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On a fishing trip with my dad, c.1950 somewhere in Minnesota. My dad bought that 2.5 hp Johnson motor from a co-worker at the printing plant where he worked; he sold it back to the same co-worker over 20 years later for exactly what he paid for it, and upgraded to a new 7 hp Johnson. American made. View full size.