The Antique Powerland Museums complex in Oregon and the Law Enforcement Museum in Anchorage.
The Antique Powerland Museums complex in Brooks, Ore., features 15 attractions on its 62-acre site, all dedicated to preserving vintage machinery. Old-time motorized equipment ranges from trolleys and trains to specialized farming and forestry vehicles, such as this colorful Case steam tractor from 1880. $1 AAA admission discount. (503) 393-2424, antiquepowerland.com.
The Hudson Hornet looks squat, but between 1951 and 1955, it won upwards of 80 AAA and Nascar races—partly due to the handling that also made it a great police car. The Law Enforcement Museum in Anchorage displays a restored 1952 Hornet and other crime-fighting equipment. (907) 279-5050, alaskatroopermuseum.com.
Photography by Robbie McClaran
This article was first published in September 2014. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.