Michigan State Police
GM Futurliner Restoration Project
National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States

'33 World's Fair

1936 Parade
1938 Previews
1941 Parade
1953 Parade
1954 Parade


Appreciation Letters

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Mich. Police
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Vic Hyde

In-Line Six
Other Futurliners
Oral Roberts Cathedral Cruiser

The following pictures and information was provided by Walter Davenport.

    The Parade of Progress was cancelled in 1956 and it soon became apparent to GM that the Futurliners were no longer needed. Some were sold but two were donated to the Michigan State Police in 1959 at their request. One of the Futurliners was refurbished, repainted in State Police colors and converted into a traveling display to promote safety and law enforcement. The second Futurliner was kept as a standby.

    Both of the Futurliners were sold for $1,200 each and resided in a truck scrap yard near Kalamazoo for a number of years. They were resold in 1999.


Don M. Mayton, Project Director
4521 Majestic Vue, Zeeland, MI 49464
616 875-3058

Dean G. Tryon, Newsletter Editor
2516 Laurelford Ln., Wake Forest, NC 27587
919 562-4660

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