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Greetings from the road ...

Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:15 pm
by Freighter Jim
Hello .... :mrgreen:

Some of you I may know - particularly if you own a Model T ...

I am on the road in the lower 48 states year round traveling the country - meeting folks - hauling mostly old iron

I just brought a nice 1920 Touring T cross country from California to Florida ...

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If you like pictures

Hope everyone is enjoying the weekend -I am in the Pittsburgh, PA area today ... :D

Freighter Jim

Re: Greetings from the road ...

Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:53 pm
by Bharper
Just like Santa Claus, Freighter Jim brings happiness wherever he goes.

Re: Greetings from the road ...

Posted: Tue Mar 08, 2016 1:06 am
by oakland12
Good to see you moving the old tin around and spreading the joy!

Re: Greetings from the road ...

Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2016 11:32 pm
by Johnwick88
Participation in a lovely picture. :oops:

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Re: Greetings from the road ...

Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 8:43 pm
by Holmes2499
Of Santa Kos to delight children during sleep.


Just joined the HCCA

Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:25 pm
by Freighter Jim
Well I pulled the trigger & just joined the HCCA ... :mrgreen:

Here is a 1914 Metz Friction Drive I transported from California to New Hampshire last year .... :wink:
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I routinely post images on Facebook about where I travel to & what I am hauling ...

For those interested


Nice to be in Florida

Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:32 am
by Freighter Jim
february 6th

Nice weather in Florida .... :wink:


A few more

Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:11 am
by Freighter Jim
Well .... :mrgreen:

Here is a 1906 Cadillac Victoria Touring I hauled from Montana to Indiana earlier this year ...

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Instagram & Facebook links

Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:26 am
by Freighter Jim
You can ride along with me .... :wink:

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Recent Hauls

Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:49 am
by Freighter Jim
I recently picked up this numbers matching 1910 Sears Motorized Buggy in Pennsylvania ....

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Then dropped it off in Texas ....

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Then I picked up this 1903 Olds Curved Dash in Illinois ....

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It got dropped it off in Georgia ....

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1915 Stanley Steam Mountain Wagon

Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:51 am
by Freighter Jim
Earlier this year - I was asked to transport this newly restored 1915 Stanley Steam Mountain Wagon from Florida to Connecticut.

Winner " Best In Class " at The 2018 Amelia Island Concours D' Elegance

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Radio Flyer On Wheels

Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:43 am
by Freighter Jim
Technically not a " Brass Era " vehicle but kinda fun nevertheless ....

I just dropped this off yesterday in Ocala, Florida .... :wink:

It sure is nice to be somewhere WARM for a change .... :D

Picking up in Charlottesville, Virginia
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Dropping off in Ocala, Florida
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Re: Greetings from the road ...

Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:54 am

I don't know if this image will show im not used to posting but i had the privilege of towing this beauty the other day. I wonder if you guys can help me out telling me what this epicly cool car is.

:D :D :D

Didn’t you fill out an invoice ?

Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:53 am
by Freighter Jim
If that is your rollback ....

Didn’t you fill out an invoice ?


Re: Greetings from the road ...

Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:02 pm
by oldcarfudd
It's either a 1928-29 Model A Ford roadster, or a modern replica called a Shay.

The Long Run

Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:28 pm
by Freighter Jim
I just completed my longest single vehicle transport to the furthest Northwest point I have visited in the lower (48) states.

I drove 1000 miles from Florida to Pennsylvania to pick up from renowned steam car restorer- Alan Kelso.

This is his last steam car restoration & the third Stanley Steam Mountain Wagon he restored.

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Then I drove 3400 miles to Portland, OR where new owner Grant met me at the Oregon DMV for a vehicle inspection so he could get a title.

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Then I drove up to Anacortes, WA where I boarded a ferry to Orcas Island with my truck & trailer.

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FreighTer Jim


Orcas Island

Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:36 am
by Freighter Jim
After getting off the ferry - I drove up to Orcas Airoprt where Grant has a hanger.

He got to sit in his new Stanley Mountain Wagon for the first time .... :D

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Then it was time to unload .... :wink:

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Safely in the hanger just as it started to rain

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To End Out The Year

Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:44 am
by Freighter Jim
To End Out 2018 ......

I got to lay my hands on the rarest vehicle I will ever transport ....

After (8) months of discussion - this historically significant Early Letter Ford started a remarkable journey .... :idea:

Hopefully - later this year - this 1904 Ford Model B will fire up it's engine and God Willing - drive again.

This - is Ford Model B Engine/Serial # 52 which is actually titled as Engine/Serial # 51.

It is documented as being the only unrestored largely original Ford Model B known to exist.

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Re: Greetings from the road ...

Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:40 pm
by keqwow
Cool Ford Model B!

Thanks !

Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:26 pm
by Freighter Jim
keqwow wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:40 pm
Cool Ford Model B!
Thank You !

For those who know him ...

Kim Dobbins is 24K .....

My friend Kim is slowly bringing this back to Life.