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Nail-Holes ! ... AGAIN ! ! !
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 Posted: Sun Feb 7th, 2016 07:17 am
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Its pathetic that the post office was not even important enough to score a coat of whitewash.....



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Its pathetic that the post office was not even important enough to score a coat of whitewash.....

(sigh)... things haven't improved a whole lot since then... Jose.



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Thanks for the close-up Jose, some splits are now visible. Strange how the rust has defied gravity to follow the splits & grain instead. A lowish rainfall area perhaps ?.

Regards,             Michael

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When you're elected Jose...

...I'm sure you'll have all the U.S Post Offices...

...as shinny & gleaming as Trump Tower.

& all the damn NAILHOLES !!!!! properly filled !

:moose:

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P.S. More anxiety-dreams last night concerning NAILHOLES !!!!! in my 1:35 car-builds !



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Wow! I model wooden structures which are glued together and need no nails. The older ones are glued with "hide glue" and newer use epoxy & CA. Or maybe "liquid nails". That will pick the nitters.

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The rust doesn't stain the wood through cracks but goes with the grain..it's rusty water searching it's way, and it wants down..that's why the streaks in the door go downwards..



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Hello Martin, that is also my thinking but Jose's photo seems to have sideways rust ?

Regards,          Michael

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Check Stephen Hawkins quantum-gravity research.

Black-holes ... NAILHOLES !!!!! ... mouse-holes.

Light NEVER escapes, but rust could be warping space-time around the NAILHOLES !!!!!

:moose:

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Salada wrote:
Hello Martin, that is also my thinking but Jose's photo seems to have sideways rust ?

Regards,          Michael


I know but that it how it runs through the vains of the wood, allong the grain..



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Keep in mind that when the photo was taken (1920s-30s) and is in southern Utah, in the desert. By the 20s the town was rapidly in decline, severe droughts had destroyed the farming economy. Just like the Dustbowl, the photos even remind me of Dorthea Lang Photos of the Dustbowl disaster. I wonder if it wasn't taken in a similar project by the government.

Also keep in mind that Post Offices at the time were often "contracted" affairs, not run by the USPS, but by the lowest bid, or by public appointment (usually payback for political contributions). Many POs around our area were in people's private homes!

So, when wondering why the place was in a state of disrepair, take into consideration the state of affairs in town. It is a great building with much character. I am so glad that you found it and shared it! Might have to model it, it begs. I like the snow on the ground, nice touch. :Salute:



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