073: Bob & Anne Wieldraayer’s 1961 CJ-5 Jeep
This is my 1961 Willy’s CJ-5 Jeep. The Serial is #57548134623 and it was manufactured in July of 1961. When I brought it home in Dec. of 2010 it had 9279 miles. It belonged to Fire District 9 of Spokane, WA. from new to 1995 when it was sold at surplus. I bought it from the gentleman who purchased it at surplus and displayed it in his showroom of his Dodge dealership for 9 years.
We live in Royal City, WA. and make our living producing hay for export, domestic dairy, feed stores and horses. We enjoy going for evening drives around the countryside and taking in the views that can only be found driving a convertible! I joke and tell people that this is my Therapy Jeep because it is much more fun to work on and drive than tractors and balers. The parts are less expensive too!
-Bob & Anne Wieldraayer
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