Sunday, July 23, 2017

Classic Cars 2

This car was produced about 1920.  Note the "Continental" mount for the spare tire and no top on the car.

Front end view of the same car.  The running lights are located behind the headlights and are powered by kerosene.

Same car.  Brake pedal, clutch pedal, ignition switch.  The throttle lever is located on the steering wheel along with a spark-advance lever.

 Like trucks?  This Dodge is equipped with a winch.

A little info about the truck.

Another Auburn

Note the horn under the headlight.

1930's sedan

Four headlights, white walled tires with spare mounted on driver's side.

This applies to the car above

1930's roadster - Rumble seat in rear.  Spare tire mounted on rear bumper. 

This is "under the hood" on the roadster above.  Six cylinders - straight six.

More cars soon when we have good WiFi and are not traveling.

Ron, Tippy and Treky.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Classic Cars 1

Today, we will explore the National Auto & Truck Museum in Auburn, Indiana.

Tippy says, "We are absolutely not going to another boring car museum unless I have an opportunity to do a little shopping."  So, that's what we did.  Tippy got a new leash, new harness, new toy and her favorite treat and dog food.  Then, we went back to the Classic Car Museum.

I am so tired of old cars.

This place has toy cars too.  - Not for sale though.

Toy trucks and tractors - See the cannon  and farm implements?

More toy cars.  

We'll see the real classic cars tomorrow.

Ron, Tippy and Treky

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Auburn, Cord, Duesenberg 3

The year that I was born

That car has a beautiful hood - like a boat.

We have been without WiFi for the last few days - That's the way it is when you are traveling.

This completes out trip to the Auburn, Cord, Duesenberg museum.  Tomorrow, we'll go to the Classic Car Museum,

Ron, Tippy and Treky

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Auburn, Cord, Duesenberg 2

More old automobiles tomorrow.  Ron loves this place.  Tippy and Treky - not so much.

Ron, Tippy and Treky

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Auburn, Cord, Duesenberg Automobiles 1

This is where history happened.  It is the original international headquarters building of the Auburn Automobile Company located in Auburn, Indiana.


See Treky way out there parked in the shade?  Tippy can't go in the museum so she's in Treky with the air conditioner going full blast.

Statue of Mr. Cord who was the General Manager of the Auburn Motor Company.


A beautiful Duesenberg - Look at those headlights and the two horns.

Side view.  Notice the spare tire and the trunk.


I would love to have one of these - It's beautiful - and baby blue.

A Cord convertible - Nice paint too.

Another favorite

My parents owned one like this.  The seat folded up in the back is known as a "Rumble Seat".

We will have at least four more posts on this subject.

Ron, Tippy and Treky