Links

Making Tracks www.makingtracksbook.com – A book that presents new scholarship on the evolution of the Best, Holt, and Caterpillar tractors by Ed and Sue Claessen.  Available at the Museum for $34.95 plus tax.

 

ACMOC – The Antique Caterpillar Machinery Owners Club’s mission is to assist and educate its members, and the general public, to appreciate the historic role of Caterpillar machinery in shaping the world. ACMOC promotes the collection, preservation, restoration, display, and study of products and memorabilia of Caterpillar and its related predecessors.

 

Antique Power Magazine covers all makes and models of gasoline and diesel farm tractors, from the very first tractors to the power giants of the mid-1960s. Every issue contains informative tractor history as well as heartwarming personal stories of family tractors and remembrances of days gone by.

 

Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association Branch 13

 

Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association Branch 158

 

Great Northern — Wheels and Deals, the premier source for car and truck sales.

 

Reiff’s Gas StationMark started his collection 7 years ago with the purchase of a 1930’s Wayne gas pump at a neighborhood garage sale. Since then Mark has designed and remodeled his home into a 1950’s dream, complete with a retro diner, gas station, and old time Movie Theater. Throughout his home, Mark has approximately 37 antique gas pumps dating back to 1909, 7 stoves,16 old meat and candy scales, and a collection of over 200 original oil and gas signs.

 

The Gibson Home is a 1850’s-70’s Classical Revival homebuilt by William Byas Gibson and occupied by his family until 1963. It now houses rooms of furnishings depicting different styles and eras. The 2 ½ acre museum include the main house with 11 rooms and outbuildings housing a root cellar and dairy display, a laundry display, a blacksmith shop and other barns and buildings. A new facility includes a catering kitchen, dressing area and accessible restrooms. The house and grounds have been acquired by the County of Yolo and is open to the public on a regular basis

 

Woodland Opera House (State Historic Landmark #851) reopened in January of 1989 after a seven-year, $2,000,000+ restoration project and began to offer live entertainment on a year-round basis. From its first season beginning in the fall of 1989, WOH has consistently captured regional Elly and Local Chesley theater nominations and awards. The WOH is made up of actors and technicians from throughout the area. WOH mounts 5 Mainstage productions from September to June, a summer melodrama, a youth theater camp in August, and the Young Peoples Theater program throughout the year, each production running from 2 to 4 weekends.

 

California Historical Artillery Society  Like a pop up story book, the California Historical Artillery Society (CHAS) reaches out and captivates audiences around the nation with its horse drawn Artillery Detachments. Activities are scheduled throughout the year. CHAS members can expect to participate in a variety of historical interpretations, from the Mexican War of the 1840s to the Civil War at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Our family friendly group has over 40 horses and 4 full scale cannons, and we are always looking for new members!

 

The Pacific Northwest Truck Museum houses some of the great working vehicles that developed the Pacific Northwest The museum also host an annual truck show every year in August.

 

Yolo County Visitors Bureau Our vibrant cities of Davis, Winters, and Woodland, plus the outlying communities in our gorgeous countryside, all have something to offer all year round.

 

Sacramento Association of Museums Sacramento’s Gold Rush history is one of adventure, ambition, and hard work—as the city’s numerous state-of-the-art museums and historic sites illustrate. From the heritage of California’s earliest inhabitants, to the exciting times of the Gold Rush and beyond, Sacramento has played a central role in Northern California’s growth and development.

 

Yolo County Historical Society: We invite you to explore   the historical resources of Yolo County a sense of continuity with the lessons of the past   the richness of the fabric that makes up our county’s communities and traditions. The Society also oversees the Hattie Weber Museum in Davis. PHONE (530) 661-2212 for information and phone numbers (recorded message)    

 

Sacramento museum, history, agriculture, tractors, hot rods, classic cars, horsepower, growers, collectors, antique, vintage, restored, woodland, California