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We Were In A Parade!

one gt was in it too!

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#1 MFDAC ONLINE  

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Posted September 23, 2013 - 07:37 PM

Hi everyone, my wife lined us up to pull a float in a parade with our '55 GMC. The parade was in honor of the 125th anniversary of Oelrichs, SD and she has had relatives living there more than 60 years. Her folks still live there along with many other relatives. The float signifies her family since they came to this little town in 1948 or'49, they go back and forth on that one. 160 mile round trip and the GMC ran great.

The float won the "Spirit of 125" award which was best historical.

There was a 1949 10 HP Mity Mite GT that looked like a sweet little tractor. I didn't get pictures or a chance to talk to him, since we were assembling and pulling the float but a friend took a bunch of pics.

Here's the float and some tractor pics.

Later---DAC

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  • Parade is on!.jpg
  • heading south.jpg
  • 1949 Mity Mite.jpg
  • 1949 Mity Mite2.jpg
  • Oelrichs 125th 9-14-13 088.jpg
  • Oelrichs 125th 9-14-13 089.jpg
  • Oelrichs 125th 9-14-13 090.jpg
  • Oelrichs 125th 9-14-13 091.jpg

Edited by MFDAC, September 23, 2013 - 07:38 PM.

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Posted September 23, 2013 - 07:43 PM

Sounds like a good meaningful way to spend the day.

Nice truck too. :thumbs:


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Posted September 23, 2013 - 07:47 PM

Great looking small town, thanks for sharing the pics and for participating.
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Posted September 23, 2013 - 08:44 PM

Very nice truck.  :thumbs: 

 

Ben W.


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Posted September 23, 2013 - 09:11 PM

Thanks for the pics!!!
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Posted September 24, 2013 - 07:07 AM

That's a good way to spend a day. Nice GMC!


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Posted September 24, 2013 - 12:42 PM

Thanks for sharing. Looks like fun


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Posted September 24, 2013 - 08:29 PM

Hello, and thanks for the kind responses and "thanks"! I will post the cars from the rest of the family members that were in this parade too.

The first 3 are creations of my wife's uncle "Captain Jim" who is driving the boat car and still lives in Oelrichs. His yellow car is "Buford" and the Black and red one is "Abe"

The '46 or '47 Plymouth (I forget) is Jim's brother Chris who drove up from Denver, the El Camino is Leonard from a ranch near Oelrichs and the Camaro is my wife's brother-in-law, Warren from Rapid City.

Later---DAC

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  • Captain Jim Connell with Rodeo Clown.jpg
  • Oelrichs 125th 9-14-13 138.jpg
  • Terry Lesa Abe.jpg
  • Connells.jpg
  • Leonard Hamilton.jpg
  • Warren and Kids.jpg

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Posted September 24, 2013 - 09:27 PM

I'll take the boat  :D

Thanks for the photos. Enjoyed them.


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Posted September 24, 2013 - 09:34 PM

Thanks for sharing, great bunch of old cars.


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