Wisconsin Automotive Museum Has Been Around For 35 Years

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A broad number of fashions together with 4 passenger, coupes, touring vehicles, fireplace engines and vehicles are a part of the gathering. In 1938, the corporate built an meeting location at 4530 Loma Vista Avenue in Vernon, California, which remained in production until 1956. At one time, the power was averaging 65 vehicles a day assembled from knock-down kits shipped by rail from the manufacturing unit in South Bend, Indiana. The manufacturing unit manufactured the Champion, the Land Cruiser, and the Starlight. During the war, the factory was in shut proximity to Douglas Aircraft and Lockheed Aircraft and constructed engine assemblies and nacelles for B-17s and PV-2 Harpoons. Closure of South Bend plant, 1963After inadequate preliminary gross sales of the 1964 fashions and the ousting of president Sherwood Egbert, on December 9, 1963, the corporate introduced the closure of the South Bend plant.

Now Open! New Exhibit: Era Of The Muscle Car: 1964

Studebaker ranked twenty eighth among United States corporations within the value of wartime production contracts. An meeting plant in California, Studebaker Pacific Corporation, constructed engine assemblies and nacelles for B-17s and PV-2 Harpoons. After cessation of hostilities, Studebaker returned to constructing cars. The high caliber Kissel vehicles were manufactured in Hartford 1906 – 1931, making Kissel the second longest automobile manufacturer in Wisconsin. Of the 27,000 produced fewer than 150 are known to exist today, with 27 currently exhibited at the museum. The most famous Kissel mannequin was the two passenger Speedster, nicknamed … Read More