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What was found in the barn
Barnfinds ^

Posted on 07/22/2007 1:34:13 AM PDT by Swordmaker

"How would you like to have bought this property?

Imagine you're going to live in Portugal.

You find a lovely farmhouse set on a decent plot of land.

The place has been empty for 15 years...

While exploring your new property you find a large barn.

The door is padlocked and welded shut and it's all rusted solid.

So you grind the padlock and the welds off and........."

(Excerpt) Read more at intuh.net ...


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1 posted on 07/22/2007 1:34:17 AM PDT by Swordmaker
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To: Swordmaker

holy beejeebers !


2 posted on 07/22/2007 2:12:33 AM PDT by stylin19a (Don't buy a putter until you have had a chance to throw it.)
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To: Swordmaker

Wow.


3 posted on 07/22/2007 2:17:28 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly.)
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To: Swordmaker

Unreal find!! Cool....


4 posted on 07/22/2007 2:44:32 AM PDT by geezerwheezer (get up boys, we're burnin' daylight!!!)
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To: Swordmaker

How the Heck did a Ford Taurus get in there?


5 posted on 07/22/2007 3:29:47 AM PDT by elli1
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To: elli1
How the Heck did a Ford Taurus get in there?

Well, I used to drive a 1989 Ford Taurus... so that is more than 15 years ago. I really didn't see a Taurus in that picture... might have been some other Ford.

6 posted on 07/22/2007 4:03:13 AM PDT by Swordmaker (Remember, the proper pronunciation of IE is "AAAAIIIIIEEEEEEE)
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To: elli1
I found the answer... We both assumed they misspelled Taurus as Taunus... but they didn't!

Ford sold a car called the Ford Taunus in Germany from 1939 to 1942 and 1948 through 1982.


The Ford Taunus in the Barn.


1961 Ford Taunus... looks like the same model.

7 posted on 07/22/2007 4:12:00 AM PDT by Swordmaker (Remember, the proper pronunciation of IE is "AAAAIIIIIEEEEEEE)
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To: Swordmaker

'll take a stab- Volvo P-18?

8 posted on 07/22/2007 4:13:49 AM PDT by ovrtaxt (The FairTax and the North American Union are mutually exclusive.)
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To: Swordmaker

How did they get them through the door? ; )


9 posted on 07/22/2007 4:20:30 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Freedom Needs A Soldier)
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To: Swordmaker
CHA-CHING!!! Talk about striking gold!

I'm not a big time gear head, but I think I'd even love taking part of the mass restoration project in there.

10 posted on 07/22/2007 5:32:47 AM PDT by infidel29 (The US Military: Doing the job politicians don't want to do.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Not exactly an “archaeological” find, but a discovery nonetheless.


11 posted on 07/22/2007 5:42:11 AM PDT by infidel29 (The US Military: Doing the job politicians don't want to do.)
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To: Swordmaker

I’m assuming they are stolen, but could be wrong. Much of the “find” could end up heading toward the rightful owners, but then it would depend on the law where the barn is IMHO.


12 posted on 07/22/2007 6:47:42 AM PDT by Lawgvr1955 (You can never have too much cowbell !!)
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To: infidel29

:’) Wheel all have to check this out.


13 posted on 07/22/2007 7:50:47 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Profile updated Saturday, July 21, 2007. https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Swordmaker

Thank you. Splains things. And, to tell the truth, I misread ‘Taunus’ for ‘Taurus’. (I’ve ‘bout exhausted the drugstore eyeglass option...)


14 posted on 07/22/2007 9:12:26 AM PDT by elli1
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To: stylin19a

i recall a story during early ww2 when the british were preparing defenses against invasion. they found a good site for rr guns and went out to look at the area. seems tracks were already there so they followed them to a big shed. inside the shed were 2 rr guns from ww1 in excellent shape. a pensioner came over and said he had been paid by the governmentt lo those many years to look after the guns.


15 posted on 07/22/2007 10:04:27 AM PDT by bravo whiskey (everybody's shot. drive the truck)
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To: Swordmaker
Man Finds Gold Mine in Old Barn...

Man buys abandoned farm, discovers large barn filled with vintage cars

16 posted on 07/22/2007 11:38:31 AM PDT by lowbridge (A Gun A Day Keeps The Government Away)
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To: Swordmaker

Uh this was posted back in February.


17 posted on 07/22/2007 11:45:21 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Swordmaker

Jay Leno, eat your heart out!


18 posted on 07/22/2007 12:00:06 PM PDT by reg45
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To: lowbridge

Thanks for the links, lowbridge. I did the standard FR search and found nothing... sometimes I wonder about the search routines on FR. Still its fun to revisit this “buried” treasure tale.


19 posted on 07/22/2007 1:09:51 PM PDT by Swordmaker (Remember, the proper pronunciation of IE is "AAAAIIIIIEEEEEEE)
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To: Swordmaker

I couldnt find it using the FR search either. So I used google :-)


20 posted on 07/22/2007 1:18:07 PM PDT by lowbridge (A Gun A Day Keeps The Government Away)
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To: Swordmaker

I’d say, “Get these junk cars out of here. I need this barn for my ostriches.”


21 posted on 07/22/2007 1:27:30 PM PDT by A knight without armor
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To: Swordmaker

The pictures are real, but the story about being found by a lucky new owner are totally fake. The real story is that a guy that was a car dealer in the 70’s and 80’s had been storing them in a barn. The pictures were taken by a photographer he hired to document the cars in his possession. I found the story on Snopes.com.

http://www.snopes.com/photos/automobiles/barnfind.asp


22 posted on 07/22/2007 4:48:58 PM PDT by digitalbrownshirt (http://digitalbrownshirt.blogspot.com)
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I found the story on Snopes.com.

Thanks for the real story... although I have trouble believing an auto dealer would treat his collection this way... he should know better.

23 posted on 07/22/2007 11:41:03 PM PDT by Swordmaker (Remember, the proper pronunciation of IE is "AAAAIIIIIEEEEEEE)
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