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2008-09-15 06:00:24

Tim Herr, who lives in New Holland, sent us this photo of his grandfather Ira H. Herr (1888-1977) standing in front of his 1936 Chevrolet sedan home delivery-milk truck on his farm. Tim also added this fascinating story about the dairy business.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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