In Honor of Gustave Schaller

In Honor of Gustave Schaller

Born in 1900 in Delemont, Switzerland, Gustave Schaller was a renaissance man.  He could fix anything, and would make what he needed for most any situation.  Gus’s family moved to Manchester, CT, when he was 14.  Gus continued to live in Manchester with his wife,...
In Honor of Ron Poupart

In Honor of Ron Poupart

Ron Poupart was born in the small town of Adams, MA. He began driving at the tender (if not illegal) age of 14 while transporting his mother and grandmother, Mim, to Vermont in their brand-new Buick to play bingo. His father was killed in action at Saint-Malo in 1943,...
Thank You Tilcon

Thank You Tilcon

We owe a great debt of gratitude to Tilcon for transporting Jumbo, Hartford’s 1880’s Steam Fire Truck, to our 25th Anniversary Motorcar Festival. After searching for Jumbo for several years, we found I tin Massachusetts and owned by a private collector. It...
Honoring Wayne Carini

Honoring Wayne Carini

Klingberg Family Centers honored Wayne Carini for his support of Klingberg, his dedication to his family, and his support for autism treatment and awareness. Wayne first came to the Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival in 2010. It was the first year of our Concours...
Klingberg Auto Restoration Program

Klingberg Auto Restoration Program

The Program The Klingberg Auto Restoration Program, an offering of our special education program, the Raymond Hill School, exposes high school students to the craft of automobile restoration and vehicle maintenance with the goal of providing them with hands-on work...