It’s no secret that I LOVE the streetcars! I confess that I digitally removed the name of the “original” city. This is a vintage replica of a San Francisco car, and I never would deface (and devalue) the model.
I love this little parade, with the dog at the rear. The wagon was unpainted, and I knew it should be RED! I had to change the white sneakers on both boys to black boots/shoes. The small boy riding in the wagon is now African-American.
Ladies and little girls shopping – HO Scale
I encountered a blog recently entitled “Sh*t Black People Don’t Like.” One of the things on the list was Christmas Villages…because there are no black people. The Freeman family has been a part of Oak Valley since the beginning, and it is a prosperous African American family of Oak Valley. This is a new picture of the Freemans, headed to a holiday party with their little boy. I can’t resist rephotographing with the new backdrop! You will find another angle of the Freeman’s carriage in October 2011.