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    Here is a Model A Ford on E. Allen St. in front of the Oriental Saloon, Tombstone Arizona, in 1932. Wyatt Earp dealt Faro in the Oriental in 1880, and was owned by him, a Mr. Clark, and a Mr. Rickabaugh. I am including a photo of their business card as well (with Wyatt's name misspelled). Descendants of Mr. Rickabaugh, who was also known as Wild Dave Rudabaugh, are good friends of mine here in Portland, OR.

    The Oriental Saloon still stands.
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    Last edited by Ray Horton; 10-15-2017, 10:37 PM.

  • #2
    That is Great Ray, thanks for sharin.
    You wana look waaay far up da road and plan yer route because the brakes are far more of a suggestion than a command!

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    • #3
      Today!

      Tombstone-Oriental_Saloon-1880.JPG

      3 ~ Tudor's
      Henry Ford said
      "It's all nuts and bolts"


      Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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      • Mitch
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        That place has some real history,, The wild wild west

    • #4
      Great photo; note, a couple of Model A's and the card says AT, Arizona Territory

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      • Ray Horton
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        Right. Arizona didn't become a state till 1912. I thought there might be another A there, but couldn't tell for sure. Good eye.

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      I was there in late '59 or early '60. Don't think it looked quite as spiffy then as it does in the picture in post #3
      Alaskan A's
      Antique Auto Mushers of Alaska
      Model A Ford Club of America
      Model A Restorers Club
      Antique Automobile Club of America
      Mullins Owners Club

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