The Bob Roddick Story

The story of a set of lost photos that literally take us all back into time. Read: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, or Part 4.

Read the rest of this entry >>

The Ferrari Shoot

Comparing and contrasting three very different cars with three very different purposes in life. Read It >>

Continue reading >>

Inspiration

This post is actually a continuation of two other posts that were written in 2006 (Part 1 & 2). The stuff you guys came up with is breathtaking.

Continue reading >>

Gary Howard

Gary is one of my heroes and after interviewing him, I got to check off an item from my dream list. Read It >>

() Comments Continue reading >>
Direction

Direction

Well fellas, this is it for me. Choo-choo is stopping! End of the line. All she wrote. Done. For two weeks anyway… Starting Monday, I’m taking a maternity leave and in my place, I plan to feature a number of guest writers that you all know and love. It should […]

(72) Comments Continue reading >>
The Muntz Jet

The Muntz Jet

Most of us are pretty familiar with Frank Kurtis, his accomplishments in racing, and his early sports car efforts. He was an innovator during a time of extreme innovation and experimentation. One of those experiments produced the Muntz Jet – America’s first serious attempt at a real sports car. That […]

(22) Comments Continue reading >>
Shorpy…

Shorpy…

So this one is almost entirely off-topic, but if you fellas are anything like me you’ll dig it. Shorpy Higginbotham was a hard working and usually filthy appearing young man that grew up working the coal mines of Alabama. In the Higginbotham household, education was not a priority – work […]

(31) Comments Continue reading >>
Roadster Royal

Roadster Royal

“Some dang fool gave me a Model T roadster when I was 14 years old and ruined my whole cotton-pickin’ life.” – Dick Kraft Dick and Art Ingles built the above roadster as it appeared on the cover of the October, 1952 issue of Hot Rod Magazine. They had both […]

(39) Comments Continue reading >>
Pure Hell

Pure Hell

Mazooma1 sent over a DVD packed with over an hour of footage that he shot with his 8mm camera in and around 1961 at such hallowed grounds as Lions, San Gabriel, Fontana, and Irwindale. In the coming weeks we will certainly get into that video, but today I wanted to […]

(95) Comments Continue reading >>
View Older Posts >>

Through the years we’ve had some pretty amazing articles pop up here on The Jalopy Journal. The following is just a few of them:

  • Tom Cobbs

    The story of Tom Cobbs, his legacy, and his hot rod roadster. Read: Part 1, Part 2, or Part 3.

  • The Bob Roddick Story

    The story of a set of lost photos that literally take us all back into time. Read: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, or Part 4.

  • The Ferrari Shoot

    Comparing and contrasting three very different cars with three very different purposes in life. Read It >>

  • Inspiration

    This post is actually a continuation of two other posts that were written in 2006 (Part 1 & 2). The stuff you guys came up with is breathtaking.

  • Gary Howard

    Gary is one of my heroes and after interviewing him, I got to check off an item from my dream list. Read It >>