The old cars are the best cars. Remember when the new models came out and you could tell the Fords from the Buicks from Chevrolet?
Then there were the oddball cars… Edsel, Packard, Nash Ramblers, Studebacker, Hudson…and of course Desoto.
The pastel colored car…this one was Mint Green…although Far Guy called it Willow Green.
Last winter we found a drawing that someone did and it made us both chuckle. Oh the “stuff” we keep!
1959 Desoto Stationwagon with pushbutton drive and an add on air conditioner that sat on the floor in the middle of the front seat. No sitting next to a beau unless you wanted to put your feet up on that air conditioner unit.
Far Guy shared this story with the carving group last week
“It was winter, we were bored. Barry and someone else got on the roof of the old Desoto, I headed out to the old fairgrounds and sped around the track, sliding around the corners. Cruised Main and then out to Crocus…got out and no one was on top of the car. I wondered what the heck, where did they fall off at? They could have been way back at the fairgrounds. I turned around to go and find them and here they came walking down the road apparently a low branch knocked them off. There were other people on top of that car but the only one I can recall is Barry. I was not all alone in the car either, someone was with me…but who?”
I asked him who drew the picture. He says “Mark.” Could be it is not signed …