10:51 AM
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Another view of the same truck, this time with the occupants. Couldn't wait to get out of the dust bowl!
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texasoldcarguy #499642 Thu Dec 19 2013 10:53 AM
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More Texas migrants heading west.
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texasoldcarguy #499643 Thu Dec 19 2013 10:55 AM
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If that Model A Ford could talk what a tale she would have to tell us!
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texasoldcarguy #499644 Thu Dec 19 2013 11:00 AM
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Giving some of the younguns a drink on their trek to the promised land.
Fred

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texasoldcarguy #499645 Thu Dec 19 2013 11:02 AM
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One of my all time favorites - the Last Chance Garage in North Dakota. Must have been located at the corner of Nowhere Street and Dirt Road!
Fred

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texasoldcarguy #499649 Thu Dec 19 2013 11:34 AM
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Saturday marketday in downtown Weatherford, Texas 1936.
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texasoldcarguy #499651 Thu Dec 19 2013 11:42 AM
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The convoy from the dust bowl has arrived - got any crops needing picking?
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texasoldcarguy #499653 Thu Dec 19 2013 11:47 AM
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Fourth of July parade entry using a 1931 Model AA Ford truck.
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