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Old Shorpy Photo- T with lots of grafitti

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Re: Old Shorpy Photo- T with lots of grafitti

Post by Rich Eagle » Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:50 am

I can only imagine the joy and mischief those kids in the 30's had with their Ts. A few old folks have shared those adventures with me and always with a twinkle in their eye.
Thanks for bringing that photo to us.
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Post by Steve Jelf » Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:53 am

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Post by Rich Eagle » Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:58 am

The awnings on the store and the mail box bring back memories. Those things were still around in the 50's. It is a charming photo in many ways.
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Re: Old Shorpy Photo- T with lots of grafitti

Post by Original Smith » Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:05 pm

I wonder if that '25 roadster is around these days? Maybe it's been restored?


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Re: Old Shorpy Photo- T with lots of grafitti

Post by Rich Bingham » Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:29 am

These photos are great ! Dating by the two "new" cars, no earlier than '38 or nine. "Dopey" scrawled on the car refers to Disney's "Snow White" (1937). It's interesting to me to note the changes we never seem to notice. The T is only 14 years or so old, but looks really ancient. Does anyone even notice a 2005 model these days ?
The store front would likely have looked pretty much the same in 1880 or '90. Big changes coming.
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Re: Old Shorpy Photo- T with lots of grafitti

Post by Steve Jelf » Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:46 am

The store front would likely have looked pretty much the same in 1880 or '90.

With the cast iron pieces, it probably is of that vintage, only about forty years before the picture was taken.
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