Outdoor Nostalgia

By Thomas Macauley on

Grandpa Vick took lunch breaks from SF Sears’ Sporting Goods in the back of his 1934 Oldsmobile, reading Outdoor Life.

‘Owned the car into the 1950’s.

The ’34 Olds would overheat on regular drives to Clear Lake, where the Vicks retired.

Mom didn’t learn to drive until the 1960’s… and not on the car Dad owned when they married in 1958: a black 1949 Mercury.

Image is of a January 1940 Outdoor Life


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