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Each year at an invitational event held at the Museum, a Legend of 3 Dog Garage is honored. The person is someone who has, by word or deed, furthered the appreciation of significant vehicles and their histories, and who has and will always have a close personal connection to the Museum and its collections.

2023 Legend


Winning race-engine builder for more than six decades of motor racing, from dry lakes and dragsters to Indy and Daytona.

2019 Legend

Ken Gross

Internationally known automotive historian, authority, concours consultant and author of 33 books on automotive subjects.

Ross Myers, Beth Myers, Trish Gross, Ken Gross

2018 Legend


Head development engineer for Carroll Shelby’s California-based 1965 Mustang G.T. 350 program.

Joanne Cantwell, Chuck Cantwell, Beth Myers, Ross Myers

2017 Legend


Pioneer antique auto authority, enthusiast and award-winning brass-era auto expert and restoration specialist.

Helen Hughes, George Hughes, Ross Myers, Beth Myers

2016 Legend


General Manager and inspirational leader of Rad Rides by Troy, constructors of “First Love.”

Annette Zimbleman, Troy Trepanier, Beth Myers, Ross Myers, Judy Trepanier

2015 Legend


A true Renaissance Man, nationally recognized hot-rod designer and builder, and 18th century building restoration specialist.

Ross Myers, Beth Myers, Liz Cherry, Jim Cherry

2014 Legend


Commercial airline pilot, skilled mechanical engineer, and passionate and successful road-race driver for more than 50 years.

Back: Bill Wonder, Beth Myers, James Wonder, Ross Myers
Front: Brandon Wonder, Lil Wonder