Fox 21’s Craig Coffey visited with Jason Campbell, head curator of the El Pomar Carriage Museum
, to learn about yet another legacy Spencer and Julie Penrose left behind: the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Spencer started the race in 1916 and memories of the first race, along with many other historical transportation gems collected by the Penroses, are on display in the Carriage Museum located at the west end of Broadmoor Hall on Lake Circle. Get a museum preview by watching the videos below.
For background on the first Hill Climb and a look at the first race cars click here.
To get a peek at an original presidential carriage watch this.
To see an anniversary present from Spencer to Julie that would surely win hearts today too, click here.
Tailgate parties aren’t a new idea. This video
will show you the old school way to bring the party with you.
For a glimpse at the rest of the treasures of the Carriage Museum, see this