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    Gallery: With death of ‘hubcap man,’ Winthrop landmark going away - Staff photo by Joe Phelan | of | Share this photo

    Margaret Hawes talks about her late husband, Arthur Hawes, during an interview Tuesday at the Haweses' former home on Route 133 in Winthrop.

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    A clock that the late Arthur Hawes made from a hubcap is seen Tuesday at the Haweses' former home on Route 133 in Winthrop.

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    Some of the thousands of hubcaps at the Haweses' former home on Route 133 in Winthrop, as seen on Tuesday.

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    A clipping of a December 1988 Kennebec Journal story about Arthur Hawes and his hubcaps.

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    Gallery: With death of ‘hubcap man,’ Winthrop landmark going away - Staff file photo by Jim Fossett | of | Share this photo

    This 1988 file photo shows Arthur Hawes at the family home on Route 133 in Winthrop.

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    Some of the thousands of hubcaps at the Haweses' former home on Route 133 in Winthrop, as seen on Tuesday.

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    General Motors discontinued the Oldsmobile trademark in 2004, but a driver who still owns one might be looking this Oldsmobile hubcap, one of the thousands of hubcaps still dotting the yard Tuesday at the Haweses' former home on Route 133 in Winthrop.

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    Some of the thousands of hubcaps at the Haweses' former home on Route 133 in Winthrop, as seen on Tuesday.

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    Gallery: With death of ‘hubcap man,’ Winthrop landmark going away - Staff photo by Joe Phelan | of | Share this photo

    This Pontiac hubcap is one of the thousands that lay scattered around the lot Tuesday at the Haweses' former home on Route 133 in Winthrop. General Motors stopped making Pontiacs in 2010.

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    Gallery: With death of ‘hubcap man,’ Winthrop landmark going away - Staff photo by Joe Phelan | of | Share this photo

    Some of the thousands of hubcaps at the Haweses' former home on Route 133 in Winthrop, as seen on Tuesday.

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