The 38th Westrek

June 3, 2007 Westrek, held in Geyserville, CA

The Westrek was hosted by:
Steve Roake and Warren Martin
also Bill and Jan Charpier


Photos by Mike Knips, Bill Charpier, Mac Dufton and Frank Hantak



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Tony Fontana's 1932 Series 16S Speedster

Joe Kotlar's 1929 Series 135 Victoria Brougham

Mike Knips 1933 Series 16B Victoria Brougham

Mike Knips 1933 Series 16B Victoria Brougham

Mike Knips 1933 Series 16B Victoria Brougham

Garnet Hantak and Kathryn Harry getting ready for big sales of "T" shirts and sweat shirts

Marlene Zimmerman's 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe (Bills Franklin with new paint)

Marlene Zimmerman's 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe (Bills Franklin with new paint) Marlene Zimmerman's 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe (Bills Franklin with new paint)

Chet Zimmerman's 1929 Series 137 Sport Runsbout driven by David Rundle

Dave Oatey's 1922 Series 10A Runabout (nice engine Dave as he speeds by new cars

) The very handsome 1930 Series 145 Coupe of Jerry Houchens with a newly rebuilt engine

Sorry, the WebMaster doesn't remember the club member but it is a 1924 Series 10B Sedan

Charlie Hanson's 1928 Series 12A Sort Runabout

The Down Under crew working on Zimmerman's Sport Runabout (starter stopped working)

1933 Series 16B Victoria Brougham of Mike Knips

Steve Roake's 1929 Series 135 Sport Sedan at Georgetown

At the outdoor banquet on Thursday night

Lee Webb's 1929 Series 137 Speedster

Carl Buckalew's 1925 Series 10C Sedan (If you could have seen this Franklin a few years ago, you would not believe this is the same car.)

Neil Sorensen's 1927 Series 11B Sedan

Garnet Hantak and Kathryn Harry waiting for club members to made a purchase.

The registration room - would you believe it was called the "Packard Room"

Warren Martin's new 1913 Series 3 Touring

Warren Martin's 1913 Series 3 Touring with Alex Dufton at the wheel and Tim Coyle

Alex Dufton at the wheel, Tim Coyle with Chet Zimmerman in the back seat

Todd Miller's 1928 Series 12A 7-Passenger Touring

What Westrek Franklin members do best - the rear grounds of the Geyserville Inn

Chet and Marlene Zimmerman looking over Teddie Oatey "T" shirts (Teddie has beautiful Franklin shirts)

Garnet Hantak showing the great tour book put together by our hosts.

Kathryn Harry listening to David Rundle, next to David is Chet Zimmerman and Richard Harry



Warren Martin's Series 3 engine

Mike Knips standing next to his Victoria Brougham

Warren Martin's 1913 out for another run, I think this Franklin made more runs with more members than any other Franklin at the Westrek

Willy Shefts's 1923 with the homemade rear body which look very good

Willy Shefts's 1923 which run great on all the Wertrek tours

Willy Shefts's 1923, this is not a Franklin item but it is cute!

Cliff Stranburg's 1930 Series 147 Piate Touring

Marlene and Chet Zimmerman put together a wonderful display of the Westrek badges

Registration, in the blue shirt is Bill Charpier the guy we all sent our money to!

What you must remember, the Westrek was in NAPA country, so what do you think you do in the evening, you taste wine! This was at the Geyserville Inn

Ron Topley's 1930 Series 152 Station Wagon

Ron Topley's 1930 Series 152 Station Wagon wheel

Ron Topley's 1930 Series 152 Station Wagon

Ron Topley's 1930 Series 152 Station Wagon

Our Host Steve Roake's 1929 Series 135 Sport Sedan

Allen Nelson's 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe

Phillip Rust's 1928 Series 12A Sport Runabout

Steve Roake wonderful Sport Sedan, a handsome body style

Wheel held on with 3 bolts, but this one has locking nuys as well.

Wheel held on with 3 bolts, but this one has locking nuys as well. Closer look

Hard to tell but on the right is Lee Webb and left is Chuck Steffensen
Oh the Franklin is a 1929 Series 137 Speedster

Look like Chuck Steffensen found the problem, if there was one!
Oh the Franklin is a 1929 Series 137 Speedster

I hope David is just saying "They went tha a-way"

Now you may ask, what is everyone looking at, well? this is how they start cars in Australia

Where is David? oh I think I see him

Where is David? oh I think I see him, look who is in the drivers seat

Is it running yet, ok push faster........

June Webb, dressed to start the wine tasting

Alice Steffensen 2008 co-host for the Westrek in or around
Nampa, ID, I think we'll have a great time.

Another view of June Webb, beautiful....

In the center of the picture is Marlene Zimmerman's 1927 that her Dad Bill so many time to the Trek out east.

Chet driving Marlene's 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe

Now that David has Chet Zimmerman's 1929 Series 137 Sprot Runabout running
he wants to park it where the starter pushing will be earier

If you look close at the grill of Dave Oatey's 1922 you should see something that isn't correct he wants to park it where the starter pushing will be earier

The first drivers meeting at the Geyserville Inn


The first drivers meeting Steve Roake, explaining where to purchase gas or you will not make it back!

The first drivers meeting Steve Roake


The first drivers meeting


Neil and Blanche Sorensen resting before the first tour


More of the members at the first drivers meeting








Steve giving the last information before everyone starts their engines.


Steve giving the last information before everyone starts their engines.


Steve on day 2 drivers meeting


Steve on day 2 drivers meeting, a very large group


Alice Steffensen and her, ok I'm a man, I have no idean what to call it.....

Carl Bogner of Asti Winery formerly Ilatian Swiss Colony. They no longer give tours but Steve set it up for all of us.

Asti Winery formerly Ilatian Swiss Colony


Asti Winery formerly Ilatian Swiss Colony

Neil standing in the perfect place



The family home built in 1904

Touring the Asti Winery

Touring the Asti Winery

Touring the Asti Winery

Touring the Asti Winery, there were room after room of what you see here

Asti Winery, more of wine making

Asti Winery, 8 high in most places, wait there time!

Asti Winery, 12 deep and row after row, they make a lot of wine.........

Some of the building are the first ones built in 1887 for Italian Swiss Colony

More of the same, it is hard to believe the amount of wine this one place makes

Carl Bogner explaining the complete operation

Carl Bogner at the end of the tour with one of the oldest buildings in the back ground

Carl Bogner at the end of the tour with one of the oldest buildings in the back ground the California Champagne started in 1908

Wine tasting at Hope-Merrill House B&B

Wine tasting at Hope-Merrill House B&B

Wine tasting at Hope-Merrill House B&B and water tasting too

What the grapes look like at this time of the year

Ron Topley's 1930 Series 152 Station Wagon, Hank Manwel's look just like Rons

A wonderful line of Franklins, the first in line is Carl Buckalew's 1925 Series 10C Sedan (just a do it yourself kit a few years ago)

Dinners were outstanding put on by local groups here it was Kathy Zunino at Grange Hall

Steve with his team of helpers

David getting ready for a little talk about a Trek in Australia

Betty and Sandy Bennett all the way from Pittsbusrgh, PA

David Rundle giving a talk abouta Franklin meet in Australia (Check the Franklin web site for more information.

Steve Roake giving the group a over view of what will take place in the morning

Stan Cocoles 1922 Series 9B Demi-sedan

Stan Cocoles 1922 Series 9B Demi-sedan

Stan Cocoles 1922 Series 9B Demi-sedan air pump

Stan Cocoles 1922 Series 9B Demi-sedan air pump

Stan Cocoles 1922 Series 9B

1929 hood support front (Grill)

The front view of Neil Sorensen's 1927 Series 11B Sedan

The correct hores on Tony Fontana's 1932 Series 16A Speedster

Drivers side on Stan Cocoles 1922

Drivers side on Stan Cocoles 1922

The entrance to Clos Pegase Winery with all it's works of art.

Some of the Franklins at Clos Pegase Winery

Some of the Franklins at Clos Pegase Winery with the winery in the back ground

Clos Pegase Winery with an interesting art

Clos Pegase Winery and a close up of the art work.

Kathryn Harry and Garnet Hantak standing by one of the hundreds of art works in theClos Pegase Winery

The beautiful way to enter the Clos Pegase Winery

Across the street from the Clos Pegase Winery

David Rundle driving up with Chet Zimmerman's 1929 Series 137 Sport Runabout at Clos Pegase Winery

Another piece of art Clos Pegase Winery

InsideClos Pegase Winery with still another wine tasting

Inside Clos Pegase Winery with still another wine tasting (WebMaster is NOT complaining)

Inside Clos Pegase Winery with still another wine tasting (WebMaster is NOT complaining)

Art work on the wall of Clos Pegase Winery wine tasting room

The were many rooms just like this Clos Pegase Winery

Deep within the belly of Clos Pegase Winery

Deep within the belly of Clos Pegase Winery

AT the Sharpsteen Museum we found this display on a wall.

Tuesday late afternoon we visited Steve Roade's garage before dinner at Geyserville Firehouse

Steve Roade's garage

Steve Roade's garage

Steve Roade's garage

Steve Roade's garage

Steve Roade's garage

Steve Roade's garage

A window next to Steve Roade's garage

Over drive unit on Steve's Franklin

Over drive unit on Steve's Franklin

Part of the Overdrive unit on Steve's Franklin is the tubing you see at the brake hose

Part of the Overdrive unit on Steve's Franklin is the tubing you see on the left

Part of the Overdrive unit on Steve's Franklin is the tubing you see top center

I was asked to take this picture, you have to guess who this is. (find out as you view other pictures)

Sheldon Ball's 1930 Series 145 Convertible coupe

Downtown Geyserville could this be 2007 or is it reallt 1927


Downtown Geyserville could this be 2007 or is it reallt 1927 Tag this picture to take yourself back to 1927

Here we are, Geyserville, 1927

Downtown Geyserville could this be 2007 or is it really 1927 Tag this picture to take yourself back to 1927

So you enjoy being back in 1927, really does look like it!

Alice Steffensen deep in planing the 2008 Franklin Westrek she was also the one showing off her legs. Once again, are we in 2007 or the 1920's Tag the picture to see if it could be

This could be the 1920's


Diane Rundle with a few birthday gifts (we wouldn't think of telling the world how old she is) But if you want to know tag the picture

Not too many Franklins your webmaster wants but this is one of them, a very handsome 1931 Series 152 StationWagon

Ron Topley's 1931 Series 152 StationWagon

Marlene's 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe

1930 Series 147 Pirate Touring of Cliff Stranburg

1930 Series 145 Convertible coupe of Julie Stranburg Stranburg

Ev Young's 1927 Series 11B Sport Runabout

1924 Series 10B Sedan

Steve Roake's 1929 Series 135 Sport Sedan

Dave Oatey's 1922 Series 10A Runabout with the top down

Jim DeMartini's beautiful 1929 Series 135 Sport Sedan

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Dave Oatey's 1922 Series 10A Runabout with the top up

Ev Young's handsone 1927 Series 11B Sprt Runabout

1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe of Allen Nelson

1928 Series 12A 7 Passenger Touring

Lee Webb's 1929 Series137 Speedster

Chet Zimmerman's 1929 Series 137 Sort Runabout (driven by Dave Rundle)




Mike Knipes 1932 Series 16B Victoria Brougham


1932 Series 16A Speedster of Tony Fontana

1922 Series 9B Demi-sedan of Stan Cocoles

Neil Sorensen's 1927 Series 11B Sedan

1931 Series 153 Speedster of Doug Zimmerman

1928 Series 12B Sedan of Bill Charpier

Jin Meehan's 1929 Series 137 7-Passenger Sedan

Looks like Marlene is hoping Chet's 1929 Sport Runabout will be a self starter once again

Like all Treks, a Club member went home and return with a starter "Franklin Spirit"

David Rundle is putting on the Tech class on how to change a starter

We are learn something, if you remove the drive gear ass'y, install it, than the starter it is much easier.

We also learned to keep the new starter from getting dirty, the installer (David Rundle) must wear WHITE rubber gloves.

We also learned to keep the new starter from getting dirty, the installer (David Rundle) must wear WHITE rubber gloves.

David unable to work alone has Doug Zimmerman under the Franklin so the starter will not hit the ground if he drops it

Front of Geyservill Inn

Chet checking out the work David is doing - the class looking on with interest

Mike Knipesdash of his 1933 Series 16B Victoria Brougham - his is traveling at 40 mph

Parking at Georgetown - here is Sheldon Ball's 1930 Series 145 Convertible Coupe

Parking at Georgetown - here is Allen Nelson's 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe

Parking at Georgetown - here is Doug Zimmerman's 1931 Series 153 Speedster

Parking at Georgetown - here is Dave Bowden's 1930 Series 147 Speedster

Parking at Georgetown - here is Joe Kotlar's 1929 Series 135 Victoria Brougham

Parking at Georgetown - here is Dave Oatey's 1922 Series 10A Runabout

Parking at Georgetown - here is Willy Shefts's 1923 Series 10B "Speedster"

Parking at Georgetown - here is Chet Zimmerman's 1929 Series 137 Sport Runabout (driven by David Rundle

Parking at Georgetown - here is Jerry Houchens's handsome 1930 Series 145 Coupe

Parking at Georgetown - here is Neil Sorensen's 1927 Series 11B Sedan

Parking at Georgetown - here is Lee Webb's 1929 Series 137 Speedster

Parking at Georgetown - here is a 1929 Series 12A 7-Passenger Touring

Parking at Georgetown - here is Mike Knips's 1933 Series 16B Victoria Brougham (Mike was so kind to allow us to ride with him all day)

Parking at Georgetown - here is Derek Haberman's 1930 Series 145 Sedan (where is his trailer?)

Parking at Georgetown - here is Bill Charpier's 1928 Series 12B Sedan

Parking at Georgetown - here is Sheldon Ball's 1930 Series 145 Convertible Coupe

Parking at Georgetown - here is Larry Jobe's 1931 Series 153 DeLuxe Sedan

Parking at Georgetown - here is Jim DeMartini's 1929 Series 135 Sport Sedan

Parking at Georgetown - here is Jim Meehan's 1929 Series 137 7-Passenger Sedan


Parking at Georgetown - here is Marlene Zimmerman's 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe, as you may know this was Bill Gewand, Marlene's Dad and what did it look like?

Bill Gewand, Marlene's Dad and the Franklin a few years ago

Parking at Georgetown - here is Marlene Zimmerman's 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe

Parking at Georgetown - here is

Parking at Georgetown - here is Evo Coelho's 1929 Series 130 Sedan

Parking at Georgetown - here is Stan Cocoles's 1922 Series 9B Demi-sedan

Parking at Georgetown - here is Robert Wittren's 1924 Series 10B Sedan

Georgetown houses many interesting "THINGS" here is a very early armored truck

Georgetown part of the town as you enter

Georgetown another interesting car with 2 very large trucks in the back ground

Georgetown, entering is Warren Martin's 1913 Series 3 Touring

Georgetown, a beautiful bird who would not give is the best show

Georgetown, you could find many interesting cars

Georgetown, you could find many interesting things

Georgetown, you could find many interesting things

Georgetown, you could find many interesting things

Georgetown, you could find many interesting things

Georgetown, you could find many interesting things

Georgetown, you could find many interesting things

Georgetown, you could find many interesting things

Georgetown, you could find many interesting things, look close at the light in the center of this picture

Georgetown, you could find many interesting things

Georgetown's country store fill with anything you want

Georgetown, you could find many interesting things

Georgetown, you could find many interesting things - a little dark

Georgetown, you could find many interesting things - thats better

Georgetown, lunch thanks to the Hoffman House

Steve Roake's great looking Sport Sedan

Ron Topley's Station Wagon, looks about like it did the past 2 years, OK Ron are you going to get back to work

Julie Stranburg's Convertible Coupe 1930

Ev Young's Sport Run about

The very handsome 1913 Series 3 of Warren Martin

Allen Nelson's 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe


Marlene Zimmerman's 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe - a little trick, what did it loo like last year?

1933 Franklin Bird

Marlene Zimmerman's 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe

Marlene Zimmerman and her 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe

1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe together

1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe together

1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe together

1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe together

1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe together

1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe together with owners

Marlene and Chet Zimmerman - 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe - Ana and Allen Nelson

Marlene and Chet Zimmerman - 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe - Ana and Allen Nelson

Marlene and Chet Zimmerman - 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe - Ana and Allen Nelson

Marlene and Chet Zimmerman - 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe - Ana and Allen Nelson

Garnet Hantak waiting for Mike Knips and Frank

1933 Franklin Bird

Garnet Hantak was our, Mike Knips and Frank Hantak's helper to find our way to the next stop.

Marlene Zimmerman's Victoria Coupe

Allen Nelson's Victoria Coupe

The two Victoria Coupes

Mike Knips driving his 1933 Victoria Brougham

A very interesting bridge on our way to a winery

This could almost be back in the 1930s

Mike driving his 1933 Franklin, it looks like he is very relaxed doing so.

The is the Hop Kiln Winery, a Historic Landmark, just wine tasting here no tour

The is the Hop Kiln Winery, a Historic Landmark, just wine tasting here no tour

The is the Hop Kiln Winery, a Historic Landmark, just wine tasting here no tour

The is the Hop Kiln Winery, a Historic Landmark, just wine tasting here no tour

The is the Hop Kiln Winery, a Historic Landmark beautiful grounds

Willy Shefts speeding a long in his 1923

Warm Springs Dam visitors center

Warm Springs Dam visitors center

Warm Springs Dam visitors center

Warm Springs Dam visitors center, this is all the same place

Tricia Ball so perfect

Jerry's 1930 the handle that everyone is looking for, same on the 1931 151 and 152

Jerry's 1930 the handle that everyone is looking for, same on the 1931 151 and 152

Alice and Chuck Steffensen our 2008 hosts in Idaho

Neil Kissel starts the Tech Session

Steve Roakes talking with Neal Kissel, but look close at Steve's shorts, he told everyone a few people fell ot of the Canors on the trip, I asked him if he did also, he stated "yes, but only 4 times" No one else fell out that many times....

Nael working on the pressure plate.

Nael working on the pressure plate. see the large spring, please if you do this be very careful that spring can hurt you.

Grill shell with openings on the top part, yes it is correct..

Dash on Warren Martin's 1913 Series 3 Touring

A very classy lady Gus Young

Dressed and ready for the banquet on the lawn of the Geyserville Inn

Dressed and ready for the banquet on the lawn of the Geyserville Inn

Dressed and ready for the banquet on the lawn of the Geyserville Inn

Dressed and ready for the banquet on the lawn of the Geyserville Inn

Dressed and ready for the banquet on the lawn of the Geyserville Inn

Dressed and ready for the banquet on the lawn of the Geyserville Inn

Dressed and ready for the banquet on the lawn of the Geyserville Inn

Dressed and ready for the banquet on the lawn of the Geyserville Inn

Dressed and ready for the banquet on the lawn of the Geyserville Inn

Dressed and ready for the banquet on the lawn of the Geyserville Inn

Dressed and ready for the banquet on the lawn of the Geyserville Inn

Dressed and ready for the banquet on the lawn of the Geyserville Inn

Some pins the Allan Franklin was wearing

Marlene Zimmerman giving the Boyer report ( a very complete report on all the Franklins that attended the Westrek

Steve Roake thanking everyone, smiling as he turns over the Westrek controls to the Steffensens

Registration day at the Geyserville Inn

Registration in the Packard Room at the Geyserville Inn

Wine Tasting and hors d'oeuvres at the Hoffman House

Alice Steffensen in front of Lee and Junes Webb's 1929 137 Speedster

Alice Steffensen in front of Lee and Junes Webb's 1929 137 Speedster

June Webb and Alice Steffensen in front of Lee and Junes Webb's 1929 137 Speedster

Tour at the old Italian Swiss Colony Winery in Asti

Tour at the old Italian Swiss Colony Winery in Asti

Tour at the old Italian Swiss Colony Winery in Asti

Northwestern Pacifice Railroad Station at the old Italian Swiss Colony Winery in Asti

Teddie Oatey in the old Italian Swiss Colony Winery in Asti (Teddie is the one that does all the very beautiful Franklin west coast "T" shirts)

Historical builting at the old Italian Swiss Colony Winery in Asti

Historical builting at the old Italian Swiss Colony Winery in Asti

Bill and Jan Charpier's 1928 Series 12B heads for the family summer home at the old Italian Swiss Colony Winery in Asti

Alice Steffensen and June Webb with Lee and June Webb's 1929 Series 137 Speedster in front of for the family summer home at the old Italian Swiss Colony Winery in Asti

Bill and Jan Charpier's 1928 Series 12B in front of for the family summer home at the old Italian Swiss Colony Winery in Asti To see if this was really taken in 1928 tag the picture.

Bill and Jan Charpier's 1928 Series 12B was this taken in 1928?

Steve Roake's 1929 Series 135 Sport Sedan in front of for the family summer home at the old Italian Swiss Colony Winery in Asti

Seghesio Winery in Healdsburg

A treasure in Steve Roake's garge

A treasure in Steve Roake's garge

A treasure in Steve Roake's garge

A treasure in Steve Roake's garge

A treasure in Steve Roake's garge

A treasure in Steve Roake's garge

Warren Martin's 1913 Series 3 Touring

Mike Knips 1933 Series 16B Victoria Brougham

Ev and Gus Young's 1927 Series 11B Sport Runabout

Catistoga Mineral Water's truck in front of their facility

Catistoga Mineral Water's truck in front of their facility

Clos Pegase Winery in St. Helena

Willie Shefts does his best to prevent a disater at the Clos Pagase Winery

Clos Pagase Winery tour

Clos Pagase Winery tour

Connie Bowden collecting wine glasses for the Clos Pagase Winery tour guide

Connie Bowden and Clos Pagase Winery tour guide showing off the bottle of wine she won.

Connie Bowden and Clos Pagase Winery tour guide - I WIN I WIN I WIN.

Windmill atClos Pagase Winery (the windmill is in the center of this picture)

Steve Roake's 1929 Series 135 Sport Sedan meets the NAPA Valley Wine Train in Calistoga

Franklin emblems at the Sharpsteen Museum in Calistoga

Franklins at the Sharpsteen Museum in Calistoga

A Kaiser Dragon in Steve Roake's garage

Dinner at the Geyserville Firehouse

Truck and barn seen from the Geyserville Inn parking lot

Bill and Jan Charpier's Series 12B at the Geyserville Inn (and a beautiful Franklin it is)

Franklins at the Geyserville Inn

Franklins at the Geyserville Inn

Franklins at the Geyserville Inn

Willy Shefts's 1923 "Speedster" the rear part of the body is home made that is why we have added " to the word Speedster The rear body was not manufactured by Franklin

Franklins lined up at Georgetown

Alice Steffensen and June Webb in front of Lee and June Webb's 1929 Series 137 Speedster at Georgetown

Franklins lined up at Georgetwon

One of the buitding at Georgetwon

Frank Peredo, Regina Haggerty and Jerry Houchens at Georgetown

Alice Steffensen and Frank Peredo at Georgetown

Evo Coelho, Suzanne Siegal and Tony Fontana at Georgetown

Lunch time at Georgetown

Jim Meehan has found a feline friend at Georgetown

Street scene at Georgetown

Street scene at Georgetown

Alice Steffensen about to enter a building at Georgetown (Alice, look at the lock on the door, I don't think you are going to get in)

Franklins lined up at Georgetown

Marlene Zimmerman in front of her 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupe

The Zimmerman's and Nelson's 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupes

The Zimmerman's and Nelson's 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupes

Chet and Marlene Zimmerman and Allen and Ana Nelson
with their 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupes

Chet and Marlene Zimmerman and Allen and Ana Nelson
with their 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupes

Chet and Marlene Zimmerman and Allen and Ana Nelson
with their 1927 Series 11B Victoria Coupes

The Franklin Lion (lower left) follows Derek Haberman's 1929 Series 145 Sedan across the Wohler Bridge pver the Russian River

Hop Kiln Winery

Hop Kiln Winery

Hop Kiln Winery

Franklins at the Hop Kiln Winery

Refreshments at the Geyserville Inn

Dinner at the Grange Hall

Dinner at the Grange Hall

June Webb and Alice Steffensen at the Grange Hall

Lee and June Webb at the Grange Hall

June Webb at the Grange Hall

Paula and Ron Topley at the Grange Hall

Paula and Ron Topley at the Grange Hall

Gus Young, Barbara Williamson, Jan Charpier, Andrea Newquist and Regina Haggerty at the Banquet

Mike Reimann, Ed English and daughter Pat Reimann at the Banquet

Nancy Jobin, Barbara Wittren and Gus Young at the Banquet

The Banquet food line

The Banquet

The Banquet

Marlene Zimmerman speaking at the Banquet

Steve Roake speaking at the Banquet

The group at the start of the "Canoe Trip"

Line up of canoes with: L to R unknown, Neil Sorensen, Tim Coyle
Beginning of the trip viewed from the river

The Ziegler's, Peter and Evelyn at the moment of capsizing. Mac Dufton assisted as Evelyn had become pinned under the canoe.

Westerkers in the river looking for a lost wallet! (upper left)

The Ziegler's, Peter and Evelyn at the moment of capsizing. Mac Dufton assisted as Evelyn had become pinned under the canoe.

L to R: Steve Roake and Warren Martin going back to assit unknown Westerkers.

Derek Haberman and Frank Peredo in a narrow channel

Tim Coyle in front of Mac Dufton in a wide deep section of the river

Tim Coyle in Mac Dufton's canoe near the end of the trip. (Mac promised Tim he would get him through without getting wet! He kept his promise) (Webmaster: wish I would have knewn, I would have paid to see Tim get wet!)

L to R: Mac Dufton, Steve Roake, Warren Martin, after a days work getting Warren's Series 3 running.

Group at the Old Swiss Colony Winery (Asti)

Original Winery Family House

Old Swiss Colony Winery (Asti)

Andrea & Dana Newquist lunch at Culinary Institute of America









Clark Gable's carriage in Gone with the Wind

Georgetown"stuff" in a nice way

Georgetown"stuff" in a nice way

Georgetown"stuff" in a nice way(looks like an old Ford 60hp

Jerry Houchens 1930 145 Coupe on the bridge after Georgetown

Hop Kiln Winery



Dash on Warren Martin's new Franklin, yes a cover is missing







The start of a very wet river trip

Nina Jobe on the river before the tip over

Jerry Houchens on the river in front of Allan Franklin

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