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April 11, 2010

Autobiography

1956 Chevy pickup is a family affair -- hand-painted by father, restored by son

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OWNER: Duane Baus, Maple Valley
OCCUPATION: Retired
CAR'S MAKE AND MODEL:1956 Chevy pickup
"I LOVE MY CAR BECAUSE ... this was my dad's truck. He called it 'Old Blue,' because he hand-painted it (with a brush) baby blue. When he got too old to drive he gave it to me and I had it restored to its original condition."

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