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Posted 2 years ago

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First no mint on the pillow for mikielikesigns2, now no friendly guy to pump your gas and clean your windshield. Whats up with that anyway? I don't get it.

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  1. mrmajestic1 mrmajestic1, 2 years ago
    Did the customer bell still ring when you ran over the hose?
  2. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 2 years ago
    "you say your car stopped running after you filled up here? Well it must be your car."
    they just keep getting better packrat! I feel for you, its got to be hard to find places that are more "classic" with each post. Thanks , Mikie
  3. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    I stomped on that darn hose for an hour, then I got tired and left!
  4. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    Thank you very much mrmajestic1, Manikin, BELLIN68 , jbcollector & miKKoChristmas11. You know, Going out and finding these things to photograph is a hobby of mine, I am always on the lookout. This is what I love to do and I am glad you all enjoy them.
  5. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 2 years ago
    your blessed packrat, a man who gets to do what he loves. How many people can say that.
  6. Signaholic Signaholic, 2 years ago
    Wow that place looks pretty picked over.
  7. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    mikielikesigns2, I have paid my dues, my friend. I earned every moment of this. Life is good, and I am very thankful to be here, a story for another time.
    Yes, not a lot left for us pickers.
  8. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    Thank you very much pw-collector & musikchoo
  9. EJW-54 EJW-54, 2 years ago
    Look's like two places to hit with a metal detector! Lol
  10. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    Thank you very much EJW-54, PhilDavidAlexanderMorris & officialfuel. May by in Dec. or Jan. when the rattlesnakes are hibernating. A friend if mine got bit and they had to take his finger off at the second knuckle.
  11. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 2 years ago
    this place is just in a slump, business will pick up anytime now.
  12. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    As soon as they get new gas pumps and and the highway comes back their way.
  13. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 2 years ago
    details , details
  14. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    I know, I know, don't sweat the petty stuff.
  15. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    Thank you very much ozmarty
  16. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    Thank you very much PhilDavidAlexanderMorris
  17. junkmanjoe junkmanjoe, 10 months ago
    Are you able do go inside any of these old places and do you find anything! I sure enjoy your pics!
  18. Manikin Manikin, 10 months ago
    I love packs photo's also junkman . Hoping someday he comes back to CW we miss him !
    I do know junkman pack did not go in buildings ,snakes,and other big bugs , and that he did not cross onto someone's property . I had asked him about that a few years ago .
  19. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 10 months ago
    ^Ditto manikin!And I miss that crazy a** Mikielikesigns too!
  20. junkmanjoe junkmanjoe, 10 months ago
    Thank you Manikin!! Hope he comes back too!!
  21. valentino97 valentino97, 10 months ago
    I love taking pictures too and only rarely go onto someone's property. Well...it's a photo by photo decision. I don't take anything because pictures - like these - are good enough to take away. On the other hand - a confession to all my CW friends: my best dreams are me exploring old buildings. It's really a great dream if there's a treasure there for me too. As a kid in the Midwest I would ride my bike around the county and explore every single abandoned farm along the way. My dad told me about the propped up shotgun so I would always crawl thru the broken windows - yeah that was stupid. I had a GREAT childhood.
  22. fortapache fortapache, 5 months ago
    Love old buildings like these and photographing them.

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