Sunday, December 30, 2012

Gasoline Alley

There are two Gasoline Alley's in Alberta. One is a strip of gas stations and motels just outside Red Deer and the other is a treasure trove of classic cars and trucks in Calgary. Guess which one we are discussing today?

Despite it's gritty sounding name, Gasoline Alley is a very polished and well presented car museum located just before the main gates at Calgary's Heritage Park. The museum largely funded by donations and mostly features cars and trucks (A lot of trucks, actually) from the 1900's to the 1940's. The newest car I found on display was from 1956. So while not a musclecar haven, the museum features a host of odd and interesting cars from the dawn of the automobile.