nice photo, looks like he thinks he's gonna sell more buggys than fords. probably a bad business move
That's a good one!
Check out the Little Wagon to the Right --Whats in it
WOW! Animal traps, fishing rods, horse collars, horse drawn buggys and Model "T" Fords! Great picture post card! Wonder what those irregular shaped things are that are stacked on the top shelf on the left?
I want to tell that guy to find some place else to park his butt!
Looks like the horse and wagon era is about to end and the automobile age is beginning for that shop, a scene that was happening everywhere. I wish I knew more about that cute little wagon.
I don't know, but I don't think roll up windshields lasted long into the 1910 model year, so I guess it's a 1909 photo?
Who can decipher the writing on the back of the card?
The best I can make out on the card is:
This an old picture we have that we had taken with the "ford" But in heart is long forgotten now.
Mr. Evens looks cranky here but is not of that disposition. The other is of all like family.
Suppose you recognize each of the other folks
(Then the text continues on the top of the card and is hard to make out upside down)
Is that a manhole cover in the middle of their floor? or a heater grate?
I wonder if he bent the fender sitting on it like that.
Martin, as a dealer he would have read this article:
The Ford Model T can stand a lot of abuse. I'd bet this one got permanently deformed though:
Speaking of overloaded vehicles.