HOME
Antique Tool Talk
Articles and Testimonials
Video Tour
Memorial
Links
Tool Time Line
Books
Bud's Story
Thank You
Gift Shop
Tool Lovers Club
Barbed Wire
Blacksmith
Brands
Farm Implement
Ford
Gas Station
Household
Miscellaneous
Railroad
Tool Standards
Cars
Countries
Motorcycles
Trucks
Walden Worchester

City of Oroville
MUSEUMS
 

Sponsors
Thank You for your
continued support

Danny Ray Thomas
***
pniederber@aol.com
***
 
 
'DISPLAY of the MONTH'


2012 SEPTEMBER  

Choose YOU’RE brand at

BOLT’S ANTIQUE TOOL MUSEUM

Press Release  

     OROVILLE, CA – August 14, 2012 – Bolt’s Antique Tool Museum in Oroville, through the end of September, has over 200 branding irons in the “display of the month” which features timely and interesting topics and items.  The current display includes interesting period photos, information about branding irons all displayed in and around an 1800’s baggage cart.  The cart and display are part of a generous donation from Pat and Jo Braunagel of Berry Creek.

 

     The museum which opened in 2006 has tools that have been used in the United States and also displays tools from 4000 years ago including those thought to be made by Egyptians and Romans in 400 B.C. A barbed-wire collection, old gas pumps, blacksmith tools and 125 tools representing 51 different railroads provides insight into earlier days in the United States.  A gift shop which has many memorable items including a special $1.00 table for tools to take home and fun custom greeting cards with a tool flair theme are now available. 

 

     Consider purchasing a Museum Passport which entitles the holder and up to three guests to visit five of Oroville’s Museums anytime during a twelve month period.  Passports are reasonably priced at $25.00, make a great gift item, and can be purchased at Bolt’s Museum or Oroville City Hall.

 

     Bolt’s Antique Tool Museum is located at 1650 Broderick Street in Oroville and is just steps away from the Chinese Temple and Museum Complex, Centennial Plaza and the Feather River.  Additional information may be obtained by calling the museum directly at (530) 538-2528 or the City of Oroville Parks and Trees Department at (530) 538-2415.
   
2012 JULY  
Press Release

ALWAYS SOMETHING “NEW” AND INTERESTING AT

BOLT’S ANTIQUE TOOL MUSEUM

 

 

OROVILLE, CA – JULY 10, 2012 – Bolt’s Antique Tool Museum in Oroville will have a “display of the month” featuring timely and interesting topics and items.  This month as we celebrate the birth of our nation. Bud Bolt, the founder of the museum, received a donation of a 48 star American flag with what appears to be a bullet hole in it.  The flag was raised in Wiesbaden, Germany when the American troops occupied the town in 1945.  Besides the flag there are several memorable pictures of Ray Lolmaugh and other WWII items.  Mr. Lolmaugh served in the Army Air Force, was a 40 year employee of PG&E and lived in Gridley until his death in 2011.  The museum also has other military tools and instruments displayed. 

 

The museum which opened in 2006 not only has tools that have been used in the United States, but also has tools from 4000 years ago including those thought to be made by Egyptians and Romans in 400 B.C. A barbed-wire collection, old gas pumps, blacksmith tools and 125 tools representing 51 different railroads provides insight into earlier days in the United States.  A gift shop which has many memorable items including a special $1.00 table for tools to take home and fun custom greeting cards with a tool flair theme are available. 

 

Bring a copy of the newspaper article to the Antique Tool Museum and the normal entry fee will be waived for a visit this month.  Consider purchasing a Museum Passport which entitles the holder and three guests to visit five of Oroville’s Museums anytime during a twelve month period.  Passport’s are reasonably priced at $25.00 and also make a great gift item.

 

Bolt’s Antique Tool Museum is located at 1650 Broderick Street in Oroville and is just steps away from the Chinese Temple and Museum Complex, Centennial Plaza and the Feather River.  Additional information may be obtained by calling the museum directly at (530) 538-2528 or the City of Oroville Parks and Trees Department at (530) 538-2415.