walksoftly

Crandall, Manitoba, Canada

Love old photo's, shiny thing, rusty things, vintage advertising & unsolved mysteries. 35 years experience as a welder, machinist, designer, manufacturer & troublLove old photo's, shiny thing, rusty things, vintage advertising & unsolved mysteries. 35 years experience as a welder, machinist, designer, manufacturer & trouble shooter, in agriculture & construction repair & maintenance. (Read more)

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Royal Visit 1939, Brandon, MB - Photographsin Photographs
Maternal Grandparents - Photographsin Photographs
Bubble glass - Glasswarein Glassware
Artistic Set In Rubber Type - Officein Office
Appleton Electric Blue marker light - Lampsin Lamps
Happy Valentines  - Postcardsin Postcards
Winter work 1947 - Photographsin Photographs
Winter work - Photographsin Photographs
Winter travels circa 1947 - Photographsin Photographs
Winter travel 1947 - Photographsin Photographs

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  1. Thanks for the love pops, b'buss & mike.
  2. Very interesting reading in the link you provided TA, thanks.
  3. Maybe the Americans didn't want to get to friendly with the Brits with war looming in Europe on the horizon!
  4. Yup, filled the entire train!
  5. grating dish or "molcajete", the deep incised lines would aid the grinding of food. Possibly.......
  6. B'buss, they were just testing the waters.
  7. Thanks for the love Jewels, PatSea & agh.
  8. Thanks for the love & support Sis!
  9. As the father of a Canadian soldier I hope not.
  10. A link to my photo from the tour http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/138716-royal-visit-1939-brandon-mb#comment-629403
  11. I was inspired to post this after seeing Antiquehunter's commemorative stamps from the Royal Tour. You can see them here; http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/138507-canadian-stamp http://www.co...
  12. I have a photo from the visit to Canada and the U.S. by George VI and Queen Elizabeth. I should post it.
  13. Nice to see this stamp. It's a shame that such a cowardice act took place there on Wednesday.
  14. Is it bigger than a breadbox? :-)
  15. I think the machinery & engineering are more impressive than the fountain!
  16. I would love them even more if they had the Vargas Girl like renditions on them :-)
  17. Impressive!!
  18. I meant to say "engine".
  19. Very interesting story on the first train & it's demise. She most likely got rid of the rails as well.
  20. It looks like it has weathered a few storms! Damn stowaways!
  21. Great purchase & Happy Anniversary!!
  22. Love this pretty lady!
  23. Great family treasures!
  24. I agree with jack. These show up on CW regularly & there is always the same debate.
  25. Do you live in that part of the US?
  26. You're most welcome, it was a fun mystery, thanks for posting.
  27. There was a railway Co. in Virginia called the Orange and Alexandria Railroad 1848-1867, it then merged with the Manassas Gap Railroad to become the Orange, Alexandria and Manassas Railroad 1867-1872....
  28. ---O & A & ??.?
  29. Mount Olive NC - Tom Brooks VA The last line could be a railroad abbreviation.
  30. Thanks for the love filmnet, agh & Jewels.
  31. Thanks for the love antiquerose .
  32. Happy Thanksgiving to all Canadian CW members. Eat till you're stuffed like the turkey. :-)
  33. Outstanding work!
  34. Very interesting post!
  35. Yep, looks just like you & I have the post to prove it! http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/40169-half-moon-with-steps-for-junkman :-)
  36. You could do a hot needle test on it, if it smells like burnt hair then you will at least know if it is horn. To me it doesn't look like horn, but I could be wrong!!
  37. Happy Birthday Jewels !!
  38. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bryant_and_May
  39. Very impressive Phil, can't wait to &learn more!
  40. Thanks for the the love & the comment Vermont.
  41. Thanks for the the love on these photos bratjdd, tombraider, ton agh & Roy.
  42. Great condition!
  43. Love old post card, I have never come across a wood version yet. Some info on the company; J.W.N. Co. (1905-1912) Providence, RI "Publisher of postcards made with their patented process of ...
  44. Happy birthday Kerry!
  45. Wow...........you must get a black light!
  46. Thanks for giving this some love Jewels, rocker-sd & Virginia.vintage.
  47. Thanks for the love FanciGirl, Roy & Musikchoo.
  48. Great post!
  49. Eye4 you can have the tiara, it's all yours, but we want pictures!
  50. Pardon me eye4, what did you say? :-) Was it something about an eye exam??
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