Cavaliers CC: This is Long Beach

Cavaliers CC: This is Long Beach

For those of you not familiar with Long Beach, California, its an oceanside industrial city nestled between Los Angeles and Orange County that has a long history of… continue reading »

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Al Paloczy

Al Paloczy

The old Hot Rod Magazines, relics of a bygone era, were filled with images not from high-paid professionals but from wide-eyed, grease-stained amateurs with a passion for speed…. continue reading »

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60s Color FIlms: Playing with Altered Drag Cars

60s Color FIlms: Playing with Altered Drag Cars

I’m so glad that someone named Stella Sanguina decided to digitized their 8mm family films. Great color footage here of some fun Altereds. I’m going to make some… continue reading »

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So Long As It Is Loud!

So Long As It Is Loud!

Car Craft Magazine – March, 1957. Al Paloczy was able to gather both Dick MaCoy and Dale Krutz along with their hot rods for a shoot in some… continue reading »

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Street-Parked Squarebird

Street-Parked Squarebird

It’s been warm this week across the board, and San Francisco is no exception. Well, somewhat of an exception. On Tuesday, it made it to 77 degrees which,… continue reading »

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So Cal Car Spotting in the early 50s

So Cal Car Spotting in the early 50s

Another great film shot on the road, this time it’s the San Fernando Valley, captured right around 1953. The video title says ‘late 40s’ but the dead giveaway… continue reading »

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1955 Chevrolet Biscayne

1955 Chevrolet Biscayne

The 1950s were a delirious carnival of prosperity, a neon-soaked parade of unchecked American ambition. The Greatest Generation rolled the dice, hit the jackpot, and the ’50s reaped… continue reading »

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Movie of the Week: ‘The ABC of Hand Tools’ (1945)

Movie of the Week: ‘The ABC of Hand Tools’ (1945)

This postwar education film was produced by Walt Disney Studios with funding from General Motors. I imagine the goal was to teach students and returning Servicemen who might… continue reading »

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