Ocean to Ocean in a T

The Centennial of the 1909 Ocean to Ocean Endurance Contest

Jeremy R Wilkinson
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  • Ripon, North Yorkshire
  • United Kingdom

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This site is primarily for drivers, copilots, and support personnel for the ocean to ocean run. Friends do not need to be members in order to view content. Please indicate year and model car and relative association to this event.
My own 1911 Model 'T' Ford Torpedo. My co driver(s) will be from New York: Gerry Tempest from Knaresborough UK, and from Olathe: Katie Fenwick from Durham UK.

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Reference: 2019 Ocean to Ocean Cross Country Tour

When you make your motel reservations, be aware that Day 10 with the stopover in Hannibal MO, is shown on the list as 24 June. This is incorrect! It is Tuesday, but the date is 25 June. Secondly, on Day 24 stopover at Pendleton ORE, the date is 9 July, not 7 July as it could be misread. Further advice is for Fort Morgan COLO. Super 8 Motel still has rooms but others are filling up fast. Watch out for some establishments taking payment with your booking, a year in advance!!

Posted on July 15, 2018 at 2:05pm — 3 Comments

Happy 4th July you guys!

Just a quick blog to say Happy 4th July to all our American cousins! I know you have to day off as a holiday because the actual 4 July fell on the week end, so maybe one or two are still reading the 020 and will see this! I also want to say a very BIG thank-you to all those fair souls who made the 020 Reunion in Harrisonburg VA last week or 2 ago. Kate and I enjoyed ourselves so much we want to come and live there! Thank -you especially to Dom Denio for allowing us to share his experiences of… Continue

Posted on July 5, 2010 at 10:43am

Message from the UK

Hi folks. I have just returned from the AGM of the Model 'T' Ford Register of Great Britain. I was very pleased to witness the Brooklands Award (a huge old silver cup) go to Peter MacAlister for his undeterred and concentrated involvement in the 020. Peter, as many of you will know, got immersed in the pure mechanics of keeping many 'T' vehicles (and owners!) going; right from day one, to the very end! As one who received hours of his very patient and skilled help, I could only applaud the… Continue

Posted on November 23, 2009 at 5:54am

Histeria at Hesperia!

At last I have had contact with Peter and Ian. I received this Email from Ian this morning. "Hi folks! At last a chance to get on t'internet. At the home of a friend of Peter's in a town called Hesperia, just north of Los Angeles. Initially this was not on my anticipated route but it seems to be working well as we have covered well over 1,000 miles now. Car is running well - thanks entirely to Peter - I just do the map reading etc...as there is no way I am going to drive the kind of terrain… Continue

Posted on September 20, 2009 at 7:47am

Two Brits have returned to USA - the 'T' bug has bitten!

We are all sorry to hear about your brother, Doug, and we hope all goes well for you and your family.

Peter MacAlister and Ian Evans have flown from the UK to Seattle and have kidnapped the 'T' of Dolph Cramer (it was parked in the showroom of Evergreen Ford!) and with Dolph's blessing, are going to drive it all the way to Florida.

With any luck, and if there is enough interest, I can update the blog with their progress or lack of it! They do not have a fixed route or itinerary, and I… Continue

Posted on September 11, 2009 at 9:41am — 3 Comments

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At 8:08pm on December 20, 2010, Kathryn L. Koch said…

Dear Jeremy,

Thank you for clearing that up.  I'm glad that UPS didn't hand off the DVDs to some strange woman.As I said before, I'll bring some of them to the June event in Vermont and if anyone is in the NYC area, I can get to them.

I hope that the winter weather is not upsetting your holiday plans.  We hear a lot of bad news out of Europe this week.  We've had only flurries, but no snow yet.

You, too have a wonderful Christmas and very Happy New Year!


At 1:38pm on December 11, 2010, Kathryn L. Koch said…

Dear Jeremy,

Of course I remember you1 I mailed the DVD's to Gary last summer, as per your directions. Below is the data.  Please check with Gary.  Perhaps he has them.  I will be bringing some copies to Vermont to sell.  I hesitate to mail more to Gary, if this didn't work.  Let me know what Gary has to say.  

Thank you,


Delivery Date / Time: 07-July-2010 / 5:30 PM
Driver Release Location: MET CUSTOMER WOMAN

Shipment Detail

Ship To: 
Mr. Gary Foerster 
Mr. Gary Foerster 


Weight: 1.0 LBS

Tracking Number: 1Z26Y5330395288484
Reference Number 1: Model T


At 4:48am on July 6, 2010, Gary Foerster said…
Jeremy; I saw your message to Kathryn in reference to her DVD set and sent her my address. Can hand them to you when we see you in the UK...Hope all is well, it's been hot here in New York for a week now..temps in the upper 90's. Looking forward to seeing you when in the UK....Should be in Yorkshire on or about the 30 / 31st of August.
At 2:54pm on July 21, 2009, Jim & Carol Sanford said…
My English friends,
I may have mentioned my roommate from College has been living in London for 20 years and has no intention of doing more than "visiting the Us" His so emaild me while we were crossing the country. George's son and Mom what get George an Austin Healley for his 65 th birthday. a righthand drive . I suggested a 3000. but that was only my imput.( I had a 104 le mans alluminum body in1965) (My parents paid to have it taken to a scrap yard). can you believ it!!!
Life goes on... Can you keep your eyes open for a nice ,restored healy.
I saw one at Doninton park last summer. I will follow up on it .
Fordually, Jim Delete Comment
At 4:40pm on July 5, 2009, Ralph Kemp said…
Hi Jerry
Hope your still ploughing in. Your nearly there so take it steady and keep checking your car over. Your going to make it
Best regards Ralph
At 7:16am on April 3, 2009, Gary Foerster said…
Yes, I'm an early person! I spoke with Larry yesterday, he leaves for the UK on the 4th. No problem if you need some help with the cars..my e-mail is dutch582@aol.com, tel 631 928-6735, Just now leaving for Washington DC for the Cherry Blossom Festival, back by Monday, Gary
At 2:04pm on April 1, 2009, Morris Dillow said…
Jeremy would you please let me know again what size of jacket /shirt you would like, I will bring them to New York, Thanks Morris
At 8:43am on March 31, 2009, Sven-Olov Hansson said…
I was not in Skotland last year. You may mix me up with my friend Bertil Lundgren from Sweden he was there.
Looking forward to see you anyway!!
At 8:26am on March 10, 2009, Gary Foerster said…
It was only a greeting and good luck. Look forward to seeing you on the trip..Gary
At 6:52pm on February 22, 2009, Milton R. Roorda said…
Hi Jeremy, I willpost some photos on Monday, I am unaware of what
the organizers have scheduled for us. I have talked with Mick Kemp
also about the trip.

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