Wasn't That A Toy?

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Home Inspector with King of the House Home Inspection, Inc

I got around to processing some of my photos from the latest Oaxaca trip. One day we got a surprise. My wife and I had been to a market about 20 miles out of the main city and the cab driver, our friend Felix, took us to a cafeteria for lunch. The cafeteria was a big fancy place. The food was never ending. But outside there was a kid's playground. They had, like at an amusement park, those little paddle boats in sort of a big tub.

But the thing that blew my mind was a full-size large airplane that the kids could play on. Now that is some playground piece.  

 

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Rainer
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Mike Capobianco
Mike Capo
Capo Group Keller Williams

What a classic plane...

January 31, 2011 11:40 PM
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Mike Jones
Mike Jones NMLS 223495
SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171)

Steven,

Isn't that a DC-3?  And you were visiting Oaxaca; I'm a little envious.  :)

Mike in Tucson

January 31, 2011 11:40 PM
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Michael Thornton
Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
Complete Home Inspections, Inc.

Steve, that plane looks to be an old DC-3. Talk about a work-horse...

February 01, 2011 05:09 AM
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Jay Markanich
Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC

I am an old DC-1953.  Or so I'm told.

Yes, I was born in DC... and I am a work horse.

February 01, 2011 05:50 AM
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Charles McDonald
REALTOR®, Blogger, Principal Broker®, Owner
Charlottesville Real Estate Solutions

Now that's quite a toy. The adults were probably just as impressed as the kids.

Your Friend in Charlottesville

February 01, 2011 07:26 AM
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Charles McDonald
REALTOR®, Blogger, Principal Broker®, Owner
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Now that's quite a toy. The adults were probably just as impressed as the kids.

Your Friend in Charlottesville

February 01, 2011 08:31 AM
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Michele Miller ~ REALTOR®, LMC, HSE, CHS
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WOW, that is really cool Steven!

Too bad, your grandson wasn't with you!

February 01, 2011 08:32 AM
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Donald Hester
NCW Home Inspections, LLC
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Steve,

That is my kind of toy.  I could be a kid again in that!

February 01, 2011 11:31 AM
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Sussie Sutton
UTR TEXAS Realtors - Rep for buyers and sellers.
UTR Texas Realtors

How cool is that? I would have loved, not only as a kid, but even now to poke around in an old air plane!

February 01, 2011 11:37 AM
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Reba Haas
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That would be a blast to go check out. Thanks for the tip on a fun idea to see when in the area!

February 01, 2011 03:55 PM
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James Quarello
Connecticut Home Inspector
JRV Home Inspection Services, LLC

Now that is a great play ground accessory. I love old planes. One of the highlights of my trip to Seattle, besides meeting you Steve, was going to the Boeing air museum. That place was awesome.

February 01, 2011 08:58 PM
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