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Old 05-22-2012, 12:59 PM   #1
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I found this image on Shorpy and fell in love. What you are looking at is a filling station and garage located in Pie Town, New Mexico. The photograph was taken by Russell Lee i... To read the rest of this blog entry from The Ford Barn, click here.
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Old 05-22-2012, 01:03 PM   #2
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Rare to see color photos from back then. That was a luxury. Nice pic!
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Awesome pic! Looks just like my 33
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Old 05-22-2012, 01:57 PM   #4
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thankyou sharing from days gone by!
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Neat photo.
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Old 05-22-2012, 02:06 PM   #6
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[QUOTE=Ryan; What you are looking at is a filling station and garage located in Pie Town, New Mexico.[/QUOTE]

Pie Town, N.M. is a place I haven't been through in many, many years. Used to run through there a lot back in the 80's & 90's. Thanks for sharing, Ryan.
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Excellent photograph, very cool!
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:13 PM   #8
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Its a '34 you can barely see the detail of the wide rear molding below the window.
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:20 PM   #9
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I've had this pic saved for a while... It really epitomizes my feelings towards old cars... especially trucks...
they were USED... for work and play...

Now days you see almost every restored vehicle... OVER restored... or just generally gussied up more then they were in the past.... whitewalls extra spares...etc....

I thoroughly enjoy seeing them when they look "real"

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Old 05-22-2012, 09:46 PM   #10
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Thanks for the picture, Ryan! Brings me back to my "Yoot"! If I had to guess, I'd say that it was originally a 35 MM slide! Dad bought a 35 mm Argus camera back in the mid 50's that beats the heck out of the digital crap we have today! I am in the process of converting several 35 mm slides into the world of digital even as we we speak that will blow your mind! I'll post a few of them when I finish!

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Ryan, thanks for the excellent image. Makes you wish you could drop-by for some coffee and conversation. Russell Lee was one of several photojournalists, who included Walker Evans, that were hired by the Farm Security Administration to document life in America in the late '30's. His pictures of Pie Town, NM, are among his best known. Richard
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Awesome picture. Thanks for sharing!
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Old 05-26-2012, 03:41 PM   #13
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Thanks for the picture, Ryan! Brings me back to my "Yoot"! If I had to guess, I'd say that it was originally a 35 MM slide! Dad bought a 35 mm Argus camera back in the mid 50's that beats the heck out of the digital crap we have today! I am in the process of converting several 35 mm slides into the world of digital even as we we speak that will blow your mind! I'll post a few of them when I finish!

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Old 07-10-2012, 07:10 PM   #14
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I love it!


Just got back from doing a RT 66 trip through Tucumcari NM in my Shelby...

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Old 07-10-2012, 07:56 PM   #15
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Nice picture
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Old 07-14-2012, 04:15 AM   #16
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Photo looks like it was taken "yesterday". The truck looks like 1932-34 pickup. Can't see the hood/radiator to tell. Note how tall the men are in photo; those trucks were not very "big" as compared to today's pickups. THANKS for sharing!!!
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What a wonderful photo! Could I try my hand at "naming" it?

"MONDAY MORNING PLANS"
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