Some Incredible Vintage Everglades Footage

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Some Incredible Vintage Everglades Footage

Post by CaneFan » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:02 am

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Re: Some Incredible Vintage Everglades Footage

Post by rick » Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:15 pm

That's a good one CaneFan.

I remember some boats with the half cage up here on the St. Johns when I was a kid. Kinda scary looking back at that now...especially the girl in the back seat lol.

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Re: Some Incredible Vintage Everglades Footage

Post by lariat » Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:16 pm

Awesome stuff! Thanks for sharing.

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Post by Gladesman06 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:51 pm

Thanks for sharing. I love seeing the history of the old school Gladesman.

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Re: Some Incredible Vintage Everglades Footage

Post by cowboy » Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:53 am

Awesome footage. Thank you Elmer Kirkland

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Post by keebo » Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:31 pm

Nice
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Post by terrible ted » Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:06 pm

Need more

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Re: Some Incredible Vintage Everglades Footage

Post by ranger1424 » Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:19 am

Excellent, thank you for sharing ,

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Re: Some Incredible Vintage Everglades Footage

Post by Andy » Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:42 am

Awesome video,,Thanx for posting it!!!

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Post by lilly-Pad » Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:39 am

:cheers: :salute: :proud: great stuff
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Re: Some Incredible Vintage Everglades Footage

Post by richbag » Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:55 pm

That is a great video. Would love seeing more if you have any Thank you.

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Re: Some Incredible Vintage Everglades Footage

Post by Sniper » Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:57 am

very cool, Boy they sure did not believe in prop guards back then , that was way scary :shock:
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Re: Some Incredible Vintage Everglades Footage

Post by Blownaway540 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:45 pm

Great video, back when men were men! Love the halftrack.
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