Billy Jones
3 min readMar 27
Photo by Shadrach Warid on Unsplash

Another true story from The Daze of my Youth.

It was sometime in the mid to late 1970s, I was working for a manufacturer here in Greensboro, North Carolina that made parts and supplies for the textile and tire industries. I’ll not mention the name. I often spent boring days in the shop making the same parts over and over again, but at night and on weekends I drove a GMC short nose conventional tractor with a 6–71 Detroit Diesel…

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