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November 15, 2017- Curbside Classic-“Every Car Has A Story” releases Part 3 of story about the Silver Streak and the Gypsy Coeds

Here is the link to the 3rd part of the article written by Ed Stembridge and published in Curbside Classic-“Every Car Has A Story” website.

http://www.curbsideclassic.com/curbside-classics/curbside-classic-1926-ford-model-t-touring-car-part-iii-the-gypsy-coeds-ride-again/

November 14, 2017- Curbside Classic-“Every Car Has A Story” releases Part 2 of story about the Silver Streak and the Gypsy Coeds

Here is part 2 of Ed Stembridge’s 3 part article about the Silver Streak and the Gypsy Coeds.

 

http://www.curbsideclassic.com/curbside-classics/curbside-classic-1926-ford-model-t-touring-car-part-ii-a-jalopy-load-of-feminity/

November 13, 2017- Part 1 of 3 of Curbside Classic-“Every Car Has A Story”, website story on the Silver Streak is live!

Part 1 is live today!  Check it out. http://www.curbsideclassic.com/curbside-classics/curbside-classic-1926-ford-model-t-touring-car-darlenes-silver-streak/

Parts 2 & 3 will be live November 14 & 15.  Great job by Ed Stembridge.

November 10, 2017-Video from Model T Museum library opening shows Silver Streak, mentions book about the Bradford Model T Girls.

On November 4, the Model T Museum in Richmond, Indiana held a dedication of their recently completed Bruce McCalley Memorial Library.  Bruce was a giant in Model T research and history and was one of the 6 original founders of the Model T Ford Club of America.  His book, Model T Ford, The Car That Changed The World is considered the bible on the history of the Model T, complete with annual production information by Ford facility, and what design changes were incorporated into the T in each year of production. Bruce passed away in 2012.

The attached Youtube video link captured the highlights of the Saturday, November 4 dedication.  Mike Vaughn,  the current President of the MTFCA is the master of ceremonies.  In addition to opening the library, Mike talks about lots of the other renovations that have taken place at the museum, and the 12 additional Model T’s that are on loan to the museum this year…..including the Silver Streak!  It’s a 26 minute tape and you may not want to watch the whole thing, but I would encourage you to watch from about the 7:00 minute mark where Mike talks about the cars that are on loan thru about the 11:15 mark.

November 9, 2017: Curbside Classic- “Every Car Has A Story” will be doing a 3 part story about the Silver Streak and the Gyspy Coeds.

Ed Stembridge, who writes articles for the website, “Curbside Classic-Every Car Has a Story” http://www.curbsideclassic.com stopped by to see the Silver Streak, discuss a story that he wanted to write about the Silver Streak and the Gypsy Coeds, and catch a ride in the Silver Streak. His story will run in three parts, beginning on November 13 for 3 days.  Here is the link to Part 1- http://www.curbsideclassic.com/curbside-classics/curbside-classic-1926-ford-model-t-touring-car-darlenes-silver-streak/

Want to see what it’s like to ride in the Silver Streak?  Check out this video shot by Ed, and ride along with Ed and me as we take the Silver Streak for a spin thru the neighborhood!  https://vimeo.com/239759753

September 2, 2017- We will be participating in the Old Car Festival at Greenfield Village, The Henry Ford museum, September 8-10.

This weekend its the Bradford Labor Day Car Show and Parade.  Then we’re off to the “Old Car Festival” at The Henry Ford museum, Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Michigan. Not only were we invited to bring the Silver Streak and parade thru the streets of Greenfield Village, but also to make a presentation in the Greenfield Pavilion telling the story of the Silver Streak and the Gypsy Coeds (The time is a misprint.  The presentation is actually at 11:30 on Sunday, September 12)!   This will be our second visit to Greenfield Village, the 6th for the Silver Streak! It was there in 1937, 1938, 1939 and 1941 filled with those remarkable Bradford Model T Girls! We took it back in 2013 while doing research, and had photos taken.  How cool is this!!?

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July 6, 2017

Sudbury, Ontario news coverage of the Silver Streak’s historic return to Callander, Ontario 80 years after its 1937 trip.

https://www.sudbury.com/around-the-north/the-ageless-silver-streak-car-returns-80-years-later-662959