Club Newsletter - January 2017
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This person had a great start in life, an early exotic present. Mr. Allen Swift: Born - 1908 - Died 2010
This man owned and drove the same car for 82 years.
Mr. Allen Swift (Springfield, Massachusetts) received this 1928 Rolls Royce Piccadilly P1 Roadster from his father, brand new, as a graduation gift in 1928.
He drove it up until his death at the age of 102. He was the oldest living owner of a car that was purchased new.
It was donates to the Springfield museum after his death.
2017 Cruise Nights
4th Friday Evening of the month, rain or shine
Dash Plaques to the 1st 50 cars
It has 1,070,000 miles, not kilometers, on it, still runs like a Swiss watch, dead silent at any speed and is in perfect cosmetic condition.
82 years - That's approximately 13,048 miles per year (1087 per month).
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Founded in 2001, our purpose is to provide a social organization for those interested in the promotion and development of classic, antique and special interest vehicles in the carbon county, PA and surrounding areas and to unite others with similar interests.
You may be an owner or just love to be around old vehicles, it's up to you. During the fare weather months from April through September we host friday evening cruises at the Penn Forest Township Volunteer Fire Company #1 located between Jim Thorpe and Lake Harmony on Route 903. Check our calendar page for more information on the cruises, car shows and other relative automotive events.
Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday evening at 7pm of each month at the Mauch Chunk Rod & Gun Club. The club is located at the end of Reservoir Road, Jim Thorpe, PA (vacinity of Route 903/North Street near the Jim Thorpe Monument).
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