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The Old Days...literally

Postby Winfield Dave » Wed Jan 23, 2013 2:28 pm

My brother and I were talking about this photo today and I thought I would share it with you guys.
This is "Pappy", our 1950 Cub bought new by our Grandfather...no electric [ lights or starter ] and just manual lift.
Not sure who is on the tractor.

March 1958 (1).JPG
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Re: The Old Days...literally

Postby BJ Moretz » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:09 pm

Cool shot. It is nice to hear the stories of family tractors. Makes them more special I think.
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Re: The Old Days...literally

Postby beaconlight » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:13 pm

Nice old time shot and nice new time shot the other day with your daughter. You have the best of both worlds.
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Re: The Old Days...literally

Postby OliverFarmall » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:13 pm

Dave I love old photos ! It's especially neat since I've seen the tractor and the place. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: The Old Days...literally

Postby DickB » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:36 pm

Is there a snow plow on the rear?
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Re: The Old Days...literally

Postby raystractors » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:53 pm

It looks like that who ever took the pic didn't want to get out in the cold and snow, so they took the picture from the upstairs window.
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Re: The Old Days...literally

Postby Donegal Cub » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:24 pm

Nice picture Dave, I think "cool" is the modern word. Looks like a brand new garage in the background.
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Re: The Old Days...literally

Postby dgrapes59 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:48 pm

Cool old picture Dave!

Thanks for sharing,
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Re: The Old Days...literally

Postby indy61 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:49 pm

Donegal Cub wrote: Looks like a brand new garage in the background.
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Yea, the garage doors aren't even up yet.
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Re: The Old Days...literally

Postby Bill Hudson » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:20 pm

Dave,

Really nice shot. Thanks.
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Re: The Old Days...literally

Postby tst » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:27 pm

Cool Pic Dave
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Re: The Old Days...literally

Postby Boss Hog » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:25 pm

Donegal Cub wrote:Nice picture Dave, I think "cool" is the modern word. Looks like a brand new garage in the background.
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Swell picture would have been the term back then
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Re: The Old Days...literally

Postby Rudi » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:30 pm

Very nice photographic record you have their Dave :D Seriously, a very cool pic - Cub in the snow, real nice. Is that a Chevy peekin it's nose out on the left :?:
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Re: The Old Days...literally

Postby Scrivet » Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:20 pm

indy61 wrote:
Donegal Cub wrote: Looks like a brand new garage in the background.
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Yea, the garage doors aren't even up yet.

Or could be a tax issue. I know of a guy in Mass that has a five car garage shed at his place. He has heavy canvas hanging in the openings. If he had doors then it's classified a garage and has a higher tax rate.
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Re: The Old Days...literally

Postby RaymondDurban » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:32 am

Great pic Dave, thanks for sharing!
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