Walter P. Chrysler Museum

Last month, there was a car show at work (aka Chrysler). Since I didn’t have much going on I figured that I would go, plus it was free. I’m all for cheap/free entertainment. Car picture overload…be prepared.

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The first set of pictures are from the Walter P Chrysler Museum. All of the vehicles in the museum are kept in working order, meaning they can be driven right out of the museum.

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1924 Chrysler B-70 Phaeton “The Chrysler”

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1928 Plymouth Model Q Coupe

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1928 Plymouth Model Q Coupe

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1939 Plymouth PS Deluxe

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1939 Plymouth PS Deluxe

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1934 Chrysler Airflow Model CU

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1934 Chrysler Airflow Model CU

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1929 Desoto Six Roadster

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1929 Desoto Six Roadster

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1943 Willy’s Overland Jeep

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1943 Willy’s Overland Jeep

The Toledo Jeep Plant (ironically in Toledo, Ohio) restored a 1942 Willy’s Military Jeep for Memorial Day. They are now part of a permanent a memorial in honor of the troops that have fought of your country.

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1942 Willy’s on the 3rd floor of the Chrysler Building

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Toldeo Assembly Plant Memorial

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1902 Rambler Roadster

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1909 Hudson Roadster

During World War Two, almost all of the manufacturing plants helped with the war effort…

This is how Chrysler helped out…

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Chrysler’s 30 Cylinder Tank Engine

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World War Two Aircraft Engine

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World War Two Aircraft Engine

In the museum there were quite a few engines around the place. I talking to an older lady about something and all of a sudden I was saying “all of these engines look weird to me because of the carburetors.” I don’t think I’ve ever seen a car with a carburetor (at least on none show cars).

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1951 Hemi Engine

This is what a 1941 Chrysler Town & Country looks like…

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1941 Chrysler Town & Country

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1941 Chrysler Town & Country

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1941 Chrysler Town & Country

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1941 Chrysler Town & Country

And this is what a 2014 Chrysler Town & Country looks like…

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2014 Chrysler Town & Country

In 1951 the average income was $4194, a loaf of bread cost 16 cents, a gallon of milk cost 92 cents and a gallon of gas cost 27 cents. Chrysler introduced the 1951 NewYorker with a Hemi V8 and an industry first, power steering.

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1951 Chrysler NewYorker

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1951 Chrysler NewYorker

Anyone watch Pawn Stars on the History channel? Doesn’t this Imperial look like it should have The Old Man driving it.

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1956 Imperial South Hampton Coupe

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1956 Imperial South Hampton Coupe

Speaking of the History channel, here is the Plymouth Roadrunner the Danny from Counting Cars is always looking for…

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1970’s Plymouth Roadrunner

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1970’s Plymouth Roadrunner

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1970’s Plymouth Roadrunner

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1970’s Plymouth Roadrunner

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1955 Chrysler 300

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1957 Plymouth Fury

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1957 Plymouth Fury

1953 Dodge Red Ram, another V8 Hemi, came with 241 cubic inch engine and 140 horsepower and in 1957 that was increased to 325 cubic inch engine and 310 horsepower.

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1953 Dodge Red Ram

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1953 Dodge Red Ram

In 1955 Dodge came up with a car that was suppose to appeal to women. The Dodge La Femme, was a pink car… Let’s just say it didn’t work, Dodge sold very few of them, less then 2500 were made between two years of production. There are less 40 are still known to exist.

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1955 Dodge La Femme

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1955 Dodge La Femme

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1955 Dodge La Femme

After I killed most of the battery on my iPhone while taking pictures in the museum I was only able to take pictures of the some of the cars in the car show.

One would think that a car show that is held at Chrysler would have only Chrysler products. That was not true, here is proof. Ford’s Model T…

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Ford Model T

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Ford Model T

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Ford Model T – Ran over a raccoon…

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Ford Model T

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Ford Model T

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Ford Model T – Gas tank?

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Ford Model T

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Ford Model T – Wooden spokes

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Ford Model T

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Ford Model T

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Ford Model T

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1967 Plymouth Belvedre

I was surprised on how many Vipers there were at the car show…like half the show was Vipers the other half was Challengers.

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Dodge Viper

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Dodge Viper

I love Rams! Probably the reason why I work at Warren Truck Assembly Plant (aka the plant where Rams are produced). Let’s just say I got really excited when I saw the Dodge Powerwagon.

1950’s Dodge Powerwagon…

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1950’s Dodge Powerwagon

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1950’s Dodge Powerwagon

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1950’s Dodge Powerwagon

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1950’s Dodge Powerwagon

2014 Ram Powerwagon…

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2014 Ram Power Wagon

I was walking around the car show and came across this baby… Guy said it looked weird that all of the cars were all polished up and this was still showing it’s rust. Honestly, I love the rust and the sweat behind this Dodge Job Rider.

1950’s Dodge Job Rated…

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1950’s Dodge Job Rated

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1950’s Dodge Job Rated

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1950’s Dodge Job Rated

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1950’s Dodge Job Rated

I don’t know what this car is or what year it is but it looks like it came right out of The Great Gatsby.

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1920’s Garbage Truck

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1920’s Garbage Truck

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1970’s Dodge Challenger

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1970’s Dodge Challenger – With the Pink Panther in the back.

Sorry, not sorry, about the picture overload. I love cars…probably why I work in the automotive industry.

Over and out,
Lyndsey

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