Abandoned, retired and rusty relics...old vehicles

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by BackRoadNomad, Apr 21, 2007.

  1. beemerkid

    beemerkid Do you ADV

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    An old Gillig Bros Model 1853 school bus on an International Harvester chassis. Sorry for the crappy pic, but I was traveling light. Kodiak, AK[​IMG]


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  2. smilin'Ed

    smilin'Ed Ed

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    Home made or special purpose boom? What was it used for?
    I'ld love to have an old restored truck that did something like a wrecker or portable workshop.
  3. Hughlysses

    Hughlysses Long timer

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    I've seen photos of a few other cranes set up like this. I think the booms were either custom-made or home made for logging.
  4. H96669

    H96669 A proud pragmatist.

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    Garbage left over from logging operations. There is more.:puke1

    How about garbage from mining operations?There is more.:puke1

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    Then drums are full of something and....there are more.:puke1

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  5. dorkpunch

    dorkpunch Oops...

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    Back from 3 weeks of bouncing around... found all sorts of junk.

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    This'n's still in service.

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    This'n'll be in service again, sooner than later, I hope.

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    This'n, maybe not... Hail the size of baseballs. :huh

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    *one* of my Dads garages...

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  6. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    This I do not get. What is the point of keeping all those old lawn mowers that were not that great to start with? :dunno

    Jim :cool:
  7. dorkpunch

    dorkpunch Oops...

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    "Parts." Thats a direct quote. :dunno
  8. seriousracer

    seriousracer be a man dodge tree bark

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    WOW a field marshal 2 stroke...
  9. dorkpunch

    dorkpunch Oops...

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    Yeah, a TWO STROKE DIESEL.

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    'bout fell over when he said he was thinking of selling those two in the next couple of years... :huh
  10. pacman1

    pacman1 Long timer

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    Was wondering if that was a 2 stroke. Nice looking expansion chamber, and a nice looking machine. Bet is sounds wicked.
  11. seriousracer

    seriousracer be a man dodge tree bark

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    I knew but figured everyone would realize it was diesel..

    Hell i knew what it was.
  12. urbanXJ

    urbanXJ Long timer

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    I think I saw that one on American Pickers
  13. Toadady

    Toadady Push'n parts

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  14. madeouttaglass

    madeouttaglass Not all who wander are lost- but I am

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  15. kobudo28

    kobudo28 Banned

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  16. seriousracer

    seriousracer be a man dodge tree bark

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  17. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

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  18. Toadady

    Toadady Push'n parts

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    go to his main page, there are several pics of tractors and such,
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    Roadrunner (Negativus Supersonicus)

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  20. Boondoggle

    Boondoggle Gear Grinder

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    bumpity :evil