Draggin' Main

Posted Sunday, March 27, 2011, at 9:43 AM
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    Cruzin' in a 1962 Nash Rambler? You're lucky you didn't end up with some sort of "complex".

    Of course there were some pretty cool Ramblers... http://www.hotrodders.com/gallery/data/500/medium/7121craig_n_courtney_prom_019....

    Good read Betsey

    -- Posted by Brian Hoag on Tue, Mar 29, 2011, at 7:21 AM
  • In those days, if my rememberer is working, girls drug main st. to look for their friends, and to show the world they could drive.

    Guy's, on the other hand, drove to show off the wheels, and to impress the girls.

    Two worlds of thought, one street to express thought on.

    Looking back, I often wonder why I wanted to grow up, graduate, and move away. Dumb, I guess. Ha.

    -- Posted by Navyblue on Tue, Mar 29, 2011, at 5:14 PM
  • Thanks for the link for the photo. My Rambler was not nearly as fancy as that one. LOL.

    Your response made me laugh too. I think I would have had more of a "complex" if I hadn't had a car at all. While it wasn't fancy, it beat walking.

    Betsy

    -- Posted by coolidge on Tue, Mar 29, 2011, at 5:20 PM
  • We used to "Cruise the 'Fax" --Colfax Avenue in Denver. Back in the 70's with the price of gas it was pretty cheap entertainment!

    -- Posted by fred2 on Fri, Apr 1, 2011, at 2:04 PM
  • In Omaha, it was cruisin' Dodge for entertainment. Then shortly after I graduated from high school, they passed a law that if the police caught you passing a point more than four times in an hour, you could be ticketed. And there was a city-wide curfew for those under 18. I guess my generation ruined the fun for the next generation. :)

    -- Posted by saveryhinze on Fri, Apr 1, 2011, at 2:21 PM
  • Yep crusin' main was the thing to do in Wauneta. Made lots of trips up and down that main street. Those were the days!

    -- Posted by Fanning55 on Fri, Apr 1, 2011, at 2:55 PM
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