Actually, this title posted yesterday on imgur was incorrect. As some commenters pointed out, the bicycle was in fact left behind in the mid-1950s by a local resident who simply abandoned it. Interestingly, “the tree that ate a bicycle” on Washington’s Vashon Island has even inspired a Berkeley Breadthed’s 1994 book, Red Ranger Came Calling. (sources: imgur, snopes.com)

A Boy Chained His Bike When He Went to War in 1914

Actually, this title posted yesterday on imgur was incorrect. As some commenters pointed out, the bicycle was in fact left behind in the mid-1950s by a local resident who simply abandoned it. Interestingly, “the tree that ate a bicycle” on Washington’s Vashon Island has even inspired a Berkeley Breadthed’s 1994 book, Red Ranger Came Calling. (sources: imgur, snopes.com)