Phil Pfuehler photo.
Jim Foster of River Falls, maker of toy wooden cars, holds a 1930 Model A sedan he built recently. The car happens to be the same as the first real car Foster bought used in 1939 as a 16-year-old old in Mankato, Minn., for $49. “I had that car all through high school,” he said. “Too bad I don’t have it now. It’s probably worth thousands.”
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