Old trucks have long been a fascination of mine, one that works well with my twin interests in old tools, trades and crafts, and in the homestead and farm history of our westward expansion. These trucks were made for the tradesman and the farmer, for working men who had to move tools, equipment and materials around. They replaced the horse and cart in the same way that the deuce coupe replaced the buggy and the four door sedan replaced the stagecoach - and in doing so, the pickup truck became an American Icon.
@helene_tricarico_robinson and I were at an event in Kalispell, MT this beautiful summer morning, after a hearty breakfast on the patio at Montana Coffee Traders... among maybe a hundred vintage and classic cars - full restorations, resto-mods, hot rods and rat rods, this one stood out for me.
First, it was a Studebaker pickup truck - a 1950 2R. Second, it was, while not a rat rod, certainly not a showroom restoration - the honest patina accrued through exposure to the elements during its long life had been carefully preserved, which is a look I favor. Finally, and most compelling, was the visible evidence of its authentic fresh-from-the-farm status... if you look closely, you'll see what looks like a piece of wood stuck in the grill. It is, in fact, a piece of wood stuck in the grill, a remnant of where vegetation grew around and through this vehicle during the many years when it languished, unloved and unnoticed, in a field!
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@tiendaremix tiene para ti una gran variedad de artículos para todos los miembros de la familia que desean lucir a la moda pero sin quedar en la ruina. @tiendaremix es la opción ideal para lucir piezas que marcaran tu estilo 28 ♡ 0 ✍
Last night, #SteveAoki delivered a very special edition of the #NeonFutureIsNow, with appearances from two-time Olympic gold medalist #ShaunWhite and some newly appointed #VegasGoldenKnights players. Slide to see more photos from the evening, then join us for the next edition of the Neon Future Is Now on Friday, August 25th.
Tickets: hkk.sn/aoki 473 ♡ 3 ✍
'What started just a few years ago as something that could’ve been considered the secondary event on the Players calendar, has quickly escalated to becoming the event of not just their year, but for any car enthusiast who attends.' Photo by: @pmcgphotos
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