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...

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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...

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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...

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Honoring Bob Carini in 2016

The 2016 Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival was the first time that Wayne Carini served as grand marshal without his dad by his side. Bob was greatly missed at our show, but we took the opportunity to honor his life with the Bob Carini Memorial Trophy, a banner, a...

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In Honor of Bill Stanley Sr.

William “Bill” Stanley Sr. has had an interest in vintage automobiles since his childhood, an interest that began with his father, who drove a V-16 Cadillac for his job as a chauffeur. As a teen, Bill found a 1920's Chevrolet, added an extra transmission, and enjoyed...

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In Honor of the McGowan Brothers

The four McGowan brothers (Frank, Bob, Dennis, and Jack) were closer than many siblings. Frank, Bob, and Dennis are well known in the world of vintage automobiles for their Branford, CT–based auto restoration business, C. Farquahr Company, but they did not start out...

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In Honor of Lee Duran

Lee Duran loved to go fast. He raced everything he could: hydroplanes, motorcycles, vintage dirt cars, old track cars, sailboats. He worked his way through school fixing up old Jaguars, and the first car he and his wife, Judith, purchased together was a Jaguar XK140...

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In Honor of the Tomassos

Angelo Tomasso came to the United States from Italy in 1910 at the age of 17. Finding a job in railroad construction, he worked his way up from day laborer to foreman and started his own construction company, Angelo Tomasso Inc., in 1923 after serving in World War I....

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In Honor of Tim Gallagher

James Thomas “Tim” Gallagher III had a lifelong fascination with motor-powered vehicles of all kinds. He raced a 1963 Corvette for many years and owned various boats and motor coaches over the years, as well as vintage trucks and cars. He combined his love of...

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It Runs in the Family: Lombardo Motorcars

The showroom of Klingberg Motorcar Festival Sponsors, Lombardo Motorcars, with its racing-style checkerboard floor, is filled with collector cars for sale, of a variety of decades, styles, and makes. Peter and Paul Lombardo, brothers and co-owners, manage all aspects...

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