Al Wasilewski

In Memory of Al Wasilewski.

In Memory of Al Wasilewski. RENO - Albert “Al” Leon Wasilewski passed away on January 22, 2020.Al was born on March 28, 1920 in Cleveland, OH to Vincent And Rose H. (Kozak) Wasilewski. Al married his sweetheart Margaret “Peggy” F. Kosko on December 31, 1938. A few years later they

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By Jay Hubbard, Automotive Collections Manager Preservation Guidelines for Storage Most collectors are familiar with the processes required for the care and cleaning of the exterior surface areas and the interiors of our treasures. I want to address the care and preservation of those less seen areas, the beating heart

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2019 Second Thursday Talks: Erwin “Cannonball” Baker

Erwin “Cannonball” Baker, Thurs., Dec. 12. Record-setting motorcycle racing pioneer. Presented by Museum Volunteer George Canavan

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2019 Second Thursday Talks: The Evolution of Gasoline Quality

The Evolution of Gasoline Quality. Thurs., Nov. 14. Presented by Museum Docent Chair Rod Smith. Rod Smith heads the docent program at the National Automobile Museum and is retired from Chevron after 34 years in refinery and pipeline management. He served as Operations and Maintenance Manager of the Caspian Pipeline

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2019 Raffle Car

NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM RAFFLES OFF CORVETTE FOR 2019 FUNDRAISER Annually, the nonprofit National Automobile Museum raffles off a car donated by a generous supporter as a fundraising effort. In November 2019, one winner will take home a 2005 Chevrolet Corvette C6 2-Door Hatchback, in addition to helping support the National

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2019 Second Thursday Talks: Billy Durant

Billy Durant. Thurs., Oct. 10. The colorful genius who created General Motors. Presented by automotive historian William N. Cathey, Ph.D. William N. Cathey retired in 2012 as Vice Provost and physics professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. His career at UNR began in 1967.

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Precious Metal Vol 36 No 2

Precious Metal Volume 36 No.2 July 2019

This year is quickly passing. We completed our midyear assessment of staff development plans and 2019 goals, as well as outcomes that have had a significant, positive impact on the Museum. That prompted a series of thank you letters to businesses and organizations that have supported our efforts with important

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