GM Parade of Progress
GM Futurliner Restoration Project
National Automotive and Truck Museum of
the United States
Roberts Cathedral Cruiser
Power is Crucial
Electricians, William Highley and Leo McLaughlin ready the cables to
connect exhibits with the power truck.
Joseph Zeil, right, and Wm. Higley check a spotlight.
Inside the Diesel power truck: Patrick Korth and Leo McLaughlin make
Inside the silvery Aerodome 1,850 persons can be seated to watch the
exciting stage show, a Parade feature.
Lights on! That's the signal for last minute preparations before the
evening events get under way. Visitors may tour exhibits in the 12
"Futurliners," then see 40-minute stage show in the spacious
C. F. Kettering, world-famous GM research consultant, visited
Lexington show and saw model of Wright brothers' first plane with John
E. Ryan, Parade director, left, and John E. Johnson, consultant.
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