In Memory of Al Wasilewski. RENO - Albert “Al” Leon Wasilewski passed away on January 22, 2020.Al was born on March 28, 1920 in Cleveland, OH to Vincent And Rose H. (Kozak) Wasilewski. Al married his sweetheart Margaret “Peggy” F. Kosko on December 31, 1938. A few years later they
By Jay Hubbard, Automotive Collections Manager Preservation Guidelines for Storage Most collectors are familiar with the processes required for the care and cleaning of the exterior surface areas and the interiors of our treasures. I want to address the care and preservation of those less seen areas, the beating heart
Erwin “Cannonball” Baker, Thurs., Dec. 12. Record-setting motorcycle racing pioneer. Presented by Museum Volunteer George Canavan
The Evolution of Gasoline Quality. Thurs., Nov. 14. Presented by Museum Docent Chair Rod Smith. Rod Smith heads the docent program at the National Automobile Museum and is retired from Chevron after 34 years in refinery and pipeline management. He served as Operations and Maintenance Manager of the Caspian Pipeline
NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM RAFFLES OFF CORVETTE FOR 2019 FUNDRAISER Annually, the nonprofit National Automobile Museum raffles off a car donated by a generous supporter as a fundraising effort. In November 2019, one winner will take home a 2005 Chevrolet Corvette C6 2-Door Hatchback, in addition to helping support the National
Billy Durant. Thurs., Oct. 10. The colorful genius who created General Motors. Presented by automotive historian William N. Cathey, Ph.D. William N. Cathey retired in 2012 as Vice Provost and physics professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. His career at UNR began in 1967.
Jackie Frady, president and executive director is retiring and her 38-year career with Harrah’s Automobile Collection and the National Automobile Museum, and 27 years as Executive Director, will conclude on November 7, 2019. I have been blessed with a remarkable career, both highly rewarding and challenging, which made for a