Solo Saturday Trot

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Yeakley Chapel UMC – Established 1853. My buddy, DJ Schoolcraft pastors this church.

 

While discussing a future 100 mile “Reliability Run”, I got the itch to take a ride in the coupe and go exploring a potential route. Part of my plan was to also swing south and stop by Griff’s C.A.M. Shop, where I got the engine for the coupe.

From Griff’s, I meandered over to Ozark and met up with Cubby, from the HAMB, and sold him a 1951 Missouri license plate.

It was a fun time, and the total route, for today, was only 83.4 miles, according to google maps.

Bret
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The FUN is in the RUN!!!

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The Intersection of Hwy 266 (Route 66) and S Farm Road 45. Turned out to be a neat picture, even though I was concerned that the rumble of my exhaust pipes were going to cause it to fall over on the car!

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A neat little store in Halltown. Unfortunately, both times I have stopped, they have been closed!

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The text at the bottom of the church sign says: “…go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.” Luke 14:23 Challenge accepted!

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The Gay Parita Sinclair Station. I stopped and talked with the owner for about an hour. He loved the coupe and opened up the garage and let me look around inside at his treasures! I had a great time visiting with him.

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Another cool old gas station, this time a Phillips station, and I parked on the correct side to fill up. Unfortunately, they had no Ethyl, or any gas, for that matter.

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I’m a sucker for a photo op on a bridge like this. Reminds me of the opening credits to “The California Kid”, when Martin Sheen first rolls into town!

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Stopped by and visited with Gus Griffin. His dad built the 350 that is in the coupe, back in 2002. Great guys that build great engines!

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  1. Joe Gaddy

     /  June 22, 2013

    Great read Brett. Let me know about reliability run. Joe