Finding the Alexander Brothers’ Alexandria

Friday, January 17, 2014
Finding the Alexander Brothers’ Alexandria

Things are lost. Things are found. Even though everything from pets to teenagers can be tracked via satellite, pesky keys and change continue to slide between seats without… continue reading »

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Stu Hilborn… Pioneer of Hot Rodding.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Stu Hilborn… Pioneer of Hot Rodding.

You’ve probably heard the word by now that speed merchant legend Stu Hilborn has passed at the ripe old age of 96. If your unaware of what he… continue reading »

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A Creative Customs Christmas Celebration

Friday, December 13, 2013
A Creative Customs Christmas Celebration

“Where are you headed tonight?” he asked me again, this time much louder. “I’m trying to get to 8934 Riverview Drive, St. Louis,” I replied, apprehensively handing him… continue reading »

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Project 38: Moving To Austin

Monday, December 9, 2013
Project 38: Moving To Austin

For the last couple of years, my ’38 Ford coupe has been slowly going through a transformation while resting in the Northern California work shop that my brother,… continue reading »

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Wally’s Thanksgiving Record Setter

Friday, November 29, 2013
Wally’s Thanksgiving Record Setter

With the afternoon sky shedding a dreary cast on the vacant lot, I set my sights on the service road ahead. Off in the distance, I saw a… continue reading »

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Appreciating the Jeff Beck ’32 Sedan

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Appreciating the Jeff Beck ’32 Sedan

If you read Rodder’s Journal, then you probably saw Jeff Beck/ Charles Nearburg’s ’32 Tudor in issue number 58 titled “Common Ground”. I’m the first to admit that… continue reading »

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The Grim Death of Rex Mays

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
The Grim Death of Rex Mays

I was compelled to scan this article from Life Magazine, the November 21, 1949 issue, photo-documenting the tragic racing death of skilled and beloved driver Rex Mays. We… continue reading »

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Outrunning History…

Monday, September 9, 2013
Outrunning History…

I’m having a crazy morning. The better half is out of town and that has left me in a mad scramble to get the two big kids on… continue reading »

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