’32 Ford Coupe Tether Car

’32 Ford Coupe Tether Car

Craftsman: Marshall Ziegert

Catalog #: 2016.8.14

Contributor: 419

This ’32 Ford tether car measures about 7 inches wide, 4.25 inches high, 13 inches long, and weighs 6.25 pounds.

“So What Speed Shop” OS Powered Tether Car

“So What Speed Shop” OS Powered Tether Car

Craftsman: Chris Garcia

Knapp Collection #: 421

Catalog #: 2016.8.16

Contributor: Paul Knapp

This aluminum tether car was custom-built by Chris Garcia for Ed Hegarty and sports Chris’s custom wire wheels. 

1/3 Scale Tadpole Mini-Tether Car

1/3 Scale Tadpole Mini-Tether Car

Craftsman: Ted Maciag

Knapp Collection #: 171

Catalog #: 2008.10.50

Contributor: Paul Knapp

The Tadpole is powered by a Cox .01 cubic inch engine with a 2:1 gear ratio driving the rear wheels. It runs on alcohol and 25% nitromethane for fuel.

1/6 Scale 1932 Duesenberg SJ

1/6 Scale 1932 Duesenberg SJ

Craftsman: Louis Chenot

Catalog #: 2013.51.1

Donor: Louis Chenot

Louis Chenot’s incredible 1/6 scale model 1932 Duesenberg SJ features a running straight-eight, 32-valve engine, working transmission with reverse, battery-powered operating lights, and more.

1900 LaFrance FDNY Searchlight Engine #1

1900 LaFrance FDNY Searchlight Engine #1

Craftsman: Tom Showers

Catalog #: 2012.5.1 

Donor: John Ackerman 

A 1/32 scale model 1900 LaFrance searchlight engine #1. This New York Fire Department horse drawn engine is based on a 4th size steamer with Bullock marine type 5 Kw generator.

1914 Seagrave City Service Truck

1914 Seagrave City Service Truck

Craftsman: John Ackerman

Catalog #: 2019.32.9

Contributor: John Ackerman

For this scale model 1914 Seagrave city service truck, the ladders are basswood with wire rungs, and the gold pin striping was cut from a decal.

1921 American LaFrance 75-Foot Aerial Truck

1921 American LaFrance 75-Foot Aerial Truck

Craftsman: John Ackerman

Catalog #: 2019.32.11

Contributor: John Ackerman

John measured and drew up plans for this rig while stationed in Albuquerque. The model was built using styrene plastic and basswood strip stock for the aerial ladder, which raises and extends.

1925 American LaFrance Chemical Car

1925 American LaFrance Chemical Car

Craftsman: John Ackerman

Catalog #: 2019.32.13

Contributor: John Ackerman

This 1/32 scale model 1925 American LaFrance chemical car was built using sheet styrene plastic and turned aluminum, as well as a basswood.

1932 Seagrave Rescue Car 

1932 Seagrave Rescue Car 

Craftsman: Tom Showers

Catalog #: 2012.5.3 

Donor: John Ackerman 

This 1/32 scale 1932 Seagrave rescue car is equipped with an overhead ladder rack, four searchlights, and a compartmentalized body.

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