GM Futurliner Restoration Project
National Automotive and Truck Museum of
the United States
Dear Mr. Mayton:
I saw your
letter in Special Interest Auto and read the web site. I noted it said
to share pictures and memories.
I am enclosing a
picture I have had for many years. It was taken in August of 1953. I
was a Senior National Scholarship winner in the Fisher Body
Craftsman's Guild. My winning entry was on tour inside a Futurliner!
I was always
very proud of my entry being connected with the Parade of Progress and
I wish you good
luck in bringing a unit back to life.
Thank you very
much for the E-Mail and mention of the Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild.
The requirements you mentioned were one of the main categories of the
I am enclosing a check to apply towards restoration
expense of the Futurliner. To "zero in" on a project is one
thing. To have many people involved within the same project is truly
We probably will never meet in person. I
am in the second row, second from the right. Say hello to all
of your hard workers for me.
I will hear the engine when you are ready to
"fire it up."
Henry F. Roam
Sun City West, Arizona
|We have received considerable information about past
participants in the Parade of Progress and we're trying to add it to the website as time
permits. They have sent photos, historical information and offered technical assistance. Keep
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