Sepia Saturday~ 1948

Saturday, July 30, 2011

The Car of Dad's Dreams
Dad  in Detroit on his Honeymoon 1948

Back to reality      

In Toronto Canada

He never did buy his dream car
But he did marry the girl of his dreams.

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NKJLK said...

Nice pictures. Your Dad looks very happy holding Mom's hand. Thank you for your list of helpful genealogy sites. Having Scottish roots with many moving through Ireland then England to the USA they should prove very useful. TY, JLK/NK

Postcardy said...

Both your dad and his dream car look pretty cool.

Alan Burnett said...

I can just about remember those wonderful cars with the wood beams. All three are great photographs and offer so much to explore.

Bob Scotney said...

I wonder what the notice in the back window said. For Sale? Good series of pictures.

Sheila @ A Postcard a Day said...

Wow! Handsome Dad. :)

Little Nell said...

Whata neat little picture story told so succinctly. A good-looking Dad too! Those cars with the wooden beams, as Alan points out, were around when I was growing up too, and I once heard the comedian Barry Humphries describe them as ‘half-timbered cars’ .This was a style of building around in England in the Middle Ages!

Tattered and Lost said...

That final photo is really wonderful. Your folks surrounded by all the signage really setting a specific time period. Great shots.

Karen S. said...

Such fond memories of important moments in your parent's nicely presented...great honeymoon car too! Thanks!

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