Those of us in the US will be taking a major break from the usual routine to celebrate Thanksgiving. Here’s wishing you all a Happy Thanksgiving and memorable day together with your loved ones.
Happy Thanksgiving to the Niedermeyers and all Curbsiders!
+1 from the UK!
To you and yours too, Paul. Thanks for another great year of the usual unusual stuff!
Thanx, Teddy. Not my shot. “Stolen” from the web. Happy Turkey Day to you.
Happy Thanksgiving to our American friends from Ontario. We hope the holiday finds you all well, safe and happy.
+1 on that. Rest and be Thankful.
Happy Thanksgiving, Pilgrims!
Happy Thanksgiving to all, from out here where we can almost see the Pacific, and the day comes latest in the lower 48; and where many have our local Dungeness crab instead of turkey for dinner, but not in our home…we are tradition-bound, that way…the crab is for tomorrow!
And, a very Happy Thanksgiving to you. The purveyor of my very favorite web-tite!
I wonder what truck is on background. From my prospective, it looks like Zil 150 or FAW Jie Fan CA 10.
Happy Thanksgiving Day!
International Harvester 🙂
Good eyes, Tyger. Both the Zil 150 and FAW Jie Fan CA 10 were very close copies of the International KB model.
By product of Lend Lease
Thanks to all of you for another year of very interesting reading, both the posts themselves as well as the comments. This site continually broadens my own horizons and opens my eyes to things I never would have found myself interested in or even had the opportunity to know about on my own otherwise.
I’m loving that old K Series Corn Binder .
Here in America we have SO MUCH to be thankful for, even those who are poor end hungry .
Best wishes to everyone here .
Happy Thanksgiving to our American neighbours and friends. A great day to eat, maybe doze a little, and be thankful.
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in Curbside Community. We all have things to be thankful for wherever we may be. For me, one of those things is this place and all who come here for good reading and conversation. I guess that’s actually two things. Oh well.
I believe we have Canadian members here ? .
A favor please : color charts for 1959 VW’s ~ my recently purchased ’59 Beetle has a color not on the U.S.A. market color chip sheets so I’m wondering if it’s maybe a Canadian Market as many were brought in .
In Canada we have colour charts, not color charts. 🙂
Beats me Nate, I went by the Wolfsburg West charts.
You could send me a photo, and I’ll tell you if I’ve ever seen one that colour.
Happy Thanksgiving everybody!
Happy thanksgiving to the vast majority in here have a great time.
Happy Thanksgiving now that I’ve woken up from my turkey and Mecum Auctions induced coma!
Now that I’m back in Australia, I had completely forgotten it was Thanksgiving. Happy Thanksgiving to all! Have a wonderful day 🙂
Here is my Holiday Weekend reading:
Two Thousand Miles On An Automobile
Written in 1902; free to read on Project Gutenberg.
Here are the first few paragraphs from Chapter 1
“Any woman can drive an electric automobile, any man can drive a steam, but neither man nor woman can drive a gasoline; it follows its own odorous will, and goes or goes not as it feels disposed.
For this very wilfulness the gasoline motor is the most fascinating machine of all. It possesses the subtle attraction of caprice; it constantly offers something to overcome; as in golf, you start out each time to beat your own record. The machine is your tricky and resourceful opponent. When you think it conquered and well-broken to harness, submissive and resigned to your will, behold it is as obstinate as a mule,—balks, kicks, snorts, puffs, blows, or, what is worse, refuses to kick, snort, puff, and blow, but stands in stubborn silence, an obdurate beast which no amount of coaxing, cajoling, cranking will start.
One of the beauties of the beast is its strict impartiality. It shows no more deference to maker than to owner; it moves no more quickly for expert mechanic than for amateur driver. When it balks, it balks,—inventor, manufacturer, mechanic, stand puzzled; suddenly it starts,—they are equally puzzled.
Who has not seen inventors of these capricious motors standing by the roadside scratching their heads in despair, utterly at a loss to know why the stubborn thing does not go? Who has not seen skilled mechanics in blue jeans and unskilled amateurs in jeans of leather, so to speak, flat on their backs under the vehicle, peering upward into the intricacies of the mechanism, trying to find the cause,—the obscure, the hidden source of all their trouble? And then the probing with wires, the tugs with wrenches, the wrestling with screw-drivers, the many trials,—for the most part futile,—the subdued language of the bunkers, and at length, when least expected, a start, and the machine goes off as if nothing at all had been the matter. It is then the skilled driver looks wise and does not betray his surprise to the gaping crowd, just looks as if the start were the anticipated result of his well-directed efforts instead of a chance hit amidst blind gropings.”
Guess we modern car owners have more to be thankful for than we realize sometimes
Happy thanksgiving to all on this thanksgiving weekend. Looking forward to the readings this weekend will bring.
Happy thanksgiving to all the American members of CC (just a normal WE here in Austria).
That truck reminds me of the album cover of the 1971 LP “BLACK OAK ARKANSAS” on Atco/Atlantic.
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