Cars and Chickens

Some of Grandma's chickens

Some of Grandma’s chickens

This was one of Grandma’s favorite stories. She was very proud to have pulled one over on the big car dealer in the county seat.

There’s a picture of the car, along with Fanny, in a recent post called “The Kids Travel to Nebraska.” There are actually a couple of pictures of family members with that car. I take that as a celebration of a good car and a good deal. The family drove a lot of Chevy’s and other GM cars from then on.

Grandpa Guy Havelick



Grace writes:

In 1939 Mama + Papa bought a ’37 Chevie from Mr Bertleson, the Chevrolet dealer in Steele. In the spring Mama had bought a thousand leghorn roosters to raise for fryers.  Continue reading