Last Day In Washington State

On the last day of my trip out west before flying out of SeaTac, I wanted to stop by the Lemay Museum in Tacoma. Two good friends recently joined the organization and I wanted to check out their new digs! Tabetha met us and gave us a nice tour of the museum. Thanks Tabetha!

This purpose built Museum has a spectacular main atrium along with several lower floors to display their extensive collection. Saleen was the featured marque so the main floor had some rare cars on display.

I of course managed to find the GTE on display. The Lemay not only has a large collection of their own, but also stores and displays local cars for owners. This was a nice Vintage owned by a someone in the Seattle area.

I asked Kerry Chesbro to meet us at the LeMay since it’s been years since we’ve seen each other in person. I’m sure you know, Kerry runs the Registry, and has been doing his website for as long as mine has been around. We went from the new guys in the Vintage Ferrari world, to the long haulers, working on 20 years of friendship. As much as we talk every month or so, it was nice to see Kerry in person and catch up.

From the Lemay, we followed Kerry over to Puyallup, WA (I still don’t exactly know how to pronounce this!) to see Dennison International where his PF Coupe is getting restored. I’ve communicated with the guys at Dennison for years, and have always wanted to see Butch’s shop, and he was so generous with his time to meet us on a Sunday afternoon.

Kerry’s Ferrari has a sunroof installed. We’re not sure when it was installed, but it’s a rare sight on a PF Coupe.

Kerry’s engine had a problem with a head stud which caused it to come apart again. His plan was to take the car to Monterey, but there will always be next year!

Although Dennison International will work on anything, they seem to have an abundance of Ferraris even if the space is shared with a couple of Lamborghinis!

Thanks Butch and Kerry for meeting us!