Yes, the road.

Yes, the road.
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Saturday, October 18, 2014

International Harvester S-120, Bridgeport California (1955)?

From our man in the Sierras, Colin Washburn: "I've known this old International for years. It's near Bridgeport,Ca., at a place called Twin Lakes. Seems it hasn't moved for years. Maybe it's blown, or maybe the old -timer who owned it died and his family let's it sit, a solid memorial. ( that's my hunch anyway. ) I'll bet it's hauled tons of Sierra firewood and granite rock, and would love to haul more. It looks indestructible. The faded turquoise patina is a delight to the eye, needless to say. Anybody know what year it is ??"--CW

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