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Old 09-16-2019, 08:48:52 AM
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Part blacksmith part mechanic, a lot of detail in this old photo. I am guessing it was taken around 1915-1925.
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Old 09-16-2019, 11:53:09 AM
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That looks like a Ford model T engine sitting beside the forge?
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I like that anvil stand

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The progression from blacksmith to mechanic was a natural thing. The smith was the likely the only "mechanical fixer guy" in many small communities.

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JoeCB you are right
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