Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Free is good…

Hood ornament on a 1930's Willy's Knight
…And we like free. 

We stumbled across a nice little free gem while here in Texarkana, TX.

Well, stumbled on it with the help of the brochure rack at Texas Tourist Information Center.

The gem? The Four States Auto Museum in the historic downtown district of Texarkana. And yes, admission is Free. All they ask is that you sign the guest book.

Cars of various makes and ages, vintage gas pumps, dealer signs, tools and more are thoughtfully laid out in the old building that once housed a carriage maker and we enjoyed chatting with the two gentlemen who were overseeing it that day. Hope you enjoy the photos below.

If you’re in the area, you’ll want to stop by. Even if you’re not a car nut, this brief dip into automotive history is worth a stop. 

Four States Auto Museum with Jeep Four States Auto Museum
217 Laurel Street
Texarkana, AR 71854

antique cars
Cars on display are rotated as different owners
allow the museum to showcase their car.
Chris really liked the Packard 

vintage 1948 Harley Davidson motorcycle
1948 Harley Davidson

old truck
1925 Chevrolet 1 ton truck
(Do you see Superman's cape in the phone booth?)

antique Willys Night automobile
1930's Willys Night
Our Jeep's great-great grandpa?

antique race car
Old racer from back in the day

Gas pumps
Gas pumps and other memorabilia 

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