• Sears once sold homes through their catalog. These kits included everything a home required, including plumbing, heating and wiring. Parts arrived by train to the buyer, who then had to assemble it themselves. Many of these houses still stand today.
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    • Buttercups today could never measure up to the generations of that day. God forbid if they even get their soft little hands dirty much less being accountable and responsible. They would also be too offended. How you ask? Idk but they’ll find something I’m sure.
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    • In fear of sounding like my grandparents, "they just don't make em like they used to"!
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    • Idea of the Old Wast
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    • Yeah they don't make them like they used to I wonder if it had as many parts as Ikea does for a dresser
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    • Can’t even talk an engineer student through resetting a breaker today
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    • They also sold barns, tractors, fencing, chicks, ducklings, and calves. I’m leaving some live animal out. Sheep, maybe.
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    • Unbelievable! It's remarkable! 100 years
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    • Never knew this! Interesting facts.
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    • How would that work out today?
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    • I wish they still did that, or would do that (in case this post is bullshit).
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    • That has to be haunted
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    • Almost looks like the house from "The Amityville Horror "!
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    • I love them.
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    • AWESOME
      DELaCaze 18 nov
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    • WOW!
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    • Our house is a Sears and Roebuck home. Came in on the train and set up near the train tracks and depot.
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    • DYI that lasts 100+ yrs...Yet, how many of the homes built by professionals today will be standing in 2120?
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    • Sears also built automobiles.
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    • They also sold pets
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    • There are a bunch of Sears homes in my town, they are still standing and very very old
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    • I guess you had to live along the railway system to get delivery...
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    • Thats interesting... never knew
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    • Wow 😮
      TammyA 15 nov
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