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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Happy St. Patrick's Day - Postcardsin Postcards
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY - Postcardsin Postcards
Brass etched ewer 
Merry Christmas from up North - Postcardsin Postcards
Lifeboat article local invention - Paperin Paper
Belfor crystal bud vase - Glasswarein Glassware
Austrian necklace - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Diner photo - Photographsin Photographs
Royal Visit 1939, Brandon, MB - Photographsin Photographs
Maternal Grandparents - Photographsin Photographs

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  1. My Grandfather was born at Teynham & later moved to Hartlip before leaving for Canada. I hope you find a piece of Upchurch pottery.
  2. Looks like a swaging tool of some sort.
  3. That's not cheating, I call it research :)
  4. I refuse to reveal my sources :)
  5. I'm good thanks for asking, hope all is well with you. I couldn't find anything on the initials T A G.
  6. protex redditch uk make latches & hinges
  7. A windshield defroster. Fasten to your dash and you'll have a small patch of clear windshield to see where you are going.
  8. The 63 could reference the release date in the US.
  9. flat belt driven grindstone mandrel
  10. Pic #1 AKA post drill.
  11. Impressive!
  12. Well I hadn't considered hanging......seems rather harsh punishment..lol
  13. Is that what was going to happen to Les or Ralph if they were caught with tobacco again...lol
  14. You can see some here http://www.oldmills.scificincinnati.com/IN_wabash_stockdale_belts_pulleys_cogs_drive_shaft.html
  15. Two piece line shaft pulley, made in two pieces so it could be placed on a line shaft without disassembly of the line shaft.
  16. Hi Jewels, nice to see you back :) Looks like a natural live pose to me.
  17. Lookin good Sis!
  18. You're welcome. You will see similar if you do a google image search for vintage carpet stretcher.
  19. carpet stretcher
  20. Amazing & every thing you said, impressive, immaculate condition, & beautiful. It looks brand new, unlike Curtis's well used model.
  21. Thanks Kyratango.
  22. Do you have a link to the other post, I couldn't find it?
  23. A little TLC & they will be as good as new! The first patent was issued Aug 15, 1933 & the second last was issued June 18, 1935. I can't make out the last number.
  24. International "Farmall 400" you can just make out the number. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/397161260858480076/
  25. A very poignant story, thanks for sharing.
  26. I have trouble coping sometimes as well!!
  27. A coping saw.
  28. What a great image, love it!
  29. Thanks for the love bratjdd
  30. Thanks for the love Rose kyratango & freiheit
  31. Thanks for the love pickrknows Lee Sean NicoleJerelen & tom61375
  32. Thanks for the love & comment FanciGirl.
  33. Thanks for the love & kind words FanciGirl.
  34. Cool....
  35. Great post adding the photo & telling the story of the Radium Girls.
  36. Very impressive Fran, well done!
  37. Yes it was informative and did put a smile in my heart.
  38. A good read but the plot was so transparent!
  39. Do an image search for cast iron pen holder and inkwell stand.
  40. Uranium Glass Yay
  41. Uranium Glass Yay
  42. Uranium Glass Yay
  43. How tall is that thing?
  44. You're very welcome Sean, it's not often that I get a chance to help you with a mystery.
  45. Design patent image https://www.google.ca/patents/USD78315?dq=h+t+schiff+d78315&hl=en&sa=X&ei=SDQoVe_xOIioyASW_IGIDA&ved=0CB8Q6AEwAA
  46. Possibly a (Fay) Elgin Lift Arm Table Lighter. http://www.toledo-bend.com/VCL/lighters/index.asp?request=lighters060
  47. Thanks for the love CindB. They where on their way to the barn for the afternoon milking, my Mom remembers taking the photo.
  48. Thank you so much for the love & such a nice comment nuts, I really appreciate it!
  49. Thanks for stopping by & giving these photos some love CindB.
  50. Thanks for the love shareurpassion kivatinitz & Sis
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