Another Side Of Cochran Family History

Monday, October 23, 2017
Another Side Of Cochran Family History

So I gotta lot of beef from family members over my story last week about Frank Cochran and figured I had better do some equal time. So, let… continue reading »

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60 Years Ago: The Barris Shop Fire

Thursday, October 19, 2017
60 Years Ago: The Barris Shop Fire

I guess old cars & fire have been on my mind quite a bit lately, with the massive, deadly wildfires of Northern California are finally coming to an… continue reading »

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The Birth Of Outlaw Hot Rodding

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Birth Of Outlaw Hot Rodding

JB Cochran was my grandfather. He ran and operated Cochran Garage in Ada, OK from the late 1930’s until he eassed away at an early age in the… continue reading »

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A Repost: Jay Johnston’s Shoebox

Monday, October 9, 2017
A Repost: Jay Johnston’s Shoebox

I go through phases of obsession. A good example of that is last quarter when I spent a good three months thinking about ’38 cabriolets almost exclusively. I… continue reading »

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Found Film

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Found Film

Developing and scanning film is a long and tedious process that is laced with both misery and rejection. Typically, when I shoot a roll of 36 exposures I’m… continue reading »

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The 1956 Ford Thunderbird Mexico

Thursday, September 21, 2017
The 1956 Ford Thunderbird Mexico

Transportation Designer Alex Tremulis understood the importance of wind resistance and drag coefficents- During the War he developed advanced aircraft shapes at Wright Field using a wind tunnel,… continue reading »

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Not A Date Wagon

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Not A Date Wagon

You can’t throw a dead cat around these parts without hitting a 1948-54 Chevrolet pickup. Central Texas must have been absolutely crawling with the damned things back in… continue reading »

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Quiz Question: First to 200 mph?

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Quiz Question: First to 200 mph?

The header image already gave it away, but here’s the question anyway: What was the first stock body production car to pass 200 mph at Bonneville? And what… continue reading »

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