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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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
Happy New Year - Postcardsin Postcards

Comments

  1. There's a lot of info in that link, thanks for sharing.
  2. Great photos, love it!
  3. "Taxi"
  4. Copper plated?
  5. Thanks for the love on this post Hunter.
  6. Thank you so much nutsabotas, for the kind words & love.
  7. Better safe than sorry!
  8. I can only give this a like, I think he would scare children & some adults :-)
  9. That he did Roy, excellent in fact!
  10. Had to make sure it was working properly & safe for her no doubt.
  11. Now we know the whole truth! :-)
  12. "I bought this for my daughter"..........are you telling the truth?
  13. Does the tree light up? My mom's neighbor has one that has a bulb in the base the makes the ends of the needles light up? It looks identical & I've had to replace the bulb in it before.
  14. Great colours!
  15. Thank you so much shareurpassion, I couldn't agree more.
  16. Sure!
  17. Thanks for the love on this post antiquerose, mikelv, racer4four, inky, kyratango & Amber.
  18. Thanks for the love Radegunder & Jewels.
  19. Thanks for the love Gargoyle. As for Aim she's taking a break from us, we all miss her. She gave it as good as she got it from us. She has a food & pyrex blog, Google - pyrex passion
  20. Thanks for the love & such kind words Sis! xoxo
  21. I've added three more photo's, the first is what I started with, stained & creased. Second photo & third are my restoration work. Third photo is a coloured version by our resident photo artist Phil....
  22. Thanks for the love aghcollect, Jewels, geo26e, vetraio, musikchoo & b'buss.
  23. Thanks for the love on this post antiquerose. They were hard working people, it didn't take much to put a smile on their faces!
  24. Thanks for the love Roycroft, funny you should mention that as they did live on a small hill & the well was down at the bottom next to the lake.
  25. Thanks so much Sis for the love & your comments & support. There are lot's of good memories that go with that picture. My mother took it & I brought it home the other day as it need scanned & restor...
  26. Thanks for the love, Virginia. They do look very happy to be on there way out to milk the cows :)
  27. Thanks for the love & the kind words Sean.
  28. Did you envision breaking the shippers neck? Some people are so incompetent.
  29. It's a scale ruler, for architects or anyone else doing drawings to scale.
  30. You'll do you usual magic, can't wait to see the results.
  31. Well it's not put together with staples, so it's probably more than 20. Looks older to me.
  32. Possibly made by Geo.W. Diener MFG. Co
  33. It's not an extinguisher but a can to safely store flammable liquids.
  34. Amazing, congrats on your 500th post!
  35. I say give it some colour, like bright yellow or orange.
  36. "elle vous est offerte par" translates to "it's offered by" it's offered by Hotchkiss-Brandt
  37. A Safari.... the opposite of the Zoo. Where the animals look in at the caged people. :-)
  38. The old ones were cast iron.
  39. It is a copy of an original design patented by C.L. Lochman, of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, August 27, 1867. http://www.google.com/patents/US68093
  40. It's an apothecary & or wine cork press.
  41. Reproduction of a French cannon. "The Bombard was used from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century. She appeared in France in 1345, it is very cumbersome and unreliable. They threw stone balls" h...
  42. Thanks for giving this some love nuts & shareurpassion.
  43. And I agree with fhrjr!
  44. The square nuts, definitely help date it.
  45. There are people that specialize in restoring wood stoves.
  46. I have a few of those special in memory of tools as well. To our fathers.
  47. Very unique! I looked through the US patent data base but had no luck. I agree with Riply, coaster wagon.
  48. The plane could be a Junkers 52 german transport plane.
  49. Is there printing on the back?
  50. Motor, 1/40th horsepower, 1725 RPM, (not gear reduced). Gauge states VACUUM, so it is a vacuum pump.
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