Member Stories

Most MAFCA members have a story about how they acquired their Model A, a memorable trip, and so forth.

On this page, our members present their stories for your enjoyment.


My Very First Model A By David Mc Arthur, Danville California

This story is from around 1959. I was a young firefighter in Oakland. At that time we were called Firemen and we were just that, men that fought fires. Anyway, over the fence from the firehouse I worked in I could see what appeared to be some old car with four doors and no top of any sort. One day I saw movement in that yard and ran out and got the attention of some guy that was taking his trash to his burn barrel. That was before we cared about the ecology and instead of throwing our old papers and trash into landfill or the creek, we burned them. I

Posted 02/07/17


Article Title Author Submitted
The Pope Trio George Pope 03/01/14
My Little Red Rocket Lindsay Harris 10/18/13
Rally in New England Les Adams 09/25/13
Endy's Adventure Tom Endy, Southern California 08/29/13
Our Trip from Fort Worth to Canada and the Gilmore Jason Douglass, Fort Worth, Texas 08/20/13
A Yarn to Tell - our 1930 Seda n's First Tour Irline and Martin Van Ardenne , Moraga, California 01/23/13
The Jensen's Pickup Rick Jensen, Verdi, Nevada 12/21/12
How I Got Into Model A's Doug Linden, Southboro, MA 10/02/12
Floyd Clark's Model A Coupe Jeff Adams 07/17/12
Fifty Year Member John Meyer Doug Linden 10/08/11
1929 Tudor Sedan Clinton Osborn, Springville, CA 12/11/11
Me and the Phaeton John Lavoy, Rocklin, CA 08/17/11
How We Made the 400 Mile Natchez Trace Tour Last 5967 Miles Sharon and Orville Booth, Columbia, SC 07/28/11
How I Happened to Get a Model A Dan Foulk, Bakersfield, CA 02/16/11
My Fire truck And I Marty French 02/14/11
My Working AA Dan Charlebois, Canton NY 09/26/10
Face and Soul of a Model A Bill Williamson, Fresno CA 09/26/10
Times Remembered George Pope, Visalia CA 08/22/09


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