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  • Exceptional Evening at Rancharrah | National Automobile Museum
    Rancharrah Special thank you to Airport Mini Bus Karen Burns Productions Rancharrah and John Harrah Explore More 2016 Raffle Car Friday November 6 2015 2015 Raffle Car Winner Ticket 054713 Thursday November 5 2015 25th Annual Trick or Treat in the Streets of the Museum Wednesday October 7 2015 Denim Cool Rags and Rides Wednesday August 5 2015 Combined Test Tune Adopt A Car Event Friday June 26 2015 join

    Original URL path: http://www.automuseum.org/blog/exceptional-evening-rancharrah (2016-02-10)
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  • Fantastic 2013 History Symposium | National Automobile Museum
    you so much to everyone who attended our great speakers and supporters including Nevada Humanities Harrah s Reno National Automobile Museum Volutneers and Teaching American History Project Explore More 2016 Raffle Car Friday November 6 2015 2015 Raffle Car Winner Ticket 054713 Thursday November 5 2015 25th Annual Trick or Treat in the Streets of the Museum Wednesday October 7 2015 Denim Cool Rags and Rides Wednesday August 5 2015

    Original URL path: http://www.automuseum.org/blog/fantastic-2013-history-symposium (2016-02-10)
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  • Gallery 1 and the Lead Up to the Brush Roadster | National Automobile Museum
    a desire to move beyond the agrarian based transportation of the past and into an expression of the mechanized age of the future Machines were being utilized in every endeavor of modern life to replace human and animal labor why not transportation Inventiveness began to solve these issues with creative solutions Large wagon like vehicles addressed the utility and compatibility issues Look to the International Harvester high wheel motor buggy in Gallery 1 Large wheels set 57 apart fit existing wagon ruts and offered high ground clearance for unimproved trails Haul hay and produce all week long and then drop in the accessory seat for the Saturday afternoon trip into town and the Sunday ride to church Early automobiles maintained the familiar appearance of the horse drawn buggy And with the engine beneath the seat or under a hood the view improved significantly Study the vehicles near the entrance to Gallery 1 and note what they would look like if there was a horse in the picture It is not a stretch of the imagination to picture the evolution from equine power to internal combustion thrust There was another significant drawback that needed to be addressed The automobile was too expensive for the average household Initially Old Dobbin s replacement in the transportation field was marketed to the well heeled 2 500 would get you a nice touring car such as the Pierce Arrow in Gallery 1 or your own home In 1910 that was a tough call for most Numerous articles in the trades were calling for a breakthrough the 500 car American ingenuity to the call again Smaller and lighter automobiles began to be developed to address the staggering cost barrier An innovative solution was the Metz which you can find a bit further in Gallery 1 Components

    Original URL path: http://www.automuseum.org/blog/gallery-1-and-lead-brush-roadster (2016-02-10)
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  • Clifford's Birthday Party | National Automobile Museum
    celebrated with a Clifford episode in the theater a scavenger hunt throughout the Museum balloon sculptures birthday cake reading and more A great time was had by all Explore More 2016 Raffle Car Friday November 6 2015 2015 Raffle Car Winner Ticket 054713 Thursday November 5 2015 25th Annual Trick or Treat in the Streets of the Museum Wednesday October 7 2015 Denim Cool Rags and Rides Wednesday August 5

    Original URL path: http://www.automuseum.org/blog/cliffords-birthday-party (2016-02-10)
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  • Legacy for Lana | National Automobile Museum
    cowl phaetons was designed by Ralph Roberts and custom built by LeBaron Carrossiers in Detroit Michigan The car featured an all aluminum body concealed headlamps folding windshield and hide away top There were a total of six Newports constructed by Chrysler as show vehicles and four are known to exist today One of the Newports was selected as the 1940 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car This was the first and still the only time a non production car has been used in this event The owner of the car displayed here was millionaire playboy Henry J Bob Topping former husband of Lana Turner Topping customized the car by substituting a Cadillac engine and transmission for the Chrysler components He also personalized the car by having his name cast into the hubcaps and engine valve covers and adding his initials to the grill Explore More 2016 Raffle Car Friday November 6 2015 2015 Raffle Car Winner Ticket 054713 Thursday November 5 2015 25th Annual Trick or Treat in the Streets of the Museum Wednesday October 7 2015 Denim Cool Rags and Rides Wednesday August 5 2015 Combined Test Tune Adopt A Car Event Friday June 26 2015 join our mailing list Join

    Original URL path: http://www.automuseum.org/blog/legacy-lana (2016-02-10)
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  • $2 Senior Day - February 20, 2013 | National Automobile Museum
    62 and older The Museum is open from 9 30 am 5 30 pm with a guided tour at 1 30 pm and audio tours available throughout the day Explore More 2016 Raffle Car Friday November 6 2015 2015 Raffle Car Winner Ticket 054713 Thursday November 5 2015 25th Annual Trick or Treat in the Streets of the Museum Wednesday October 7 2015 Denim Cool Rags and Rides Wednesday August

    Original URL path: http://www.automuseum.org/blog/2-senior-day-february-20-2013 (2016-02-10)
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  • AARP Driver Safety Program at the Museum | National Automobile Museum
    AARP Driver Safety Program at the Museum Tuesday May 17 1 to 4 p m Refresher course for drivers 50 and older that qualifies for auto insurance discounts for those 55 and older 14 and 12 for AARP members Register at 775 786 3509 or www aarp org drive Date Tuesday May 17 2016 join our mailing list Join navigate Plan Your Visit Events Photos Membership location contact information 10

    Original URL path: http://www.automuseum.org/calendar/aarp-driver-safety-program-museum-8 (2016-02-10)
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  • Blue Star Museums National Program | National Automobile Museum
    Your Visit Calendar Membership Banquets Education PHOTOS Shop Donate Today Slideup Blue Star Museums National Program May 30 to September 5 Memorial Day to Labor Day Free Admission to active duty military families Date Monday May 30 2016 to Monday September 5 2016 join our mailing list Join navigate Plan Your Visit Events Photos Membership location contact information 10 South Lake Street Reno NV 89501 775 333 9300 Museum Hours

    Original URL path: http://www.automuseum.org/calendar/blue-star-museums-national-program-1 (2016-02-10)
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