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    Is it at your place? Can you get it easily? If...

    Is it at your place? Can you get it easily? If shipped and not properly packaged $$$ it will probably be ruined.

    At home in good condition put in a container of white vinegar, after a day or two...
  2. Building still there: ...

    Building still there: https://www.uhaul.com/Locations/History/809050/

    I am an architecture nut with a weakness for late 1800 - early 1900 industrial buildings.

    Paul
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    Looking for photos of the power station I found...

    Looking for photos of the power station I found this from 1924: The Boston Globe

    Oct. 25, 1924: One of the vertical Curtis turbines at the L Street power station in South Boston used to power the...
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    I have seen online, and can't find it now, a huge...

    I have seen online, and can't find it now, a huge machine on an extremely stout wagon being pulled by a team of about 10 oxen down a city street.

    Building the RR from Old Fort to Swannanoa. From: ...
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    That is awesome. Photos beautifully document...

    That is awesome. Photos beautifully document what is there. Sure looks dry there. We have had 50.9 inches of rain here this year. Constant battle to keep the green stuff from taking over.
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    I understand they were very reliable heavy...

    I understand they were very reliable heavy haulers.

    I think there is a race among all car & truck companies as to who can make the ugliest, most massive front end. Kind of like the Rolls Royce...
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    Had to look at 2020, 2015, & 2010, the 2010 does...

    Had to look at 2020, 2015, & 2010, the 2010 does look better. What does it matter if you can stick a 4 X 4 X 8 foot box in the back.

    My vote for the uglyest is the International Harvester...
  8. Thread: Death of a pet

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    Mike1974, To be able to cry over the loss of a...

    Mike1974,

    To be able to cry over the loss of a pet shows your are a compassionate caring person. If people can't accept that, fuck them. Our critters give us absolute unconditional love, and...
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    I am sad with you Mike. R. I. P sweet dog. ...

    I am sad with you Mike. R. I. P sweet dog.

    Paul
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    Sit with him, put your hand on him, talk to him,...

    Sit with him, put your hand on him, talk to him, drip tears on him. You are best buddies. It hurts something awful.

    Paul, with 4 much loved cats buried in the yard & 1 in the house.
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    Nice museum. I liked the cutaway of the...

    Nice museum. I liked the cutaway of the locomotive. Thanks. Paul
  12. It would be interesting to find something, brass,...

    It would be interesting to find something, brass, wool, cotton, stuck down in the metal bristles.

    Paul
  13. As it has a carry case, it may be used to go from...

    As it has a carry case, it may be used to go from place to place to perform a service. Putting a circular pattern on brass clock face, or pressure gauge face? The knobby face on one side could be...
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    Very nice! A productive week end. Paul

    Very nice! A productive week end. Paul
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    Page Title...

    Page Title

    Paul
  16. MT2, Post 28, well cared for lathe. Paul

    MT2, Post 28, well cared for lathe.

    Paul
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    The Spanish governor named the settlement El...

    The Spanish governor named the settlement El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula, or "The Town of Our Lady the Queen of the Angels of Porciúncula.”

    Los Angeles: A...
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    Photos of the above LeBlond Plant Search...

    Photos of the above LeBlond Plant

    Search Results: "Photograph: oh1730" -
    Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (Library of Congress)

    R. K. LeBlond Machine Tool Company, Front Office...
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    That one is beautiful! I wonder if that air...

    That one is beautiful! I wonder if that air chamber shape is for efficiency or if the designer liked that shape?

    Paul
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    Good! Maybe you will get more than you are...

    Good! Maybe you will get more than you are paying for. I like overkill within reason on insulation. You pay for that once, heating & cooling every winter & summer.

    Paul
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    Probably the same reason they decorate their...

    Probably the same reason they decorate their trucks: decorated pakistani trucks - Google Search

    Maybe to let the village know that the engine is running and if they had work to be done, bring it....
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    In Idaho winter time it is warmer at ground level...

    In Idaho winter time it is warmer at ground level than at 16 feet above? I understand about keeping heat in at 16 feet above slab, how about keeping the cold out at slab level?

    Paul
  23. I used to do maintenance for a friend who ran an...

    I used to do maintenance for a friend who ran an auction house. He would get good deals on big used window ACs, I would mount them through the wall and bypass the thermostats. Auction day they...
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    When I drove up to the lodge at Crater Lake OR in...

    When I drove up to the lodge at Crater Lake OR in Feb. of 1967 the road looked just like the photo. I am sure it does not get as deep now

    crater lake snow accumulation - Google Search

    More...
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    Road to Crater Lake Oregon in winter: ...

    Road to Crater Lake Oregon in winter: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/b7/b5/d1/b7b5d16b9388877148f82a7f80636761.jpg

    Worth the trip to see this: ...
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