In conjunction with our ongoing motometer exhibition at the Ontario County Historical Society Museum in Canandaigua, New York collection owner and MotometerCentral™ Founder Francis G. Clax is facilitating a series of motometer-related seminars aimed ay increasing public awareness on motometers; how they functioned; and, how they contributed to the development of the automobiles of the 1920s.
The second of this four-part series of seminars took place on Wednesday, March 21st. The topic of the seminar was “Motometers – What are they and Why They were needed.” This seminar was well attended primarily by members of the Genesee Valley AACA Car Club.
Against the figurative background of the ongoing motometer exhibition at the Ontario County Historical Society Museum in Canandaigua, New York collection owner and MotometerCentral™ Founder Francis G. Clax lead the third of four scheduled seminars on motometers.
The second such motometer seminar was titled, “Motometers and Automobile Development” discussed and showed how motometers influenced carburetor; cooling systems; engine, radiator; and, coach body design and styling all from a documented, but little correlated historical perspective.
OCHS MOTOMETER SEMINARS #3:
The third OCHS Motometer seminar focusing on “Motometer History and Legacy” is scheduled for Wednesday, April 18, 2018 began at 6:30 pm in the OCHS Museum 55 North Main Street. Canandaigua, NY 14424 [www.ochs.org].
The event is free to the public and donations to benefit the OCH Museum are tax deductible, encouraged and greatly appreciated.
OCHS MOTOMETER SEMINARS #4:
The fourth OCHS Motometer Seminar is scheduled for Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 6:30 pm. The subject will be “Motometer – How They Work,” besides a historical perspective discussion Francis will perform a series of demonstrations on how a variety of motometers work/function based upon original manufacture practices not seen in 100 years.
Demonstrations will be uniquely based upon those performed by the original manufacturers at auto industry trade shows and the like. Such demonstrations have not been seen, for the most part in one hundred years.
Each of these Seminars is Free and open to the public, seating is limited and reservation recommended, especially for groups. Special seminars can be arranged for groups including Auto/Car Clubs.