On This Four-Wheeled Weekend, All Roads Lead to Penn College
– Photos by Tom Wilson, writer/editor-PCToday
Elizabeth A. Biddle, director of corporate relations, tells Sunday's VIPs, "This is YOUR day," apprising them of the wonders that await.
While faculty member Shaun D. Hack provided explanatory commentary, automotive restoration student Andrew J. Graham, of Nicholson, wielded the virtual paint-sprayer ...
... and supervised while Hershey club member Jack Casselberry took a turn.
The Hershey Region's Jack Sekol gauges his steady hand on a welding simulator, alongside welding instructor Matthew W. Nolan.
Manufacturing engineering technology student Jonathan R. Sutcliffe, of Orangeville, a member of the college’s SAE Baja team, talks with John and Dee Hobrle beside the vehicle in CAL's automated manufacturing lab.
Collision repair instructor Roy H. Klinger provides campus guests with a hands-on demonstration of metalworking.
Engine dynamometer testing is featured in a presentation by Chris J. Holley, an assistant professor in automotive technology.
A brilliant orange 1941 Chevrolet Special Deluxe, with fuzzy dice to match!
A row of Corvettes never fails to catch the eye.
Handcrafted trophies await Saturday's car show victors.
A phalanx of trucks, most owned by Penn College students, represents a sizable investment (and an impressive display of horsepower).
Sean M. Hunter, of Livingston, N.J., knowledgeably leads an AACA tour group through the College Avenue Labs automotive restoration facilities.
One of the first cars to greet Saturday's visitors, and one of the earliest to arrive for the day's proceedings, is this 1911 Ford Model T.
A 1930 Model A, in Coca-Cola red, draws a crowd.
A 1928 Ford Model A offers a splash of spring green after the Saturday morning rain, casting many envious spectators with a similar hue.
AACA members are exposed to the marvels of 3-D printing, a boundless vehicle for fabricating replacement parts, in the rapid prototyping lab with Eric K. Albert, an associate professor of machine tool technology and automated manufacturing.