Travel the “Great White Way” highway to Wetmore, Kansas. There you will find Spring Creek Classics. Go back in time as you tour the nostalgic Texaco gas station originally built in 1925 and the Chrysler/Plymouth dealership originally built in 1915. For a tour call 785 866 5120 and ask for Bob Carson or 785 866 2920 and ask for John Morrissey.
The Chrysler/Plymouth dealership museum in Wetmore, Kansas, is home to many classic antique cars including a 1938 International pickup and a 1950 Willys Jeepster. Dealership memorabilia includes antique signage, including a DeSoto dealership sign, a working Rock-ola juke box which plays 78 rpm records and furniture from the 1950’s era. The service area of the museum displays the original work benches, equipment, tools and floor lifts.
The Texaco gas station has been reconstructed inside and out. The historic gasoline pumps advertise gas for 25.9 cents a gallon! The inside of the Texaco gas station displays original furniture, a Coke machine and telephone. The game room complete with an antique checker board has come back to life. Local legend is that the room was originally located in the basement of the Texaco station and was part of a long-standing, high-stakes poker game.
The museum is open by appointment between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm Monday thru Saturday and between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm Wednesday thru Saturday. For a really impressive experience, stop by after dark when both buildings and all the signs are lit up! Click on the Area Attractions page to discover even more sites to see in Wetmore, Kansas and the surrounding area.
1951 Chevrolet Model 3100.
1950 Willys Jeepster
1955 Nash Metropolitan