packrat-place

Kerrville, Texas

My interests are many and varied. I have been an avid metal detectorist since the early 1970's, including being past president of a metal detecting club back in CMy interests are many and varied. I have been an avid metal detectorist since the early 1970's, including being past president of a metal detecting club back in Corpus Christi, Texas. I have been a bottle and old dump digger for 40 something years also. I have sold my bottle collection, due to downsizing. I have dug out many old dumps, outhouse pits and cisterns over the years. I have also been a record collector for 45 years, 78's & lp's. I specialized in 30's-40's Big Band, Swing, Blues, Rock-a-Billy, string bands, jug bands, Doo-Wop, acoustic slide guitar, Barrelhouse and 50's Rock. I have since sold my record collection also, due to downsizing, however, I converted all the best stuff to cd. I still hunt constantly for rare records. As you can see from some of my posts, photography is another of my hobbies. I like to photograph things like old, forgotten about, vintage vehicles, buildings, farm machinery, etc. I catalog them and save them to flash drives. Junk yards are some of my favorite places, I can spend hours in them. I love all things retro, especially the 1950's and 1960's look. Well, there you have it. Oh, Yes, I can sit at my computer for hours with my CW friends, while listening to Doo-Wop and 50's rock on Pandora Radio! my contact is cc8183@gmail.com (Read more)

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More Stealth Cam Stuff, The Elusive Ringtail  
More From the Texas Transportation Museum 
More from our visit to the Keystone Antique Truck and Tractor Museum. - Tractorsin Tractors
A Little More from the Texas Transportation Museum..... - Firefightingin Firefighting
Going, Going, Going, Gone 
More from the Texas Transportation Museum. - Railroadianain Railroadiana
From our trip to the Texas Transportation Museum today. - Railroadianain Railroadiana
A few more pics from our trip last summer. - Photographsin Photographs
Keystone Museum Rare Indian Tractor - Tractorsin Tractors
More from our trip to the Keystone Antique Truck and Tractor Museum - Firefightingin Firefighting

Comments

  1. It is not an old bottle, odd it was at 20 ft. What is the pat. no, I cannot read it.
  2. It was not corked, a round waxed cardboard piece fit under the lip.
  3. Thank you very much gargoylecollector....
  4. The tarp probably did nothing, I never did figure that one out. Thank you very much SEAN68 & shareurpassion.........
  5. Thank you very much SEAN68.........
  6. 1951-55
  7. Thank you very much CindB, officialfuel, vetraio50 & ttomtucker..........
  8. Thank you very much SEAN68, aghcollect, ho2cultcha, vetraio50 & melaniej ....
  9. I live in the Texas Hill Country about 60 miles NW of San Antonio.
  10. Thank you very much SEAN68 & jscott0363...
  11. Thank you very much pw-collector, aghcollect, antiquerose, fortapache, shareurpassion, racer4four, SEAN68, vintagelamp, blunderbuss2, walksoftly, jscott0363, Manikin & Virginia.vintage....
  12. I had something along those lines in the Army....looked a lot like it....
  13. Now that is my kind of stuff.....great........
  14. Thank you very much sanhardin & gargoylecollector............
  15. Thank you very much vintagelamp, Alan2310, kyratango, Manikin & gargoylecollector...............
  16. Thank you very much vintagelamp & lzenglish...........
  17. Thank you very much Manikin, Digitali5 & RonM...............
  18. Thank you very much vintagelamp, gargoylecollector & Longings...
  19. Thank you very much Designer, mtg75 & farmlady...........
  20. Thank you very much AzTom, TheGateKeeper, mtg75 & farmlady.....
  21. Thank you very much DrFluffy, jscott0363, officialfuel, Rustfarm, EJW-54, blunderbuss2, shughs, aghcollect, walksoftly, fortapache & vetraio50....
  22. Thank you very much petey ...
  23. Thank you very much toolate2 ...
  24. Thank you very much SEAN68 & Trey.........
  25. Thank you very much pops52, vetraio50, Trey, valentino97 & SEAN68 ...
  26. Thank you very much Radegunder, RonM & stelios...
  27. Thank you very much vetraio50 & stelios..............
  28. Thank you very much officialfuel, CindB, aghcollect, Virginia.vintage, DrFluffy, Trey, walksoftly & blunderbuss2 ...
  29. Thank you very much Trey, SEAN68, & RonM.............
  30. Thank you very much vetraio50, stelios, SEAN68, Trey & fhrjr2...................
  31. Thank you very much SEAN68 & Trey...........
  32. Thank you very much shughs............
  33. Thank you very much Virginia.vintage ..........
  34. Thank you very much PatSea, I have my doubts, but we can hope so....
  35. Thank you very much CindB, vetraio50, aghcollect, nutsabotas6, PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, racer4four, ttomtucker, pw-collector & RonM...
  36. DESCRIPTION (OCR text may contain errors) March 3, 1931. o. MILLER r-:T AL 1,795,227 SAFETY Ax y Filed OCT.. 50. 1929 2 Sheets-Sheet l \N| N1 N1 ATTORNEY March-3, 1931. D. L. MILLER ET AL SAFETY ...
  37. Thank you very much pops52 & pw-collector.............
  38. Could it be LGW, if so, I know who made the bottle.
  39. Thank you very much Virginia.vintage & blunderbuss2...........................
  40. Thank you very much antiquerose, walksoftly, Virginia.vintage, nutsabotas6, aghcollect, blunderbuss2, officialfuel, RonM, fortapache, TheGateKeeper & CindB.....
  41. Thank you very much nutsabotas6 , officialfuel, aghcollect, blunderbuss2, fortapache, walksoftly, Manikin & pw-collector.............
  42. Thank you very much AzTom..................................
  43. Thank you very much racer4four..............
  44. Thank you very much officialfuel, fortapache, walksoftly & vetraio50.....
  45. Thank you very much Manikin, aghcollect, PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, nutsabotas6 & DrFluffy...................
  46. Thank you SEAN68. They are a moment in time, quite a few of the buildings I have photographed are gone now, sad to say. I fully understand that things have to be torn down, I am just glad I have pics ...
  47. Thank you very much walksoftly, ttomtucker, PhilDavidAlexanderMorris , fortapache, TheGateKeeper & Roycroftbooksfromme1........................
  48. Thank you very much AzTom, blunderbuss2, & lzenglish....amazing, he built the welding machine so he could build the tractor...
  49. Thank you very much Manikin, vetraio50, pickrknows, Jewels, aghcollect, officialfuel, blunderbuss2, surfdub66, fhrjr2, & Roycroftbooksfromme1...........
  50. Do you have a flux-capacitor???
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