Parade of Progress: Our American Crossroads

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Parade of Progress: Our American Crossroads

We all know the story of General Motor’s ‘Parade of Progress’ that used a series of buses and tents to create a roadshow touting the automobile industry, technology… continue reading »

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Gimme A Brake!

Friday, April 5, 2019
Gimme A Brake!

I grew up going to garage and estate sales, and I’d like to think I was a fast learner. At a young age, I discovered these impromptu sales… continue reading »

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The Muller Brothers Car Wash

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
The Muller Brothers Car Wash

I’m not sure what to categorize this under, except for “Art & Inspiration”. A few of these images have appeared on the HAMB before, but I finally got… continue reading »

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An Auction for the Ages: Another Look

Friday, March 29, 2019
An Auction for the Ages: Another Look

As I walk past my desk, I hear the phone ring. Once. I wait. Twice. I look around. Three times. I take a deep breath, grab the receiver… continue reading »

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1939: The Indianapolis 500

Thursday, March 28, 2019
1939: The Indianapolis 500

You know the famous photo of the Sailor kissing the girl in Times Square on V-E day? Well, Alfred Eisenstaedt was the photographer who took that image for… continue reading »

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Raymond Groves: The U.K. version of Tom Medley?

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Raymond Groves: The U.K. version of Tom Medley?

I just returned from another amazing Amelia Island Concours weekend out in Florida, and picked up this little gem from a vendor selling vintage automobilia. It’s a 1954… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Restoration in 1/64 scale

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Hot Rod Restoration in 1/64 scale

Bringing a hot rod to life is an acquired skill. Some guys are obviously more gifted than others, but the really good ones make it look easy, don’t… continue reading »

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Photographer of the Day: Ralph Crane

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Photographer of the Day: Ralph Crane

Ralph Crane was a German-born photographer for Life magazine for several decades, but only lived in the Los Angeles area for seven years during the 1950s. He’s the… continue reading »

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