Ocean to Ocean in a T

The Centennial of the 1909 Ocean to Ocean Endurance Contest

March 2009 Blog Posts (5)

Need an oil change in Dearborn, Michigan? BYOO

Peter Bernhardt asked me to coordinate an oil change process for all of you while we are in Dearborn, Michigan. I met with management at Greenfield Village yesterday in this regard. (I am a volunteer there in the Antique Vehicle Garage.) We struck an agreement to make this happen. Here is how it will work:



BYOO - "Bring Your Own Oil" We will not have oil for you.

I will arrange for a few of our Model T garage volunteers to work that day in the Village.

I will have a… Continue

Added by Steve Shotwell on March 17, 2009 at 3:38pm — 1 Comment

Crowne Plaza Parking Restrictions

The above picture was taken at the Crowne Plaza Hotel garage entrance in White Plains. My wife and I visited the facility last week. I spoke with Peter and Mary Bernhardt and they said that we can park for free in the hotel parking garage. Please be aware that the garage has a height restriction of 6' 4", as the picture indicates. This will be a concern for all of us. With the top down, our '24 touring car will be able to enter the garage. Once we… Continue

Added by Steve Shotwell on March 17, 2009 at 3:11pm — 7 Comments

1909 film.....From the Seattle Channel

use the following link to see a 20 min. film about the 1909 race:

http://www.seattlechannel.org/videos/video.asp?ID=4030716

Copy and paste the link to see the film.

Added by Gary Foerster on March 15, 2009 at 9:32pm — No Comments

Priority Club Rewards at Holiday inns

I have a "Priority Club Rewards" membership which is good at holiday inns and Crowne Plaza.
1-888-211-9874. We get 10 points for every dollar spent. hotels vary , but 15,000 point will get a fee nignt. so we might get one or 2 free nights on the tour. My gas and holiday inn bill for 1884 was $5600.
My son , David, discovered pay for view movies and room service.!
Jim

Added by Jim & Carol Sanford on March 11, 2009 at 11:55am — No Comments

Douglas ,Ryan and Jono Hauge Blog site

having spent another loooong winter in upstate NY, it started snowing shortly after getting home from hershey last fall and hasn't stopped. as an avid T driver, 6 months of not driving a T is too long. yes we took the depot hack out to get the christmas tree, and did take the T snowmobile out this winter, but give me a T with the top down and and the sun on me anytime. when the ocean to ocean tour ends in july, i plan on driving up to alaska, and then back down to through oregon trail to see as… Continue

Added by douglas hauge on March 8, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

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