“After we delivered the car to the driver, he turned on her and he came to life. It was like watching someone do magic,” said Gole.
One of the most isolated countries in the world, landlocked Nepal was largely inaccessible by modern transport at the time.
In the coming years, Gole performed several cars, not relaxing for a couple of days in between assignments.
“We never had any money – the Ranas took all the taxes, we had to rely on agriculture for food,” says Gole AFP at his home in the village of Chitlang.
However, the Ranas could afford to splash not only Mercedes and Ford, but to pay tens of porters to carry them on the mountains of India.
Their penchant for luxury cars has been so well known that, in 1939, Adolf Hitler possessed of Mercedes Benz rule and Jung Bahadur Rana Juddha Shumsher to persuade him to keep the troops feared Gurkhas of Nepal on the Second World War.
First day in Gole work began at five in the morning. After attaching the logs together to build a bamboo stretcher to the car, he and 63 other bearers hoisted their loads on their shoulders and started walking.
Dressed in thick cotton clothes and slippers fragile they chanted “pull, pull, move it forward,” as they sailed through the steep passes and fast-flowing rivers, trekking for about five weeks.
Before the Himalayan nation’s first highway built in 1956 as the capital had paved roads, and the holders were the only ways to get cars to the rich Rana dynasty.
Gole had never even heard of cars when he started to work as a porter at the age of 20, let alone seen.
Although the town Chitlang where he was born in 1922 is only 16 km (10 miles) from Kathmandu, it was accessible by car for a decade.
His father was a farmer and taxes collected on behalf of the Ranas, who ruled Nepal until 1951 that the first hereditary ministers.