Midwest Region Spring Meet 2008
Held in the Tri-Cities of Illinois hosted by:
Wayne Scherer and the Nelson Roy, Lee and Nancy.

Thanks to Cy Galley MVR-AACA Rock Island, ILfor this wonderful picture of all the Franklins attending the meet









Franklineers waiting for the tour of Deere/Wiman home.

Organ in Deers/Wiman home

Organ an dome in Deers/Wiman home

Gracie watching Bob Erickson install new brake line at the motel parking lot.

John Deere Harvester Works Visitor Centor on Friday

Franklins in front of Harvestor works

Harvestor built at the plant

Smaller version of Harvestor in gift shop

Midwest Region in auditorium at the Deere Harvestor Works visitor Center

Loading first tram for the tour of the Harvestor works

Main body section of a combine being moved on the assembly line

Combine main body section undergoing a rinse

Combine main body section undergoing another rinse

John Deere Mascot in front of Harvestor Works

Sign tells the whole story

Display area of DeereHeadquarters building

Deere International Headquarters Building

Display floor of the Deere HQ building

Deere Symbol on the HQ display floor. Co-host Wayne Scherer in the background.

Parking lot at the Lavender Crest Winery

Friday lunch stop at the Lavender Crest Winery

Midwest Region at lunch in the Lavender Crest Winery

Outside of the Mitchell Restoration Shop, specializing in Packard restorations

Wall of Packard Hubcaps

Packard convertibible coupe

Model S Ford

Extremely rare removable two door body, one of only two in existence

Saturday morning, Franklineers in the Black Hawk state Park parting lot.

El Car's external contracting left front brake assembly

El Car's Lycoming engine

El Car convertible coupe built in Elkhart, Indiana

Black Hawk State Park Lodge

Nash Roadster

Model T Ford Roadster

Kaiser Manhattan

Dodge Pickup Truck

Jaguar XK120

Franklineers relaxing in museum lobby

Wall of Dahl's Car Museum

Modern Duesenburg on Wayne's lawn

Duesenburg engine

Wayne Scherer's 1930 Franklin Dietrich Speedster

Wayne Scherer's 1930 Franklin Dietrich Speedster

Wayne Scherer's 1930 Franklin Dietrich Speedster

Wayne Scherer's Stubebaker Farm Wagon

Wayne Scherer's 1928 Franklin Series 12-A Sedan

Wayne Scherer's shop and car collection building

1923 Franklin Series 10-B

Al Pringle in front of one of Wayne's Lincolns

Wine and Cheese in Wayne's car collection

Wayne's award winning Willy's Knight

Saturday evening banquet at the Antique Party Barn

Rock Island farm tractor in front of the Antique Party Barn

Saturday evening banquet

Another Rock Island farm tractor at the Antique Party Barn

Rock Island farm tractor

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