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I always thought of the restaurant principally as a convenience for our customers – a place where they can relax while their cars are being serviced or their purchases are being processed. You can talk things over in the restaurant without leaving the dealership.

Bert Boeckmann, Owner

1970's

1970

Interior Design by Jane Boeckmann

1970

Bert teams with “Mac” McPheeters, a leading manufacturer of precision aircraft equipment, to create Establishment Motor Homes. Bert’s wife, Jane, designs a series of spectacular interiors, and when the Establishment is introduced at Dodger Stadium, crowds go wild over the leopard skin and velvet interiors, unusual fixtures and extras. In its first year of business, Establishment becomes the #1 selling Class C motor home in California!

1971

Shaggy Dog

1971

“The Shaggy Dog” at the new dealership, to promote the new 1972 Pinto!

1972

Jack Ong - Marketing Manager

1972

Jack Ong, Marketing Manager, diligently reviews a newspaper ad.

1974

Bert and Jane with Ronald Reagan

1974

Bert and Jane with Ronald Reagan.

1976

Galpinvolvement Sketch

1975

From the sketchbook of Dirk Wunderlich, Galpin’s ‘Galpinvolvement’ yearbook.

1976

Galpin’s ‘We’re Galpinized’ Sketch

1975

Galpin’s ‘We’re Galpinized’ yearbook by Dirk Wunderlich.

1976

Bert on Ford Dealer Magazine

1976

Bert posing with Galpinized custom vehicles in a Ford Dealer Magazine.

1979

Automotive Hall of Fame Logo

1979

Bert is inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame.