Thanks, everybody, for all the suggestions. I especially appreciate the
suggestions from experience.
These are the original pencil-on-vellum drawings. My dad had a small
income stream from reprinting blueprints. Two thirds of the drawings
are custom homes, with the rest spread among commercial buildings, city
parks, oilfield equipment, patent drawings, and other stuff I haven't
figured out yet.
At this point, I plan to contact, in this order
* City library
* Historical society
* Local architect or two
Getting rid of them all at one go is easiest.
He lived in Hobbs, NM, a small city within sight of the end of the
world, so if I wind up giving them to the customers, I'll just deliver
them. I could deliver all of them by car for $20.00 in gas and a couple
of day's time. I'd spend _way_ more than that mailing them. Since I'll
be back there to shut down the house and move my Mom to Dallas, it'd be
a nice hobby for the evenings.
As a former CADD teacher, you might contact the local high school or
vocational school as they typically need real examples of buildings to
repro in CADD.
Just think, you may be able to claim being the root cause of many levels
of teenage frustration as they claim that your father failed to place
the correct or enough dimensions to build the building they are trying
Too much fun.
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