Now Main Street's whitewashed windows and vacant stores
Seems like there ain't nobody wants to come down here no more
They're closing down the textile mill across the railroad tracks
Foreman says these jobs are going boys and they ain't coming back
To your hometown
the tractor in the back caught my eye, not the business front, which is cool
A H Warnement Sales and Service.
Bernard “Bud” J. Warnement of Plainwell, MI passed away Monday, September 29, 2014
Bud was born October 21, 1928 in Plainwell, MI, he was a 1946 graduate of Plainwell High School.
Following graduation he served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. On July 1, 1950 in Otsego, Bud was married to Vivian J. Paddock.
For many years Bud was the co-owner of A.H. Warnement Farm Equipment and Repair in Plainwell, selling new and used farm equipment and working as a tractor mechanic.
Bud served with the Plainwell Fire Department for several years and with Gun Plain Twp. Fire Department for over 65 years, serving as Chief and Assistant Chief. https://www.winkelfuneralhome.com/tag/allegan/page/6/
That's the midwest, the WW2 generation. No you tube and facebook nonsense, they went to war, they came back, they worked as mechanics, and firefighters. They drove station wagons, went fishing, and made the fireworks happen every 4th of July.
They made America great.