It was hard to leave Pat’s family in PA and head down the road. We were on the road at 6:00 am to continue east. It seemed a bit strange to be traveling alone in our Model A. We hit a lot of construction which seems to be normal in PA. Near as I can tell, at any given time, half the roads in PA are under construction. There were several antique stores open and of course Bob couldn’t pass them up. No treasures found today. Passed through some beautiful farm land with big barns and manicured lawns. This was Mennonite country. A black truck pulled up beside us and motioned for me to roll down the window. I could see his police emblem on his shirt sleeve so I’m thinking what did we do now? He said, “that is a great Ford”, phew!
Bob had to drive through State College in PA but he couldn’t recognize anything after more than 40 years. Oh, he did find the Hammond Engineering Building. Everything else has changed a lot and of course there is even a Starbucks across from the building now.
Our coupe got the shimmy today, apparently the result of adjusting the brakes while we stayed in Weirton. We stopped several times to make adjustments, trying to find the right combination of tightening one wheel and loosening others. Seems to be cured for the moment. We are overnighting in Hazleton and boy, she’s hot outside. (That’s local PA talk.)
A few pictures for your enjoyment. The bridges of Washington County, and Jason, Luci-jo and 3 week old baby Noah.
We think everyone has made it to Mansfield but us, although Jack is incommunicado. We should be in to Mansfield late on Tuesday.
Late breaking emails: John and Judy and Will and Dave and Susan arrived in Mansfield on Sunday. One new picture, John and Will celebrating in the Poconos.