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Harley “45s”

Featured Bikes

The Woolery

The Woolery Bullet is the centerpiece of the Harley 45 collection. This machine is a one of a kind bike, built for the Woolery family in Minneapolis in about 1933. The bike was found in Dilaptiated condition, and was restored by museum founder Dale Walksler in 1997. Subsequently, finding full documentation from the Harley Davidson Motor Company.

Post-War Harley

The Post-War collection of 45’s at Wheels Through Time is complete from 1944-1952. Many of these examples are displayed in as-found, original condition. The remainder have been meticulously restored. Especially important within this collection is the series of WLD models from 1940-1942. Also including a very rare 1944 WLH- a unique one of a kind machine.

Pre-War Harley

The Pre-War Harley 45 is a dominant force is motorcycle class C racing. The collection of pre-war 45’s at Wheels Through Time span 1929-1939, with many unique models in original condition.


Board Track America

The first board track built for motorcycle racing opened in 1909 in Los Angeles...

The Chopper Graveyard

It did not take long for individuals to often modify their machines to a new level...

45's Forever

The Pre-War Harley 45 is a dominant force is motorcycle class C racing...

The Hillclimb Hill

As the glory days of American board track racing faded, American Hillclimbing became...

Americas Rarest

The rarest bike on earth are here at Wheels Through Time and...

American Restoration

This area is Dales cornucopia of rare, unusual, exquisite, bizarre but always...

The "Swim Shop"

The glory days of the Harley Davidson dealer in the late 1940’s and early 50’s...

American Racer

Class-C was intended to foster amateur racing and to discourage factory...

The Fabulous Fours

The story of the four cylinder motorcycle in America lasted a short 33 years...

Military Might

Before WW1 both Harley Davidson and Indian were involved in the production of...

1936 Style & Function

The man who led the design of both the Knucklehead and the improved Side Valve engine...

Home Made America

Throughout the 20th Century, various home-made machines were invented within the...

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