81-year-old Big Bend resident Irvin Walker, now deceased, had to come to Grantsville to pick-up a few things at the drug store.

He fired up his wheels to make the trip, a newly acquired 1930 Model-T Ford.

It is a fine looking automobile.

"It really runs good, the nearest thing to an automatic in 1920," Walker said.

The Model-T Ford was called a "tin lizzy" by its detractors when it came out, but it was anything but.

It is generally regarded as the first affordable automobile, the car that opened travel to middle-class America.

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