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Photograph was edited for publication purposes The "Munster Koach" was made from 3 Model T bodies and is 18 feet long. Its design featured a custom hearse body. The frame, brass radiator and fenders were made by hand. It has a red interior and Gloss Black Pearl paint. It took 500 hours to form the ornate rolled steel scrollworks by hand. The front end had a dropped axle, split radius rods and T springs. Photograph caption dated June 26, 1965 reads "Supervisor Warren M. Dorn, left, and Mayor Larry Chimboli, Palmdale, ride in the back seat of the Munsters' car from the television series. Dorn officiated at the dedication of an eight-mile section of the Antelope Valley Freeway yesterday. This extends the freeway from Solemint Junction to Palmdale's Avenue P-8."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
Dorn, Warren M Chimboli, Larry Munsters (Television program) Men--California--Antelope Valley Women--California--Antelope Valley Mayors--California--Palmdale County council members--California--Los Angeles County Ford Model T automobile Antique and classic cars--California--Antelope Valley Automobiles--California--Antelope Valley School buses--California--Antelope Valley Express highways--California, Southern Antelope Valley (Calif.) State Route 14 (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs