2003 50th Annual Franklin Trek

Cazenovia, New York

Photos by Paul Fitzpatrick and Dick Gaskill



Banner across Albany Street welcoming Trekkers to Cazenovia for the 50th Trek



Otisco fire house 1929 Sedan



Close up of some of the many Franklins lined up at the Northeast Museum



. At the Meadows - Howard 1927 Sport Sedan WBC Series 11B



. At the Meadows - Keith Knownton's 1928 Touring



. At the Meadows



. At the Meadows



. At the Meadows



. At the Meadows - Pictures at the Meadows



. At the Meadows - Schopmeier



. At the Meadows - Take this



. At the Meadows - Tim Coyle



. At the Meadows - Webb's, formaly Art Kennif's 1929 Speedster.



Close up of some of the many Franklins lined up at the Northeast Museum



. Just before the thunder and lightning



. The rains did come.



. 50th Trek, dedicated to the car cover



. 153 Deco Duck or as some people call it the Sprit of Flight



. On the green, and brown A brace of 153'sand it was muddy



. Christianson's 1931 Series 153 Sedan



. Christianson's 1931 Series 153 Sedan (Webmaster thinks this is a very beautiful Franklin)



. Christianson's 1931 Series 153 Sedan (Webmaster thinks this is a very beautiful Franklin)



. Dorothy Roberts



. Window sheet giving information on each Franklin



Close up of some of the many Franklins lined up at the Northeast Museum



. Dot and Arnie's beautiful Franklin



. Gene Kosche's 1933 Olympic Series 18A serial number 1 (83-11001L11)



. Gene Kosche's 1933 Olympic Series 18A serial number 1 (83-11001L11)



. Lots of lugage, Richard Harry and Sid Marston's Franklins



. Olympic Convertible Coupe



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. Rendemonti's ready for the rain that did come down



. Rendemonti's ready for the rain that did come down



. Rendemonti's ready for the rain that did come down



Close up of some of the many Franklins lined up at the Northeast Museum



. Rendemonti's Franklin and Melssia



. Susan and David Robert's 1929



. Ron Andrews' Pusuit, before top blow out



. Terry Fitch 1931 Sedan 153 infomation card.



. Terry Fitch 1931 Sedan Series 153 rear spare mount



. Terry Fitch 1931 Sedan Series 153



. Terry Fitch 1931 Sedan Series 153



. Terry Fitch 1931 Sedan Series 153



. Terry Fitch 1931 Sedan Series 153



. Tony Adams 1931 Series 151Town Sedan



Chitinango Falls 1929 dual cowl with the cowl up to enter the back seat



. Peter Kunan and



. The Webb's and their new 1929 Spreedster



. Dot and Arnie with their beautiful 1931 series 153 sedan



. Tim Coyle, David Reddaway and his girlfriend in Tim's 1913 Series 3 Touring



. Tim Coyle with his hat turned ready for high speed driving in his 1913 Series 3 Touring



. Katelynn Elizabeth Gaskill (Granddaughter) Daughter of Dick Gaaskill's son Alan standing by a 1929 Sedan



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. Ann Bell and Andre Audette



Chitinango Falls 1929 dual cowl with the cowl up to enter the back seat



. Katelynn Elizabeth Gaskill and Grandma Peg Gaskill



. George Staley's 1903 model A 2 pass



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. Left to right - 1933 18A Olympic convertible coupe of Neil Sugermeyer, 1929 137 Sport Runabout of Karl Nippert, 1931 153 Pirate Touring of Al Nippert, 1928 12A convertible coupe of Pierre Lavedan



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. 1909 G Touring unrestored of George Staley



. On the road again going to one of the many meals, think this was lunch!



. David and Susan Roberts in thrie 1928 12B Sedan (looks like Max in the back seat)



. Carol and Tom Kidd in their 1930 147 Roadster



. Wes Mattie and Andre Audette



Chitinango Falls Andre Audette's motor in his 1928 Series 12-A



. Thr rains came and never stopped



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. Lee Schopmeier's 1927 Series 11B Sedan



. Gary Rink's 1929 135 Sedan



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. 1903 Model A 2 pass of George Staley



. George Staley



. Hank Manwell's beautiful 1930 Station Wagon CNT Series 147



. Parking at the Museum



Chitinango Falls Andre Audette's 1925 Series 11A with Wes Mattiesitting in the car



. Museum where Groege Staley has some of his cars.



. Dan DeRusha, our Vice President's 1928 Series 12B Sedan



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. Looks like Andre Audette's Franklin parked under a tree, after the rains.



. The campus green just before the rain started



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. 1929 Sport Runabout Series 137



. Warren Martin's 1931 Series 153 Club Sedan



. Gary Ring's 1929 sedan



. Jeff Hasslen's 1915 Series 8 Touring



Chitinango Falls Bill Raithel's 1929 daul cowl



. John Rendemonti's 1912 Series 1 Torpedo Phaeton



. Arnie Christiansen's beautiful 1931 Seres 153 sedan



. Emmett Hood's 1928 Series 12B Victoria Brougham



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. Hank Manwell's beautiful Station Wagon



. Following Lee Nelson's 1931



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. Lee Nelson trying to explain to Mayor Bennett why he had to pass him



. One of the many colorings from all the younger kids



. Karl Nippert and his wonderful 1929 Sprot Runabout



Chitinango Falls Bill Raithel's 1929 daul cowl



. Out on a sunny Sunday drive around the lake



. Out on a sunny Sunday drive around the lake



. Out on a sunny Sunday drive around the lake



. This picture could have been take in the 1930's



. Was this picture taken in 2003 or in the 1930's?



. Was this picture taken in 2003 or in the 1930's?



. Was this picture taken in 2003 or in the 1930's?



. Was this picture taken in 2003 or in the 1930's?



Otisco fire house 1929 Sedan



Chitinango Falls Bill Raithel's 1929 daul cowl



Chitinango Falls Keith Knowlton's 1928 12B Sport Touring Merrimac Body



Chitinango Falls Keith Knowlton's 1928 12B Sport Touring Merrimac Body



Chitinango Falls Keith Knowlton's 1928 12B Sport Touring Merrimac Body



Chitinango Falls Keith Knowlton's 1928 12B Sport Touring Merrimac Body



Chitinango Falls Keith Knowlton's 1928 12B Sport Touring Merrimac Body



Mark Chaplin`s beautiful 1924 10-C sedan



Mark Chaplin`s beautiful 1924 10-C sedan



We think this is Neil Sugermeyer's 1933 Olympic Convertible Coupe Series 18-A



Chitinango Falls Rob Web and the 1929 SpeedsterDietrich Body Series 137



Early bird lunch at Otisco fire house 1929 Sedan, Dick McKight's 1932 Coupe and John Hufnagle 1928 12-B Victoria Brougham/WBC



Chitinango Falls Ron Andrewsand his 1931 Pursuit Series 151, this car was at the first Trek see picture below



Chitinango Falls Ron Andrewsand his 1931 Pursuit Series 151, this car was at the first Trek see picture below



Chitinango Falls - The Fitzpatrick women, Abbie, Tristan, Quinn, Gemma



Chitinango Falls - Lee Webb's 1929 Speedster Series 137 one of his newest Franklins



Chitinango Falls - Lee Webb's 1929 Speedster Series 137



Chitinango Falls - Lee Webb's 1929 Speedster Series 137



Chitinango Falls - Information sheet on Lee Webb's 1929 Speedster Series 137



Chitinango Falls Wes Matti



Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno - Christianson's first run



Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno - Christianson's second run



Early bird lunch at Otisco fire house Al Nippert's 1931 Series 153 Pirate Touring



Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno - Emmett hood, first run



Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno - JimRoberts, Jeff Hasslen, Steve Powers ans Bill Burt



Morrisville Auto Technoligy Building



Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno - Tom Kidd 1930 Roadster ready to go.



Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno/Tom Kidd, how much hp



Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno - TonyAdamsTown Sedan on dyno



Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno - Tony's Town sedan wheels on rollers



Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno - Town Sedan, 129 ft lbs torque, 53



Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno - Town Sedan plumbing the exhaust



Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno/Town Sedan, chock the wheels



Early bird lunch at Otisco fire house Al Nippert's 1931 Series 153 Pirate Touring



2003

Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno - Town Sedan, go man, go



Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno - Town Sedan, front wheels chocked



Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno - Town Sedan, stapped down



Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno - Town Sedan pre-test punch in info



Morrisville Auto Tech chassis dyno - Web's Speedster, first run



Ice rink, old dairy building



New dairy facility



New dairy



New dairy



New dairy



Early bird lunch at Otisco fire house Bob Westfall and Tom Kidd's 1930 Series 147 Roadsters



John Rendamonti's beautiful Franklin



John Rendamonti's beautiful Franklin







Early bird lunch at Otisco fire house - Ring Leader Frank Hantak (not your webmaster's words)



Ron Andrew's 1931, Series 151 Pursuit



Tony Adams 1932 Club Sedan



Tony Adams 1932 Club Sedan



Early bird lunch at Otisco fire house - Christianson's, 1931 153 Sedan



Dave and Sue Roberts, 1928 Sedan



The Franklin Club's Vice President DeRusha's 1928 Sedan (Better known as the talking car)



Duce Coupes



Duce Coupes



Emmett Hood's 1928 Victoria Brougham Series 12B



Emmett Hood's 1928 Victoria Brougham Series 12B



Goerge Staley's 1931, Series 151 Town Sedan



Early bird lunch at Otisco fire house Bob Westfall and Tom Kidd's 1930 Series 147 Roadsters



New dairy



New dairy



New dairy, when the Trekkers have lunch everyone else does too



Road ralley, Hood's team checks directions



SUNY Morrisville campus



SUNY Morrisville, Tuesday/SUNY Morrisville campus, view from the diary facility



SUNY Morrisville, campus



Sun shine - Andre Audette's 1928



Bill Gewand Victoria/WBC 1927 11-B



Bill Gewand Victoria/WBC 1927 11-B



Some of the many Franklins lined up at the Northeast Museum



Braverman's Sears Busness Runabout 1910



Don Chapman's 1925 Series 11-A Touring



Franklin Museum's 1923 Series 10B Coupe



Staley's 1929 Series 137 Touring



Ken Hagberg's 1930 Sedan Series 145



Ken Hagberg's 1930 Sedan Series 145



. Dick Burnham's 1907 Knox Touring



. Dick Burnham's 1907 Knox Touring



. Peter Kunan's 1905 Model E Roadster



. Pierre Lavedan's 1928 Convertible Coupe Series 12A



Close up of some of the many Franklins lined up at the Northeast Museum



. Lee Webb's 1929 Dietrich Speedster Series 137



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. The beautiful 10C of Mark Chaplin`s



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. Peter Kunan's 1905 and the Auction in the back ground



. Rink's 1929 Series 135 Sedan



. Schopmeier's 1927 Sedan Series 11B



. Staley's 1910 Model G



Close up of some of the many Franklins lined up at the Northeast Museum



. Sugermeyer's 1933 Olympic Convertible Coupe.



. Tony Adams 1932 Club Sedan, 50th Trek, just outside Watts hall



. Tony Adams 1932 Club Sedan, 50th Trek, just outside Watts hall beautiful picture!



. Trekker's choice for 2003. Karl Nippert 1929 Sport Runabout



. At the Meadows - Andy at work, at the Meadowswith Dick Burnham and his Knox



. At the Meadows - Andy at work, yes it was raining once again!



. Dave Phillips, what's under the kilts?



. At the Meadows - Franklins on the lawn



. At the Meadows - Howard 1927 Sport Sedan WBC Series 11B