I Enjoy Vintage Tonka Trucks

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    Especially The Big Fuel Truck!

    I used to love the huge fuel tanker.  I could fill it with the garden hose and then "drive" it around to the backyard, hook up the hoses to the tank and fill up this big pit near my dad's compost heap.  It took about six trips to fill up the hole, but man was that fun...
    glasgif glasgif
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 20, 2010

    As Long As I Can Remember

    I have had Tonkas as long as I can remeber. The group "logo" is a photo of my small trucks from the late 60's to early 70's. I have some of the later set trucks too, but they are not the same as the early ones. I also have a larger "snorkel" fire truck from the...
    baringmysoul baringmysoul
    41-45, M
    May 4, 2010

    Before They Were Plastic

    BACK IN THE DAY TONKA WERE STEEL TRUCKS THAT WERE INDESTRUCTIBLE... NOT THIS PLASTIC CRAP KIDS GET TODAY..... I LOVE GOING TO MY BROTHER'S HOUSE AND PLAYING IN THE SANDBOX WITH MY NIECES AND NEPHEWS WITH THE SAME TRUCKS WE PLAYED WITH AS KIDS. MY BROTHER SAVED THEM ALL THESE...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Apr 17, 2010
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