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

Comments

  1. Thanks Phil, Happy New Year to you as well, & may 2017 bring you all the best!
  2. Thank you Alan & all the best to you in the New Year.
  3. Happy New Year!
  4. Very unique! Happy New Year Sis xoxo
  5. Happy New Year!
  6. Happy New Year Kerry!
  7. Thank you Kevin, Happy New Year to you as well!!
  8. Very cool!
  9. Hi Sis, love the old barn! They where always a great place to play in as kids!
  10. http://monologues.co.uk/musichall/Songs-S/Swing-Me-Higher-Obadiah.htm
  11. Fantastic Sis!! Kudos to Phil on a job so well done.
  12. I remember seeing one of these devices in use while hauling grain to our local elevator just before it closed in 1980.
  13. I concur candle sconce. Great find! A modern take on it; http://www.fatiguedfrenchfinds.com/this-item-is-now-sold-pair-of-vintage-french-wrought-iron-candle-sconces-handmade-2069-p.asp
  14. Wow, they where literally tied to their job! Lunch & washroom breaks must have been an hassle.
  15. You're welcome, I couldn't have done it with out your Point Lobos clue.
  16. The Pinnacle, Point Lobos http://www.mariadraper.com/Portfolio/california1/slides/IMG_2927.html There are tutorials on youtube for repairing gesso.
  17. Another interesting post! I've never seen these up here in Manitoba & Saskatchewan visiting cemeteries as an amateur genealogist. I want to thank you for your contributions to findagrave, as this work...
  18. I also love the patina!
  19. Hi Sis, it's hard to believe that it's been 4 years since I posted this pic of our virtual get together!
  20. Amazing & beautiful!
  21. There you go, now you need to find the rest of it!
  22. Cities Service oil can rack topper.
  23. As always, a very informative post!
  24. How cool is that!
  25. Fascinating & informative, love it!
  26. Didn't he have a son?
  27. Get your family's permission & I'll be on my way to retrieve it!!
  28. Great post Sis! We really enjoyed that day travelling though that part of Saskatchewan. xo
  29. Will do...xoxo
  30. Happy 4th of July, Sis! Enjoy the fireworks!
  31. Found one on etsy that has the lid off. It is a taper fit, someone may have rammed it in tight.
  32. Hi Sis, you deserve such a beautiful Flutterby brooch, enjoy!
  33. I wonder what the exact process was for creating these photos as they have stood the test of time. As a genealogist, these would be a great resource, as most original photos are long gone.
  34. Thanks for the love & the comment Trey. Also thanks to Bakin & EJW
  35. Thanks for the love Roy kyra mareredware Postcard & martika
  36. Thanks for the love & the comment Oroy. I'm ashamed to say the flower bed is not as pristine now as it was then. I need to hire gardener...smiling!
  37. Great photo's...love the architecture of old railway stations!
  38. Thank you for the detailed response, It all makes sense when it is explained so well. I always like studying old technology & am amazed at the ingenious ways that people arrived at a solution to the ...
  39. What is the purpose of the vertical moving front panel? Great camera, love the look of brass & wood together!
  40. Such a beauty, thanks for sharing this with us Sis!
  41. Happy Easter, Tony!!
  42. Happy Easter, Tony!!
  43. Great choice for your 30th posting, love it!
  44. Happy Easter Sis!
  45. Thanks for stopping by & commenting Ceci, tears & glass go together eventually!
  46. Thanks for the love Elisabethan Aim Alan
  47. Very nice, love it!
  48. That's a fantastic album, I love "The Dispatch Rider", he looks like he could be from a current graphic novel! I hope you will share more of the images with us.
  49. It appears as though they used that chrysanthemum decor on other shapes as well & found other examples of that shape with different decors. Those colours really stand out on that dark background! ...
  50. Can you read the name of the artist?
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