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Old vechicles in Texas
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 Posted: Thu Oct 5th, 2017 03:52 pm
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W C Greene
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Here are some photos I took when visiting Sherman, Tx with ops buddy David Cox. We saw these old vechicles downtown and I happened to have my camera handy.

This old Ford pickup is chained to a rail, who would ever want such a thing? (I would!!!)

The old gal is rusty but still pretty straight.  It appears that somebody did some work, the red oxide primer is testimony to that. Along with this machine were these next two pieces:

This looks to be some sort of water carrier with the driver's seat built into the tank structure. I took a bunch of photos of this and the following wagon since I may want to build models of these wagons in the "future".

An old freight wagon in pretty fair shape is part of this "exhibit" outside a downtown building. Needless to report, both these wagons are chained down to the same railing (buried in concrete) as the Ford.
After this stop, Dave & I had chicken fried steak at a tiny cafe-some of the best CFS I have ever had. What could be better than getting to hang out, see neat old stuff, and grab some fine grub!
Stay tuned for more...

             Woodie



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 Posted: Thu Oct 5th, 2017 04:35 pm
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Howdy Woodie :cb:



Yer never know what yer gonna see. :cool:



Now THAT'S what I call a tank-wagon !

Built in seat an' all !! :shocked:

NEVER seen anything quite like that before. :thumb:



:moose::moose::moose::moose::moose:



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What a weathering challenge YIKES

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We didn't find any outlets on the tank.  Guess it had to be pumped from top                         dave c

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 Posted: Mon Oct 9th, 2017 01:33 am
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Dave, I happened to be watching "Death Valley Days" on the old TV channel and guess what? There was a water wagon just like that one, seat cut-out and all! It even had 2 hatches on top! The water wagon in the old 20 Mule Team kit had just one hatch and no seat but probably it could be "bashed" into a fair replica. Sometime (some day) I intend on making a wagon like that one, in 1:35 scale I could use an old HO tank car, the 20 mule kit is O scale but the tank is pretty small for my scale.

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