OT - A Ford Model K in Richmond, IN.........

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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Rob Heyen - Eastern Nebraska on Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 02:34 pm:

Not now, but in 1907:



Unfortunately, this Model K was involved in what may have been Richmond's first traffic fatality:



Interestingly, the Model K owner felt inclined to place a letter of thanks in the paper regarding the accident:


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Dennis Seth - Jefferson, Ohio on Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 04:09 pm:

I find it interesting that Brickner paid the funeral expenses.

The news articles of the day are so much more interesting then todays papers, more detailed and more personal.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Kenneth W DeLong on Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 05:42 pm:

Well we know at least he was not texting! Bud.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Rob Heyen - Eastern Nebraska on Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 10:02 pm:

Denny, I suspect because was no TV, radio, social media or any other short term source of information newspapers were a more comprehensive source of information than today. And every town had one or more newspaper. A little more about Mr. Bricker and his Model K:

Other area newspapers carried the story of the accident


The Model K was sold in early 1909:


However, Bricker still liked Fords:




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