Four Model A’s Traveling to South Dakota by Transport

Driving inside

Four Model A's were loaded on a big rig vehicle transport carrier this week and are in route to South Dakota for the the MATC tour next week. The well-equipped truck started in Southern California on Tuesday where it loaded Janet Miller's Pickup and the McBride's Town Sedan. On to Fresno to pick up Brad … Continue reading Four Model A’s Traveling to South Dakota by Transport

Today Included an Historic Bar and Monsterous Caverns

The first stop today was Mokelumne Hill, CA. The town takes its name from the neighboring Mokelumne River, which in turn is Miwok for the "people of Mokel," the likely name of an Indian village in the area. The Hotel Léger is one of the oldest hotels still operating in California. George Léger, a Frenchman who came during the California Gold Rush, opened his Hotel de … Continue reading Today Included an Historic Bar and Monsterous Caverns

From Miwok Culture to a Foundry to a Castle!

On September 13th the Model A tourists paid homage to some non-mining California history. First was the Chaw’se Indian Grinding Rock State Park and Museum in Pine Grove. The Krills explain the photo below. It’s “…a close-up look at the Soaproot plant the Miwok people used for soap, food, etc.” The word Miwok means people in their native language. … Continue reading From Miwok Culture to a Foundry to a Castle!