The Golden Flyer starts up!
On Tuesday, January 19, 2021, the golden Saxon sprang to life at the Seal Cove Auto Museum.
The Golden Flyer is a recreation of the 1916 Saxon driven by Alice Burke and Nell Richardson 10,700 miles around the USA in 1916 in the effort to secure the vote for women. This car was purchased five years ago in rusty parts from a Connecticut basement. It was assembled, painted and upholstered two years ago for a display at the Seal Cove Auto Museum on Mt. Desert Island by Alex Huppé and Jeryl Schriever of Castine, Maine.
The Museum staff brought the engine back to life, though it had not been started in at least 50 years. (read the story of the ride around the country for suffrage)