"People find things in their attic. They want to get
rid of it. I've only got two rules: It has to be old, and it has to
work -- or at least be fixable. You'd be surprised the things people
don't want anymore."
"You've got to see my bicycle. I've got the one and
only bicycle I've ever had, a 1936 Henderson. My brother inherited
it when he came along, and then I bought it back from him for a
dollar. I restored it and kept it and still ride it."
"Everybody knows Mr. Smith," says Ann Coleman,
Ackerman's municipal court clerk. "You see him ridin' around town in
his Model T. You hear him blowin' that whistle. I hear he's got a
lot of interesting things in his museum."