Hall of Fame Inductee - 2001
Although he proudly admited to a preference for Indian motorcycles, his favorite being an Indian Scout, Woody’s interest in antiques began in 1943 when he discovered a 1913 Harley-Davidson single begging to be restored. In 1954 when the Antique Motorcycle Club of America was formed he became member number 11. He served as regional director and co-hosted the first regional antique show at the Springfield Mile.
Over the years he restored a 1928 Indian Scout, 1902 Fabrique Nationale (Belgian), 1932 Rudge Speedway Racer, 1922 Harley-Davidson Sport, 1930 Indian Four, 1931 Indian Chief, 1909 Yale and a 1925 Indian Prince. He also assisted in numerous projects with friends and collectors.
In 1999 he was inducted into the Indian Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame. He actively promoted motorcycling and the preservation of motorcycling history through restoration.
Carson died in 2006 in Ft. Collins, CO.