The Yanks Are Coming

Friday, October 31, 2008
The Yanks Are Coming

There is just something about the carefully staged shots that graced the covers of Hot Rod Magazine in the 50′s. It’s like Norman Rockwell for greasers – warm,… continue reading »

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The Apple Crate

Thursday, October 30, 2008
The Apple Crate

Another day, another car in bare metal… readying for its next stage in life. This one comes from the North West and a very different mold. It’s outlandish…. continue reading »

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The Zephyr

Wednesday, October 29, 2008
The Zephyr

A little over a year ago, I headed a few miles north to interview a hero of mine – Gary Howard. You might remember that towards the end… continue reading »

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The Little Red Wagon

Tuesday, October 28, 2008
The Little Red Wagon

“I was contacted by Dodge to do a tuff truck t.v. commercial in and around 1965. They showed me the truck. It was a Dodge A-100 compact pickup… continue reading »

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Webb’s Golden Sub

Monday, October 27, 2008
Webb’s Golden Sub

The Golden Submarine was first unveiled at the Maywood Speedway near Chicago Illinois in June of 1917. Despite posting a qualifying speed of 107.4 mph, the car failed… continue reading »

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A Simple ’49 Ford

Friday, October 24, 2008
A Simple ’49 Ford

I was fooling around on Rikster’s site this morning and stumbled across the above shoebox Ford. Now, it’s no secret that I love 1949-51 Fords, but I’ve never… continue reading »

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Stout Scarab

Thursday, October 23, 2008
Stout Scarab

We’ve talked about the Airflow and the Dymaxion before, but we’ve never really touched on the Stout Scarab and all of its wierdness. It all started with a… continue reading »

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Lost America

Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Lost America

Light painting is actually a pretty old school photography technique. Essentially, you “paint” objects with different color light bulbs and then take exposures of varying lengths. The results… continue reading »

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