Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > General > General Automotive Discussion
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


General Automotive Discussion

Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 01-14-2010, 01:35 AM
Zip's Avatar
Zip Zip is offline
BC Chapter LDR
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Princeton, BC
Posts: 24,378
Zip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputation
Old Ford Dealerships

Neat slideshow.

Vintage Ford Motor Company Dealerships
__________________
Chris,#12 BS'er/Official Slackmaster #7/AVIDEST WINTER HATER
BC Chapter Member/Leader
JOIN THE BC CHAPTER HERE
Zoodad Mod, Blue Spring, Sinister Coolant Filter, Tripple Gauge Pod, Scangauge II, Leveling Kit, Straight Piped
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-14-2010, 05:27 AM
powerstroke72's Avatar
powerstroke72 powerstroke72 is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: SW Virginia
Posts: 23,362
powerstroke72 has a superb reputationpowerstroke72 has a superb reputationpowerstroke72 has a superb reputationpowerstroke72 has a superb reputationpowerstroke72 has a superb reputationpowerstroke72 has a superb reputationpowerstroke72 has a superb reputationpowerstroke72 has a superb reputationpowerstroke72 has a superb reputationpowerstroke72 has a superb reputationpowerstroke72 has a superb reputation
Great find Chris!! Those old pics are fantastic. Makes me wish I could go back in time.
__________________
John
2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition, Black / Black Leather
2013 Ford Taurus SHO, Tuxedo Black / Black Leather
2011 F-350 4x4 Lariat Ultimate, Oxford White / Pale Adobe 6.7L PSD 3.55 ELD / Gone but not forgotten.
Moderators, Guidelines, and How They are Enforced / FTE Forum Guidelines

RIP Steve (Bricks) Price........Godspeed my good friend. RIP Paul / Hdslider.....you are truly missed.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-14-2010, 05:52 AM
wiseguy wiseguy is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Northern MD
Posts: 537
wiseguy is starting off with a positive reputation.
I recognized the first one, Al Packer Ford. It was in that same location up until about three or four years ago, when it moved to a huge auto-mall type building in White Marsh, MD. In that glass showroom right next to the front window, was a rocking chair with an old lady in it. She was "Granny Packer". Every time we'd go by, we'd look and see if "she" was there.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-14-2010, 05:53 AM
Zip's Avatar
Zip Zip is offline
BC Chapter LDR
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Princeton, BC
Posts: 24,378
Zip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputation
That's a neat story.
__________________
Chris,#12 BS'er/Official Slackmaster #7/AVIDEST WINTER HATER
BC Chapter Member/Leader
JOIN THE BC CHAPTER HERE
Zoodad Mod, Blue Spring, Sinister Coolant Filter, Tripple Gauge Pod, Scangauge II, Leveling Kit, Straight Piped
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 01-14-2010, 06:56 PM
Old93junk's Avatar
Old93junk Old93junk is online now
Old, tired and grouchy
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: McKenzie River
Posts: 20,609
Old93junk has a superb reputationOld93junk has a superb reputationOld93junk has a superb reputationOld93junk has a superb reputationOld93junk has a superb reputationOld93junk has a superb reputationOld93junk has a superb reputationOld93junk has a superb reputationOld93junk has a superb reputationOld93junk has a superb reputationOld93junk has a superb reputation
Quote:
Originally Posted by powerstroke72 View Post
Great find Chris!! Those old pics are fantastic. Makes me wish I could go back in time.
Thats right, John!........And if we could, most of us would not come back!
__________________
93 F-250HD SC 460 E4OD
96 Explorer Limited 4.0 V-6 OHV
93 Ranger Splash 2.3 5spd electric blue
84 Ranger 4x4 2.8 V-6 5spd......492,000 miles!
Dave
Oregon Assistant Chapter leader: To join the Oregon Chapter, click HERE
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 01-14-2010, 08:57 PM
tseekins's Avatar
tseekins tseekins is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Hampton, Virginia
Posts: 19,190
tseekins has a superb reputationtseekins has a superb reputationtseekins has a superb reputationtseekins has a superb reputationtseekins has a superb reputationtseekins has a superb reputationtseekins has a superb reputationtseekins has a superb reputationtseekins has a superb reputationtseekins has a superb reputationtseekins has a superb reputation
Really cool slide show. Rockland Ford and Casco Bay Motors, both from Maine were recognizable to me.

I love the nastalgic store fronts and the old "A1" used car signs that were a Ford used car lot signature back in the day.

Ford dealerhsips have evolved from a simple mom and pop small town garage to a superstore or a Ford mecca if you will.

Tim
__________________
Tim
SCPO United States Coast Guard Retired
2011 F-150 XLT 4x4 Ecoboost
2010 Ford Focus
2004 Expedition XLT 4x2

FTE Guidelines
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 01-15-2010, 06:20 AM
Rusty_S's Avatar
Rusty_S Rusty_S is online now
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Houston
Posts: 1,921
Rusty_S has a very good reputation on FTE.Rusty_S has a very good reputation on FTE.Rusty_S has a very good reputation on FTE.
Ill have to get some copies of those. I like collecting the old photos but I typically keep them to Texas or atleast Houston. I showed these before I think but if not some people here might would enjoy seeing them again.

Click the image to open in full size.

Click the image to open in full size.

Click the image to open in full size.
__________________
~Vehicles Owned~
1956 Ford Fairlane Town Sedan - 292 Y8 4V - Ford-O-Matic
1963 Chevrolet Belair - 283 V8 4V - Powerglide
1978 Mercury Cougar XR7 - 351W V8 2V - FMX
1982 Ford F150 - 302 V8 2V - C6
1988 Ford Escort GT - 1.9L EFI HO - 5spd Manual (Found a good home)
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 01-15-2010, 01:34 PM
Zip's Avatar
Zip Zip is offline
BC Chapter LDR
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Princeton, BC
Posts: 24,378
Zip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputationZip has a superb reputation
Cool pictures.
__________________
Chris,#12 BS'er/Official Slackmaster #7/AVIDEST WINTER HATER
BC Chapter Member/Leader
JOIN THE BC CHAPTER HERE
Zoodad Mod, Blue Spring, Sinister Coolant Filter, Tripple Gauge Pod, Scangauge II, Leveling Kit, Straight Piped
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 01-15-2010, 03:04 PM
BIGKEN's Avatar
BIGKEN BIGKEN is offline
So Little To Say!!!
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Greenfield, MA
Posts: 59,658
BIGKEN has a superb reputationBIGKEN has a superb reputationBIGKEN has a superb reputationBIGKEN has a superb reputationBIGKEN has a superb reputationBIGKEN has a superb reputationBIGKEN has a superb reputationBIGKEN has a superb reputationBIGKEN has a superb reputationBIGKEN has a superb reputationBIGKEN has a superb reputation
Thanks for sharing Chris!!!
__________________
Member of the Massachusetts Chapter and Number One Winter Hater!!!


RIP...Hannah...affectionately known as Cujo...7/7/00-8/9/14.
Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2010, 03:04 PM
Reply

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > General > General Automotive Discussion

Tags
a1, car, dealers, dealership, dealerships, ford, granny, historic, maine, neat, packer, photos, pictures, sign, trucks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:27 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup