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Re: Days Gone By!

Postby Barnyard » Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:02 pm

Ida Red wrote:Hey Barnyard is that truck behind your DAD and Mr.Lake an old Reo? The fellow that picked up our cans of milk had one something like that.
Thanks for the ole memories.

Yes, Dad had 4 or 5 Reo's. I was talking to my dad;s brother the other day and he said he remembers driving one of them to pick up the lime. Traveling today it is an hour and 45 minutes to Piqua straight up I-75. I should have asked him how long it took back then in a truck like that when there was no interstate.
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Re: Days Gone By!

Postby Pabst » Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:55 pm

Great family history Bill! :D

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Re: Days Gone By!

Postby Dusti Snider » Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:02 pm

Thanks for the pics and history Bill...as you know, I'm a sucker for anything like that. Your fortunate to have great old pics like that!
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Re: Days Gone By!

Postby Rudi » Sat Jan 28, 2012 6:15 pm

Bill:

I enjoyed that. I was watching American Pickers the other day and learned something I didn't know. I have always liked REO's - one of the original school buses I went to school on was an old rear engined rounded nose REO. Loved that thing but never really knew who built em. R. E. Olds (yeah.. Oldsmobile) built em. Not sure when GM took over Olds or if this mark was built by GM... but the visit the boys made to the R.E. Olds museum was kinda neat. That is one place I really would like to visit.
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Re: Days Gone By!

Postby Bill Hudson » Sat Jan 28, 2012 6:31 pm

Rudi,

Stop by and I will take you past the birthplace of R. E. Olds. We can even stop if you like, there is a NAPA store on the site now.

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Re: Days Gone By!

Postby Rudi » Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:43 pm

When we get to travelin... count on it :D
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