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hemihampton

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Then after they tore down a Building at the back alley I see some bottles hanging out of wall cut in half like guillintined by the Bulldozer or backhoe.P1040702.jpgP1040703.jpg
 

hemihampton

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I looked down & found 2 complete bottles in the dirt. SO, I come back with shovel & start digging. LEON.P1040704.jpgP1040705.jpg
 

hemihampton

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Ends up about 1 foot below surface is a layer of nothing but bottles, many many bottles.LEON.P1040707.jpgP1040708.jpgP1040709.jpg
 

hemihampton

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First visit I dug about 20+ whole bottles. but like a Bonehead I didn't plane ahead & bring my usual Wine Bottle Box with Seperators, Almost always have one in the car. So what to Do? Being a Detroit Alley that are always well known to be littered with Trash & Dead Body's I decide to look for a box or Bag to haul my priceless Gems. SO, What do I find? No Box or Bag or Body's but I do find the next best thing, A Milkcrate. Perfect, load up my 20 bottles & hit the road. LEON.P1040710.jpgP1040711.jpgP1040712.jpg
 

hemihampton

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I came back the next day with another Milkcrate. Unfortunately I forget my Camera in the car. I was about to go get it when I seen a bunch of nosey old ladies hanging out on there back porch eyeballing me & wondering what the Hell I'm doing over there digging in the Dirt. Probably thought I was trying to dig up some old Copper Water Pipes for Scrape Metal. Not wanting to attract any more attention to myself I left the Camera in the car. Wondering if the old ladies called the cops & waiting for them to show up. BUT, Being Detroit highly unlikely the Cops would be showing up anytime soon. SO, I dug another 20 bottles & add them to my new addition Milkcrate. But no Pictures of this 2nd excursion. So I post pics from my first visit. When I seen the big W on bottom of bottles I knew what that was. LEON.P1040713.jpgP1040714.jpgP1040716.jpg
 

hemihampton

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That is freakin' awesome! Congratulations on that!

Do you collect any hutches, or just Michigan ones?

I prefer Michigan Hutches but have hundreds, maybe thousands of other bottles, many older Michigan Blob Top Beers & Bottles from others States but concentrate on Michigan mainly. LEON.
 

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