Posts Tagged ‘Collings foundation’

Collings Foundation’s 2017 Race of the Century

The State of Massachusetts was an early U.S. automotive powerhouse during the industry’s formative years, between the 1890s and 1930s. Over two hundred Bay State companies manufactured new automobiles during these years; some produced only a few examples, while others opened manufacturing and assembly lines. The Collings Foundation, whose headquarters and main Museum is located […]

Collings Foundation’s 2016 Battle For The Airfield

Stow, Massachusetts is usually adorn with autumnal colors during the second weekend of October, and “leaf peepers” abound in the scenic town just beyond the bustling suburbs of Boston. At the Collings Foundation’s main museum and headquarters, a collection of airplanes, autos and armored vehicles sits in and around a large barn/hangar building, adjacent to […]

2016 Rhode Island National Guard Open House Air Show

When the featured performer of the 2016 Rhode Island National Guard Open House Air show cancelled their appearance, a few people commented on social media sites that they were going to skip the annual event at Quonset State Airport. The USAF Thunderbirds’ stand down, after a non-fatal crash in Colorado a little over a week […]

Bill Sarama’s Quonset Point Weekend

Well, I had a little fun this last weekend. I went up to what is officially called the “Rhode Island National Guard Air Show 2016″, held at the Quonset Point State Airport on beautiful Narragansett Bay. Located about 8 miles north of Newport, Rhode Island, it’s the home of raspberry pants, raspberry drinks and raspberry […]