Images of our 1902 Barney and Smith Sleeper Car

Oct 01 2008

"Shrink Wrapped and Ready To Go"

"Shrink Wrapped and  Ready To Go"

The delicate old beauty had to be protected for the trip. Shrink wrap seemed the best was to get her to St. Johns.

Oct 01 2008

"Not Much Clearance"

"Not Much Clearance"

The Sault Ste. Marie had been sitting on this trailer for a long time. We weren't sure we could inflate the air bags.

Oct 01 2008

"Close Call"

"Close Call"

This was the overpass that we were worried about. We were less than an inch from the bottom of it.

Oct 01 2008

"Turning In For The Night"

"Turning In For The Night"

Michigan Law stipulates that you cannot be on the road before sunrise, and must be off the road before sundown when hauling a load of this size. (Sault Ste. Marie)

Oct 01 2008

"Backing Marie In"

"Backing Marie In"

When we finally reached St. Johns, she had to be backed into a storage area. It just looked like she was going to tip over.

Oct 01 2008

"Marie's Moving Crew"

"Marie's Moving Crew"

L to R: Colby Gardner, Elaine Twichell, Chris Cook, Calvin Cook, Paul Matheson.

Oct 12 2008

"Ready to Tear Off Old Roofing"

"Ready to Tear Off Old Roofing"

This was the first step in protecting our 1902 Barney and Smith car from the elements