32nd Westrek, 2001


Photos by Mike Knips, Ian Webb and Frank Hantak.


Jim Heisey and a car more familiar to past TREKERs in Cazenovia.

Another view of the Heisey Olympic

The Zimmerman's 137 Sport Runabout at Tallac

Joe and Gerry Kotlar's 135 Victoria

Steve Roake's VERY nice 135 Sport Sedan



A view of the beautiful hills around Lake Tahoe

A view of the beautiful hills around Lake Tahoe

Richard Harry repairing his front wheel cylinder

Richard Harry rebuilding front wheel cylinder

Richard Harry new Franklin picked up at the Wertrek

Richard Harry still working hard on that front wheel cylinder

Looks like Marlene Zimmerman is cleaning brass, note Chet with the hat on watching.

Chet talking about the beauty of the brass Marlene just cleaned.

A few of the Franklins at the Westrek

Drivers meet before the morning tour

1931 Convertible Coupe with the Air Cooled News Editor in the rumble seat

Beautiful Lake Tahoe

Lee (1931) passing Richard(1934)

Richard Harry on the first tour with his new Franklin

Franklins lined up at an automobile Museum

Franklin airplane on one of the Franklins in the Museum

Chet and many Franklin members looking over some of the cars.

Franklin members looking over some of the cars.

Franklin members looking over some of the cars.

Franklin members do, talk about Franklins

Don Reddaway, why didn't I bring my Franklin

Railroad Museum

Franklins members going for a ride

Railroad Museum

Railroad Museu, Bob Grim checking it out

Railroad Museum

Railroad Museum, what makes a Train run

Railroad Museum

Railroad Museum, some of the many Franklins lined up

Railroad Museum, some of the many Franklins lined up

Franklin Club banner at the hotel

Bill Gewand workimg on Chet's Franklin

Franklins lined up at the Tallac Historic Site

Looking east onto Lake Tahoe

Beautiful setting at the Tallac Historic Site

Doug and Pauls Zimmernam's 1910 Model D

Beautiful setting at the Tallac Historic Site

Emmett Hood and Garnet Hantak

1929 Victoria Brougham of Joe and Gerry Kotlar

M.S. Dixie paddlewheeler that took us to Emerald Bay on Lake Thoe

M.S. Dixie paddlewheeler on our way to Emerald bay

The shore of Lake Tahoe

M.S. Dixie II before the Franklin members take over

M.S. Dixie II top deck full of Franklin members

M.S. Dixie II top deck full of Franklin members

M.S. Dixie II looking back at Zephyr Cove

M.S. Dixie II cruise

M.S. Dixie II cruise

M.S. Dixie II cruisearound Lake Tahoe

M.S. Dixie II cruise some of the many Franklin members

M.S. Dixie II cruise Richary Harry thinking about his next Franklin

M.S. Dixie II cruise looking back at Emerald Bay

M.S. Dixie II cruise at Emerald Bay

M.S. Dixie II cruise leaving Emerald Bay

M.S. Dixie II cruise in open water, deep and beautiful

M.S. Dixie II cruise

M.S. Dixie II cruise

M.S. Dixie II cruise

M.S. Dixie II cruise, is the Neal Kissel sleeping? (in the cowboy hat)

M.S. Dixie II cruise, looking back at Emerald Bay

M.S. Dixie II cruise, Franklin members, looks like Don is having fun.

M.S. Dixie II cruise, The BEES, Don and Helen Bartlett

M.S. Dixie II cruise, Don Reddaway and Lee Webb

M.S. Dixie II cruise

Lee Webb, "Look at the Franklin part I found in the engine room"

1929 Sedan

1914 Series 4 model M Touring of John and Nancy Brunke

Some heavy thinking by Neal

Lee Webb a gas line of his new 1931 151 Convertible Coupe

Getting ready for the first tour

Cars pulling in to Ted Bacon's Car Collection in Minden, NV

Cars pulling in to Ted Bacon's Car Collection in Minden, NV

Inside Ted Bacon's Car Collection in Minden, NV

Ted Bacon's Car Collection in Minden, NV- with a Franklin to the left

Ted Bacon's Car Collection in Minden, NV

Ted Bacon's Car Collection in Minden, NVwith Franklins pulling in to park

Ted Bacon's Car Collection in Minden, NV with so many Franklins they took up all the parking

Ted Bacon's Car Collection in Minden, NV

Ted Bacon's Car Collection in Minden, NV

Ted Bacon's Car Collection in Minden, NV - Westrek waiting to sign in

Ted Bacon's Car Collection in Minden, NV

Ted Bacon's Car Collection in Minden, NV - a beautiful Series 9

Westreters returning for the days touring

Neal and Rob checking out the Series 10c

Adding gas to make the chassis run

Chet telling Jeffrey he doesn't think its going to run even with gas

Jeffrey Obertelli's 1933 Olympic Coupe

MS Dixis Cruise getting ready for all the Westrekers

Richary Harry and Mark Weiss repairing the Franklin's carb

Rob checking out the engine speed

Dave and Sue Roberts (Sue Past President HHFC) and Ron Andrew

RR Museum

Well what do you know, it really does run

Looking out from the MS Dixie

Tallac Historic Site, a beautiful place

Tallac Historic Site, a beautiful place

Tallac Historic Site, a beautiful place

Tallac Historic Site, a beautiful place

Tallac Historic Site, a beautiful place

Doug and Paula Zimmerman's 1910 model D

Do you think we can pass that Franklin

Do you think we can pass that Frankli, guess we can't

We'll keep trying till it will run, Jeffrey 1933 Olympic Coupe

Rob looking at someone feet, hope he is OK down there

Chet Zimmernam starting his 1904 Runabout

Chet Zimmernam making some adjustments to 1904

How to remove the snap ring

Snap ring off, now break the bead by driving the truck on to the tire and jump

Beautiful 1929 with an oval driving light

The line to board the MS Dixie

John and Nancy's 1913 with engine trouble

Look close, you can see the cam shaft

Look close, the complete side of the engine is gone

Drivings meeting before the mornings tour

Drivings meeting, pink cap is going to be our leader

Doug trying to tell everyone to follow the guy with the pink cap, yes they are laughing

WoW, everyone is listening very close

Doug giving all the details at the drivers meeting

Doug giving all the details at the drivers meeting

Smoke coming from a large forest fire

Beautiful Olympic Convertible

Franklins at the RR Museum

Franklins at Genoa for lunch

Franklins at Genoa for lunch

Franklins at Genoa for lunch

John and Nancy after the rod let go

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