2155RE: [carfree_cities] Re: No phone, no lights, no motor cars
- Jan 4, 2001Robert J. Matter wrote:
>> Push mowers would be cheaper, though they require a bit more labour.of
>Generally when you see them using a gasoline lawnmower it is on the edges
>ditches where there is a dense thicket.O.K., but maybe a brush mower or a scythe would be better?
>> plus I believe they can use pay phones?I'm surprised that they would be decorated.
>I guess so. I see an occasional pay phone booth on the roadside. They are
>plain white structures with peaked roofs that fit in with the surrounding
>farmhouses. About the size of an outhouse.
>> Also, this might seem weird, but in Elmira, Ontario there is actually ahttp://www.geocities.com/HotSprings/Villa/3057/amish03.jpg.
>> McDonald's with hitching posts.
>Oh yeah, all the businesses have hitching posts in Amish country. The La
>Grange county courthouse has hitching posts in the rear. Here's a buggy in
>downtown La Grange
I like the photo, it's also interesting seeing all that brick work
underneath the asphalt. Dawson
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