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Old 05-13-2014, 03:19 PM
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Some cool old pics!

Took us years to get a copy of these from a old neighbor of my Grandfathers. Our dealership was built in 1917, not very many pictures of it after all these years. My Father bought our dealership in 1972, but we still operate out of the original dealership. Sorry to bore you with old pics, but I thought they were pretty cool!
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No outside pics of our dealership, but they had pictures of the dealership they owned in Onaway Michigan.
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Old 05-13-2014, 06:27 PM
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Very cool pics Bob! I just picked up a box of old Popular Mechanics magazines tonight, dating back to 1967. Cool looking at old school stuff!
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Very cool Bob, thanks for sharing, just wondering in the first pic, who made Doc T wear a tie?
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That is awesome , being that you dealership has been in business that long it has to be one of the oldest Ford dealerships in the country. Do you know where it is in the order from oldest.
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That is awesome , being that you dealership has been in business that long it has to be one of the oldest Ford dealerships in the country. Do you know where it is in the order from oldest.
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Great pictures. Thanks for sharing..
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That is awesome , being that you dealership has been in business that long it has to be one of the oldest Ford dealerships in the country. Do you know where it is in the order from oldest.
I believe Tenvoorde Ford in St Cloud Mn is the oldest ford dealer started 1903
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Very cool Bob, thanks for sharing, just wondering in the first pic, who made Doc T wear a tie?
Don't know who the first person is, the 2nd man was Mr. Grey. Mr Grey in his later years had a party store across the street from my fathers gas station. From what I remember of him he must have worked into his 90's, he was really really old.The man working on the engine was my Grandfathers neighbor, all the pictures came from him, a grandson brought them in.
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That is awesome , being that you dealership has been in business that long it has to be one of the oldest Ford dealerships in the country. Do you know where it is in the order from oldest.
Ford doesn't think I am so cool, they would like to see us build a new building. They have never gave us any idea which store may be the oldest.
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This was my Fathers old gas station down the street. It is now a 5th 3rd Bank.
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This was my Fathers old gas station down the street. It is now a 5th 3rd Bank.
I wish I still had the dinosaurs that they used to give away.

These are REALLY cool pictures. Thanks so much for posting them!
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