From:Luke Griesbach
Subject:Thanks Carl Date:Fri Feb 8 15:08:59 2008
Hello All,

About six months ago i purchased my first Henderson project. The first person i called was Carl Vandre. He's been a huge help with my restoration. I was fortunate enough to spend three days with him on December 17-19. Not sure if it was the simple fact that both of us grew up on farms in Wisconsin, or the generation that he comes from, but Carl and Dorthey welcomed me like family. Carl taught me more about Hendersons in those short three days then i would learn over the next 30 years, along with that he through in a few of his life stories. I've included a photo of Carl boring out my 27 deluxe cylinders at his small, but quaint shop. Will have a beer or two at Davenport this year in memory of Carl Vandre.

Sadly missed,