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1-21-23
Visit to The Lions Drag Strip Automobilia Museum
Saturday January 21st So Cal Mets made our first 2023 outing and visited the Lions Drag Strip Automobilia Museum in Rancho Dominguez California. After a great time at the Museum we went to lunch at 'Bobs Broiler in Downey. Bobs broiler was originally 'Harvey's Broiler and was saved from the wrecking ball by Bobs Big Boy restaurants. They found the original blueprints and restored to the way it used to be. To learn more go to 'bobsbigboybroiler.com. Metters along for the ride were our new President Mike Dahlberg and his Daughter Katie, our new Cruise Director Chris Di Tommaso, Kim Dominguez, Ken Conner, Tony Bilotti, Cindy & Bill Harris, Gabriel & Rose Baltierra, Byron Robinette, Brant Boling and his Son Lincoln I believe, Patrick Halbert and his Daughter Leanne, Judy Smith and her friend Gina and Bob & Phyllis Burchett.
We all 'MET' at the museum. The place is HUGE! Walked around for some time soaking in all they had to offer. 
It was a great outing on a nice day!
 
 
 

Click here for a video of the museum.3 minutes you'll never get back

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We've Arrived 
 
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The front door. It's a lot bigger than it looks! 
 
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Inside...I love it when they build towns inside warehouses 
 
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With Cars! 
 
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Lots of cars 
 
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The old cruise hangouts 
 
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To The Bat Cave! 
 
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And more cars! 
 
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Even more cars! 
 
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Like the old Helm's Bakery's 
 
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An old Helm's Bakery truck 
 
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Main Street, More cars 
 
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More cars in front of the theater 
 
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Inside the Hobby Shop 
 
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Another toom full of Willys cars 
 
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Willys water temperature gauge 
 
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Off to the Drag Strip 
 
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Beautiful scale recreation of the strip! 
 
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Rick's Diner inside the museum for morning coffee 
 
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This was parked in front of the diner. I thought they let Judy in. 
 
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This Anphicar also was washed up in front of the diner 
 
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Our lunch stop 
 
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Most of us 
 
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And of course the photo opp before we go!