My Duesenberg Ride -
In April of 2007 my brother-in-law arranged for me to ride
in the Nethercutt Museum's Rollston bodied SJN J533, Chassis 2563. I'm still
grinning from ear to ear after the experience. I know exactly how Jack Barker felt!
JB Nethercutt bought this car in the 1950's. He sold it to
Harrah's, and I have a copy of Automobile Quarterly (1972) that shows the
car, and gives Harrah as the owner. Nethercutt bought it back some time
According to a post by
Randy Ema, this car appeared in the original "The Great
Gatsby", but the 1926 version is too old. Perhaps the 1949 version with
The Nethercutt Museum is a real treat for the car lover, and
it's free! More info
here! I can't say enough
about how gracious and hospitable the staff was!
You can tell from my smile that this was one of the true high points of my