Harold Francis Bergan & friends

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Ancient Faces commented
Mr. Harold Bergan and friends posing on/in a great car. But what I love is the big running board - perfect for sitting on (or playing on)! I miss them!
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Jeanette Trumeau commented
We had a car from the twenties when I was a child in the fifties-LOVED it!!!!!
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Julie Hartley commented
And these didn't have a bunch of computerized gadgets inside them either!
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Terry Collins commented
Neat photo
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Sandra Mcdaniel commented
I can remember people standing on them going down the road.
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Donna Gamble commented
My father in law slid off of the road on a snowy night returning from his honeymoon. Two Amish boys pushed his car out and back onto the road. He tried to pay them but they wanted a ride on the floorboards as he went down the hill. Bob Miller
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Candy Doten commented
The running boards could hold the overflow of children that didn't fit in the car. Can't do this nowadays.
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Anne Graham-Oscard commented
I would love to have a car with running boards. Gives it character!
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
They dont make em like that anymore, cars or people!
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
I always ran up the alley behind our house to meet my Daddy when he came home from work in the evening. I would jump on the runningboard and ride there all the way to our house. Daddy and I would talk the whole way. One day he traded that car in for a new one as a surprise for us. As usual, I ran to meet him, but there was no running board for me to jump on. Daddy opened the door and let me sit on his lap while I cried because the new car didn't have MY running board on it.
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Nan Susan Hart commented
One could actually use them.
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Jo Harrell commented
I love old cars! Wish I had the one we owned when I was a little girl on the farm in southern Kentucky!
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Susan Nelson Page commented
Running boards could be dangerous, too. My X's late aunt lost her fiancé; he was standing on a running board and fell off, dying instantly.
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Maxine Province commented
My grandparents, Pet and Betty Canoy with their new car. I do not know the year, but it was taken in Simpson County, Mississippi.. Note that Grandpa has his foot propped up on the wide running board!
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Mike Jolin commented
Going by the car, a Model-T with a chromed grill surround and balloon tires, on artillery wheels, I would guess around 1925, when you could finally get them in colours other than black. In 26 and 27, the outdated artillery wheels were replaced by the metal spoked wheels that came standard on the Model A.
Jun 30, 2014 ·
Mardi Kettgen commented
I agree! Need to bring back running boards!
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Bob Taylor commented
Old vehicles have character...
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
My brother would on the running board while my mother drove him around on his paper route. He would wrap his arm around the frame and those the paper.
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
That should be throw paper. Auto correct got me again.
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
I remember running boards!
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Polly Hartney commented
What make & model of car is this?
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Mike Jolin commented
Hard to tell from the blurry shot, but, it looks a bit like a Studebaker.
Jun 30, 2014 ·
I miss my 52 Plymouth!
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Sue Hammonds Swain commented
Love these old cars
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
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Ulf-Peter Stüve commented
The car is looking good.
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Debbie Brown commented
Lol I remember Mammaw would tell my sister and I if we didn't behave we would both have to ride out on the runningboard. Lol but the car we had didn't have one..
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Audrey Muller commented
Love it.the jeep is the modern day model t.
Jun 30, 2014 · Reply
Tom Baker commented
Also perfect for jumping on and firing your tommy gun--if you happen to be Clyde Barrow or Dillinger! ;-)
Jul 01, 2014 · Reply
Jean Sharman Riggs commented
Running boards sure miss them
Jul 01, 2014 · Reply
David Toyne commented
Studebaker Light Six from 1923/24
Jul 01, 2014 · Reply
Alan Schmedeman commented
I was gonna say Studebaker or Hupmobile
Jul 02, 2014 · Reply
at times I wish I was born in early 19th or 18th century !
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