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Tour Bus to Jake's Corner, Yukon ... are ya comin' ???
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Alberta Mike    Posted 07-18-2002 at 08:40:11       [Reply]  [Send Email]
There's a local tour company here that I see is organizing a bus tour and one of the stops is Jake's Corner, Yukon, can you believe it? Price is cheap, mind you the bus is an old fella, a '43 Winnemucker Transporter with a 7 cylinder spherical diesel motor. Seems it was transplanted from a WWII warplane, or so the story goes. No air conditioning either, but they do occasionally open the side shutters. Anyways, they stop at Jake's Corner for a few days with accomodations at the 3-Mile Hill Motel. The barmaids are said to be REAl friendly-like for those of you who might be interested in some co-ed activity. I bought my ticket and a guy can get some pineapple pickin' in at Jakes place, or at least that's what the brochure says. Mail me $10 US (no elcheapo Canadian dollars) and I'll reserve you a seat, well ... I'll reserve you a space on the bench. Bus leaves sometimes next year. See ya.


Fawteen    Posted 07-18-2002 at 14:45:53       [Reply]  [No Email]
Is Stinkyfeets McGonigle still drivin' that ol' Winnemucker? I thought the Smithsonian had talked him outta that thing years ago! If it's still running, Stinkyfeets is the onliest one alive that could drive it, durn thing has two clutches and three shift levers. Ol' Stinky's Mom lived a little too close to the ETD factory, and the radiation from the Engine Works blessed Stinky with two feet on his left leg and three arms. Useta steer with his nose and shift with all three arms. He could make that sucker sing, that's for sure!


Jake back at Jakes Corner YT    Posted 07-18-2002 at 15:30:46       [Reply]  [No Email]
Well, you're right of course. ol' Alberta Mike is the expert on that bus and its driver but there will never be another driver like him. Did you ever meet his brother Herkimer? Another unusual fella. He could hold his breath for 2 hours at a time and could see underwater better than a fish. Some of them ol' boys said he had a set of gills but I don't know. He made a good living as a Dam Inspector. He used to pick up a big rock and just walk out into the lake and over to the dam, look it over then walk back out. Yup, it was really something to see. Last I heard of him was they sent him over to Egipt is inspect all their dams.


Alberta Mike    Posted 07-18-2002 at 15:54:39       [Reply]  [No Email]
Didn't ya hear? Last damn dam he inspected, well it had sort of a hole in the middle of it and dagnaggit if he didn't get his thumb caught in it while checkin' out the turbine thing underwater. Well, his two hours under water record was broken by five days. Funeral services were last month in Cairo.


Hogman    Posted 07-18-2002 at 16:17:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
Sure do hate ta hear that bout ole Herk ,he was a good'un He was,dedecated ta His job Ya noe,recon thats what did'im in, see sompthin wrong'n just stop right there'n fix it iff'n it could be done.
Are They holdin any kind'a ceremonees in Holland ta rekignize tha simalaraty ta their heroic dike finger poker? Seem a shame iff'n they das'nt.


Bob /Ont.    Posted 07-18-2002 at 16:28:36       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Be a mittenjabben fingerpoken event there Hogman.
Later Bob


Bluetoof from East Overshoe    Posted 07-18-2002 at 15:40:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
Ha. Inspecting dams in E-gypped. Aswan for the record books!


Fawteen    Posted 07-18-2002 at 15:33:40       [Reply]  [No Email]
Ya know, I allus wondered why ol' Herk wore turtleneck sweaters year 'round like that!


Hogman    Posted 07-18-2002 at 16:24:26       [Reply]  [No Email]
Rotten kids usta tease'im bout tha gill'y things Ya noe. Started wearin them high top collers ta cover em up. Recon He was right selfconshus bout em. Recon they'll bury'im at sea?


Jake back at Jakes Corner YT    Posted 07-18-2002 at 11:52:15       [Reply]  [No Email]
Well Mike, to give ya an update, we are gettin' ready to receive them tourists. We are building a new outhouse and this one will even have doors on it. The carpenters are enlarging the bunkhouse and putting in real doors and some of the windows will have real glass if it gets here in time. Naughtyfingers LaRue will have her full staff available to give complete, full body messages. Them guests will learn all about pineapple farm in the Yukon. I be givin' ya updates from time to time.


ger    Posted 07-18-2002 at 12:39:01       [Reply]  [No Email]
do you think well learn nough bout the pineapple farming ta try doin some bach here in the rockies


Hogman*** NOPE    Posted 07-18-2002 at 16:29:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
Don't get cold enough for Em,recon thats why Jake moved back ta tha Yukon,takes too much ice ta keep em cool in Kansas.


ger    Posted 07-18-2002 at 17:42:51       [Reply]  [No Email]
ah so thats the secret , fiured it was more n the muskeg an permafrost thanks hogman im learnin more everyday later ger


Bob /Ont.    Posted 07-18-2002 at 19:55:41       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Don't let them try to fool you Ger, it's the muskeg and skeeter manuer.
Later Bob


ger    Posted 07-18-2002 at 20:00:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
i think so bob think they just trying ta keep the secret all ta themselves so they can control that pineapple market ,thanks later ger


ger    Posted 07-18-2002 at 12:30:46       [Reply]  [No Email]
maybe naughtfingers la rue,can help, christy with cow boy joe i see he was looking for that massage this a.m. lol


ger    Posted 07-18-2002 at 08:49:28       [Reply]  [No Email]
sign me up needs some pineapple an an the coed activity sounds good as im always being told to get more exercise,an besides the chance to ride a wonderous bus like that would certainly be worth the 10 bucks , US of course


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