Ocean to Ocean in a T

The Centennial of the 1909 Ocean to Ocean Endurance Contest

September 2009 Blog Posts (7)

banner wanted

Does anyone know where I can get another cross country banner? One of ours got stolen at the Ford dealer in Washington. It is the banner with the map on it


Added by Warren & Betty Mortensen on September 30, 2009 at 8:09am — No Comments


I hear there will be a get together at hershey on Thursday? Does anyone have info...please send to Gary Foerster at dutch582@aol.com......Thanks

Added by Gary Foerster on September 27, 2009 at 12:07pm — 1 Comment

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

Added by Jeremy R Wilkinson on September 20, 2009 at 7:47am — No Comments

9/13/09 sunday

hi to all the wonderful model t family out there. wow, pete and ian, i wish i was up there in seattle to drive down to florida with you. my life has been a roller coaster ride rather than a T ride. i am now in birmingham alabama. my brother scott, (jono's father) was air lifted here on tuesday 9/8/09 and i flew down that day to be with him. we are in the university of alabama hosp. it is huge, and the largest employer in the state and also the 3rd best hosp in the USA. he has been through a lot… Continue

Added by douglas hauge on September 13, 2009 at 3:46pm — No Comments

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

Added by Jeremy R Wilkinson on September 11, 2009 at 9:41am — 3 Comments

labor day

i want to thank everyone for their phone calls and posting, and e mails. i am heading to florida within the next few days. scott is still in the hospital and now my dad is having some medical issues. so i have to go down to florida to help my mother. i will post when i get a chance. thanks for all the concern you Ters have shown and keep my family in your prayers. doug

Added by douglas hauge on September 7, 2009 at 3:08pm — No Comments

friday sept 4/09

well, where to start. i have left my car at barry fowlers home in anchorage AK. it is running great and barry has taken her out and stretched her legs a bit to keep her charged up. i am in Stittville NY at my home. i flew here from anchorage. my brother scott that flew to seattle and was with me at the banquet, its jonos father, is in the hospitial in florida. he is holding his own and has had a very rough time. i am now in a holding pattern here, i talk with him daily and my parents go to the… Continue

Added by douglas hauge on September 4, 2009 at 1:20pm — 1 Comment

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