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    Posted 7 years ago

    walksoftly
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    While going through an old family album I came across these three photo's.
    First photo shows the poor guy trying to fix a badly damaged rear wheel as his wife & kids look on.
    In the second photo, he seems to have given up & is hoping the wine will fix things.
    The man is not in the last photo, maybe he went for help or the women & kids made better subjects to photograph.

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    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 7 years ago
      That bloody thing has broken spokes! Ah, a little wire & a bandaid.
    2. debbiepike54 debbiepike54, 7 years ago
      Love the photos !!! I imagine the wife had packed their lunch, and spread out a quilt or blanket to eat on. They could not call for help back then.
    3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 7 years ago
      You're right debbie, I don't see a cell! Hope it's not a long walk back. They will remember to take their cell next time I bet! Hope it was a strong wine.
    4. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Manitoba roads will do that to a car today with metal rims, no wonder the spokes broke!
      Maybe he just climbed that telephone pole in the background pulled some wires off & waited for the repair crew to show up.
    5. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the love on these pics Mani, Phil, official & tony.
    6. inky inky, 7 years ago
      That made me laugh!..:-)))) ..great photos!..:-)
    7. inky inky, 7 years ago
      I think in that first photo she is saying to herself... he hasn't got a hope in hell! and the second photo confirms it ...lol!...:-)
    8. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the love & your comment Inky, I almost spit my coffee all over my keyboard when I read your second comment!!
      lmao :-)
    9. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the love on this one kerry.

      Thank you to B'buss, Bellin & debbiepike, for your comments.
    10. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      Just love these.
    11. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 7 years ago
      great picks .. altho the front tire looks ok ...dont know why he just dont switchem ....after his call's on his cell...smiling Im not blond
    12. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks Amber for stopping by & giving this a double love.
    13. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the love & the comment Roy.
      If he had switched the front wheel to the back he then could have fastened a fence post to the front wheel & skied home!
    14. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks for stopping by & showing this post some love beachbomb.
    15. kerry10456 kerry10456, 7 years ago
      David, I really appreciate you posting the before and after photo's, now I know what to pack along on a road trip, skip the tools and load up the vino
    16. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Found a third photo.
    17. kerry10456 kerry10456, 7 years ago
      Love it too,
    18. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks kerry, I have found more images of this car plus an identical one with it.
    19. kerry10456 kerry10456, 7 years ago
      Will be watching for them, love those old rides, something stirs inside when I see them ;-)
    20. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Kerry do you know what make the car is, I thought chevy, but not sure now?
    21. kerry10456 kerry10456, 7 years ago
      The hood and radiator cover look like a Chevy or possibly one of the Durant line, if I could make out the center of the wheel, it would tell the story. The double ridge fenders makes me lean towards Chevy
    22. kerry10456 kerry10456, 7 years ago
      google 1917 chevy and look at images, I believe it to be one of those.
    23. kerry10456 kerry10456, 7 years ago
      Eye4, sounds like the "Man" needs to take a few days off for starters, then maybe some positive attitude classes. As far as old cars goes, I've always been a Big fan of vintage autos and such, just don't ask me to fiqure out a new one, couldn't tell you the difference between a Toyota or a Dodge ;-0
      I wouldn't let the hissy-fit worry you, enjoy the rest of your weekend and hope Monday has a better outcome for you and your co-workers.
    24. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Kerry I believe it's a 1924 Willys Overland.
    25. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the love & the comment Roy.
      If he had switched the front wheel to the back he then could have fastened a fence post to the front wheel & skied home!
      or just break the other 3 and drive it home on the spokes ...lol...still great pics
    26. kerry10456 kerry10456, 7 years ago
      very possible, wouldn't argue that at all
    27. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks for you input Kerry, I appreciate it.
      Link to other post on these cars;
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/84628-touring
    28. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 7 years ago
      Wonderful photo!!! : D
    29. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks so much for the love & comment on this post miKKo.
    30. musikchoo musikchoo, 7 years ago
      Poor Fellow -- No cell phone to call Road Service! (:-()
    31. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the love & the comment musikchoo
      Where's CAA or AAA when you need them!
    32. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks for giving these photos some love chrissylovescats.
    33. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the love tlmbaran.
    34. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks for giving this some love valentino, toracat & DCB.
    35. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the love trunkman.
    36. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the love ttom.
    37. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Thanks for giving these photos some love betweenthelens.
    38. Trey Trey, 6 years ago
      Wooden wheels and tires that never wore out or went flat. It's a shame tire companies don't make tires that last anymore.
    39. walksoftly walksoftly, 6 years ago
      Thanks for the love on these pics Trey. Wood - rubber, it's a trade off so we can go fast :-)
    40. walksoftly walksoftly, 6 years ago
      Thanks for giving this some love KolyaSemenov, Sean, Nicole, gluepot & MattyG.
    41. walksoftly walksoftly, 6 years ago
      Thanks for loving these old pictures Lee, Sarah, agh & Radegunder
    42. thatsoretro23 thatsoretro23, 5 years ago
      I always enjoy looking at old pictures trying to imagine what the story is behind the pic. We'll never know for sure, and that's what makes it so much fun.
    43. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
      That's what I love about them as well thatsoretro23.
    44. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
      Thanks for giving these photos some love
      Sis
      battlegear
      vintagelamp &
      kivatinitz
    45. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
      Thanks for stopping by & giving these photos some love CindB.

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