Ford Long Beach Assembly Plant in the 1930s

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Ford Long Beach Assembly Plant in the 1930s

Just wanted to share these amazing images of the then-new Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant in Long Beach, California taken primary when it was newly-opened in 1930, and… continue reading »

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Santa Ana Drag Strip From Above

Monday, September 10, 2018
Santa Ana Drag Strip From Above

For those unfamiliar, the Orange County Airport is essentially the birthplace of organized Drag Racing. In 1950, Pappy Hart, Creighton Hunter, and Frank Stillwell got together with the… continue reading »

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Drag Safari ’55

Thursday, August 30, 2018
Drag Safari ’55

Wally Parks and the boys of the NHRA had a great idea starting in 1954 and continuing on into the 1955 season featured below… A Safari that would… continue reading »

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A Shitload Of Thirty-Twos

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
A Shitload Of Thirty-Twos

If things like editorial offices for hot rod publications still existed, the most common conversation you’d hear around the water cooler would be writers arguing with editors about… continue reading »

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A Life In 1948…

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
A Life In 1948…

So one of my best pals was recently moving his mom out of his childhood home and stumbled upon a few 8mm rolls of film while doing so…. continue reading »

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The REAL Birth of Hot Rodding?

Thursday, August 9, 2018
The REAL Birth of Hot Rodding?

I had a little time to kill in Detroit yesterday, and one place in the Motor City that I had never been was the original Ford Piquette Ave…. continue reading »

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The 60th anniversary of the Squarebird!

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
The 60th anniversary of the Squarebird!

In my humble opinion, 1958 was a mixed bag for American car designs- There were some definite hits that year, but plenty of other head-scratchers, as all the Detroit… continue reading »

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Proper Scallops

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Proper Scallops

I’m like a 12 year old kid… I love scallops and I love flames. In fact, on my hard drive, I have folders full of images of inspired… continue reading »

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