Little White House Bump Gate

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MaxFarrar on February 27, 2013

This ingenious gate for vehicles (which I have never seen anywhere else) was built so that the president did not have to get out of his car to open and shut the gate. (A little joke that I am sure the president would have politely chuckled at.)

MaxFarrar on February 27, 2013

As an aside on the subject of disabilities - if you are interested: This short film on YouTube about amputee training during WWII states that the amputees were required to pass their driving test in an unmodified vehicle.

It does not mention that the president owned two Ford convertibles that were highly modified. I think the No Help Wanted film may be a little inaccurate in that guys using hooks or artificial legs probably always needed slight modifications to the car's controls.

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Photo taken in F.D. Roosevelt State Park, 2970 Georgia 190, Pine Mountain, GA 31822, USA

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  • Uploaded on February 7, 2012
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    by wagontrain
    • Taken on 2012/02/05 12:36:35
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