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#1 60FlatTop

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 06:57 PM

My Buick Chapter friend Scot comes from one of those little towns with a public square and a fountain. Scot swears he never put a box of soap power in the fountain. I am not so sure.
The town is five miles west of me. Scot lives in the city 20 miles to the east so I like to tease him about the old cars in Holley, his home town. They are just parked on the square as natural as can be. Here is a pic I posted before:
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Then today another popped up:
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Must be the grease from Sam's Diner that attracts them.
I have Publisher and some other software. If I had a bunch of pictures like this I could make a calendar or even a neat book. Contact me if you would like to contribute pictures you have of your car casually parked in town. If I get enough to make something salable I will send the profits to the McPherson College Restoration Program.
Bernie

Edited by 60FlatTop, 30 September 2012 - 09:29 PM.

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1960 Buick Electra
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1994 Chevy Impala SS
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#2 Rob McDonald

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 09:02 PM

I've seen that town square in a movie. Had something to do with lightning, the town clock, and a DeLorean.

I love your photos that I keep finding in the AACA Gallery. In fact, right now I have one set as the background for my computer at work. I would buy your calendar.
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#3 60FlatTop

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Posted 01 October 2012 - 01:17 PM

Thanks, Rob. I am honored that you like them. I always enjoy those casual old car pics like the old Main Street post cards. If I could get some of the club members cars it would make a nice book.
Another book I have always wanted to write is one on the unintended use of cars. The large cars converted to trucks and tow vehicles during the '30's, the Doodle Bugs for farm and plowing; my grandparents had a 1920 Buick buzz saw when I was a kid. I would love a collection of pictures like that to work with.
Here are a couple pictures I took on Main St., Saranac Lake, New York last year:
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1948 Packard Deluxe Eight

1948 Lincoln Continental Coupe
1960 Buick Electra
1964 Buick Riviera
1986 Buick Electra Park Ave convertible
1994 Chevy Impala SS
55 Years of having an awful lot of fun with cars.
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#4 JohnD1956

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 01:35 AM

That's a cool car/ truck/ whatever... I like the calendar idea. Gotta see if I can find a town square around here somewhere...
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#5 60FlatTop

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 11:43 PM

John,
You could get a couple cars and go to this neat place:
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Here's a hint, swing into Bella Napoli's and grab some almond cookies for my wife when you get done.
Bernie

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1948 Packard Deluxe Eight

1948 Lincoln Continental Coupe
1960 Buick Electra
1964 Buick Riviera
1986 Buick Electra Park Ave convertible
1994 Chevy Impala SS
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#6 JohnD1956

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 01:49 AM

I recogonize that place Bernie. Cohoes Falls, Right?
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2015 BCA BOARD OF DIRECTORS CANDIDATE: see bio here
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current toys
56 Super 56R: acquired September 1974. 69 GS 400: Convertible added in 2003. 72 Electra Limited added July 2014.
78 Estate Wagon added October-2008. 2013 Regal GS acquired Aug 2013.

Former toys:
69 Electra Limited 2 dr. bought 1995 or so, sold in 2007. 95 Riviera added May 1998, sold in 2006.
06 Lacrosse CXL purchased July 4th 2006, and traded in Aug 2013.

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#7 60FlatTop

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 04:20 AM

Yep, Harmony Mills at Cohoes Falls, one of my favorite places. I could walk around there for hours. I was hoping to get up there with my PA convert for the Eastern Regional. Back in shape now and back to normal.
Bernie

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1960 Buick Electra
1964 Buick Riviera
1986 Buick Electra Park Ave convertible
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#8 60FlatTop

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 06:28 PM

Another weekend and lunch on the Holley Public Square. This time we didn't see a Buick. We did find this 16 year old Chevy. Funny, it is just about the age my Riviera was when I bought it:
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Just for going off topic with a Chevy here's a Buick on the Square:
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1948 Lincoln Continental Coupe
1960 Buick Electra
1964 Buick Riviera
1986 Buick Electra Park Ave convertible
1994 Chevy Impala SS
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#9 JohnD1956

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 01:01 AM

Hey Bernie, was driving past this 1849 Church today and saw this nice tree.

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#10 60FlatTop

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Posted 21 October 2012 - 07:23 PM

Nice, it only takes a couple of minutes to stop and capture a picture like that. The season is just right.
Bernie

Edited by 60FlatTop, 21 October 2012 - 07:27 PM.

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1948 Packard Deluxe Eight

1948 Lincoln Continental Coupe
1960 Buick Electra
1964 Buick Riviera
1986 Buick Electra Park Ave convertible
1994 Chevy Impala SS
55 Years of having an awful lot of fun with cars.
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#11 60FlatTop

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 08:07 PM

Holley is still typical of small town America. Big event there yesterday, though. My wife drove the convertible over for lunch. Maybe, just maybe, she can take the '60 one of these days.
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1948 Packard Deluxe Eight

1948 Lincoln Continental Coupe
1960 Buick Electra
1964 Buick Riviera
1986 Buick Electra Park Ave convertible
1994 Chevy Impala SS
55 Years of having an awful lot of fun with cars.
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