Part I: Turbonique Roll Call

Friday, July 29, 2016
Part I: Turbonique Roll Call

Gone are the “Ozark Mule,” the “Sizzler,” and the “Black Widow,” all of which started life as machines destined to be driven on public streets by well-to-do citizens…. continue reading »

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Throwback…

Thursday, July 28, 2016
Throwback…

Once every couple of years, I get a wild hair up my ass and attempt to organize my photo collection. Well, it’s that time again… and right now,… continue reading »

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An Index of Rod & Custom Magazine

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
An Index of Rod & Custom Magazine

This is the work of a mad man. Essentially, it’s an index of Rod & Custom Magazine features from May of 1953 until May of 1974. Each entry… continue reading »

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Art Chrisman & The Hustler

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Art Chrisman & The Hustler

So last week we lost an absolute legend in Art Chrisman. I posted what typically gets posted when someone passes – niceties and condolences. Frankly, I was just… continue reading »

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OG Bell 4-Spoke

Monday, July 18, 2016
OG Bell 4-Spoke

A few weeks ago, I was laying in bed watching LeBron get his when my phone rang. “R.C. this is Stevo… A guy I know just called and… continue reading »

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Bruce Glenn’s ’39 Ford- Early Post War Custom

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Bruce Glenn’s ’39 Ford- Early Post War Custom

The May ’54 issue of Rod & Custom has a feature called ‘Beating Detroit to the Punch’ about the Bruce Glenn Ford built by Harry “Westyguard” (yes, they really… continue reading »

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Lions Dragstrip – 1960

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Lions Dragstrip – 1960

A few weeks ago I teased a film provided by Junji Nakamura. Today, we look at some of his footage taken at Lions Drag Strip in 1960. Think about… continue reading »

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1950s Drag Strip film in Color

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
1950s Drag Strip film in Color

I’m pretty darn sure this clip has been posted on the HAMB at some point, but it worth the risk posting it again if I’m wrong. After all, this… continue reading »

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