Parade of Progress
GM Futurliner Restoration Project
National Automotive and Truck Museum of
the United States
Oral Roberts Cathedral Cruiser
were submitted by Bernard A. Zink, of Sacramento, CA. Mr. Zink
was the chief representative for the Diesel Engine Exhibit in the original 1936 Parade of Progress.
He was in inaugural show, first held in Florida.
Lockridge (above left) and Bernard Zink (above right) are seen here working on the
power plant display. It appears
they have taken the head off the engine. What appears to be valve
springs and studs can be seen on the top of the engine.
At the time this photo was taken, Mr. Zink was
training Mr. Lockridge to possibly take over the position from him. Mr.
Zink was moving on in his long GM Career, including working for GM at
the 1939 World's Fair. In fact, at the time he retired, he was
still involved with General Motors selling emergency generator plants,
cogeneration plants, etc. for such companies as Bank of America, UC
Bernard Zink receives a $10
award enroute for the best kept unit.
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