Category Archives: Museum News

“World Threshing Record Raises $22,000 for Breast Cancer”

Horseless Carriage Museum was so very proud to be part of this world record setting threshing match, and even more inspired after receiving this update through the “Vintage Times”.

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“All Around The Town” to rebroadcast visit to Horseless Carriage Museum

Horseless Carriage Museum and TVCOGECO Peterborough Marcus Ferguson, producer of “All Around the Town” with Mike Sloboda has emailed to tell us that the debut feature of the fall show with Richard and the Horseless Carriage will be repeated: Tues., Sept. 29th at 6 PM Wed., Sept. 30th at 1:30 PM Thurs., Oct. 1st at […]

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Horseless Carriage debuts on TVCOGECO!

Back in July the film crew from COGECO was here filming an episode for their Cable Series ” All Around the Town” with Mike Sloboda and Marcus Ferguson. What a fun experience! “Our” episode will air September 15 at 6pm on TVCOGECO. The following is a letter from the producers giving further information: Hi Richard […]

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Horseless Carriage Museum Participates in Guinness World Record!

On August 15, 2015, Richard, Steve And Josh Wilson headed to St. Albert ON (on the Quebec border) to participate in a World Record Breaking Threshing Bee held at the St.  Albert Curd Festival. Francois Latour  and other organizers promoted the event heavily in hopes of inviting enough threshing machines and teams to beat the previous record […]

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Wheeler & Wilson Sewing Machines

I just love this early advertisement for Wheeler & Wilson treadle sewing machine Model 8 manufactured in the early 1870’s.   Imagine the excitement when it was ordered for a household and the time it would save women of the time! Most were bought on credit, or through partial trade, taking several years to repay. […]

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Gearing up for 2015

We are all looking forward to the end of this long cold winter, so we are turning our thoughts to May and the start of a new season at Horseless Carriage Museum! The new ads are up and running on the local cable station, and calls are already coming in for tours! Come on spring! […]

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Motoring Across Generations!

Does this car look familiar? It is our 1907 Reo before Dad bought her and brought her home to the Museum. This picture was sent by Serena Edmunds, great granddaughter of George Grey Senior, the original owner who walked from Bury Quebec to Nashua New Hampshire to buy it new in 1907. The REO touring […]

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Working on “Bing” Toy Steam Engine

The boys have fun helping Poppa restore the German Made “Bing” toy steam engines, circa 1905-1910.   A short video that shows the engine running!  

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Kawartha Antique Power & Steam Show

On June 21 & 22 we set up at the Kawartha Antique Power Show (Steam Show) in Lindsay. The 1899 Stanley  Steam Car and the Penny Farthing attracted a lot of attention from young and old!

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York Region HOG visits Horseless Carriage Museum

On Thurs. May 8th 2014, the York Region HOG (Harley Owners Group) stopped by on their Hooky Ride to Fenelon Falls which was organized by Mark Robinson. There were 17 Bikes and 18 riders. Very one had a wonderful, and educational time exploring the museum before leaving for dinner at Just for the Halibut, in Bobcaygeon. A collection […]

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