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Cars of the 1950s

Photo by Wade Lambert on Unsplash.
Photo by Wade Lambert on Unsplash.

The Forney Museum of Transportation is holding a family-friendly event that features cars from the 1950s, an iconic era of style and design. 1957 was a time, "when fins and chrome were the way to go!" The Forney Museum of Transportation is located on Brighton Boulevard in Denver. To save time and money, you can get your tickets for this event right now online. Tickets for adults start at $15, though there are discounts for seniors and children. This unique exhibit opened in early August and will be available until the end of October, so there's still plenty of time to enjoy it. Continue reading for information on this incredible Museum and the work that they do.

The Forney Museum of Transportation

If you are a lover of old cars and trains, then you are going to really enjoy this museum! The Forney Museum of Transportation is a one-of-a-kind museum that includes a collection of over 800 artifacts relating to historical transportation. At its inception over 60 years ago, it began with a single 1921 Kissel, but soon expanded to include vehicles of all kinds. The unique selection at Forney also includes buggies, motorcycles, steam locomotives, aircraft, carriages, rail equipment, fire apparatus, public transportation, sleighs, bicycles, toys & diecast models, vintage apparel and more.

Forney has many prized artifacts from many different time periods, like the Union Pacific 'Big Boy' Steam Locomotive #4005, Amelia Earhart's 1923 Kissel 'Gold Bug', Forney Locomotive, Colorado & Southern Caboose, and the 1923 Hispano-Suiza. They also have a 1913-53 Indian Motocycle Collection, Denver & Rio Grande Dining Car, Stutz Fire Engine, 1888 Denver Cable Car, 1923 Case Steam Tractor, 1817 Draisenne Bicycle, and a 500 Piece Matchbox Collection. What was once the private collection of Mr. J. D. Forney has truly grown by leaps and bounds. If you're interested, you can help support the museum by adopting an artifact which comes with many perks including private tours and history lessons.

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