Confessions of a Car Brochure Hoarder…

Thursday, December 6, 2018
Confessions of a Car Brochure Hoarder…

The other day my 8 year old son asked me, “What did you and Grandpa Jerry like do together when you were my age?” I think that was… continue reading »

Read More

Moving On, In A Small Way

Friday, November 30, 2018
Moving On, In A Small Way

Last week, I stood in my parents’ basement staring at my old workbench. I went down there to carry out a simple task, yet there I was, standing… continue reading »

Read More

The Barber’s Tub

Friday, November 16, 2018
The Barber’s Tub

A little more than 50 years ago, my grandparents and my dad found themselves at the intersection of Virginia and Plaza Streets in Reno, Nevada. The sky was… continue reading »

Read More

Ford at the World’s Fair in 1934 and 1935

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Ford at the World’s Fair in 1934 and 1935

I’ve written about Ford at the 1964 World’s Fair before, but here’s some footage of Ford’s first presence at a World’s Fair, and it goes back 30 years… continue reading »

Read More

Rods Illustrated

Monday, November 5, 2018
Rods Illustrated

My professional life started as a graphic designer… and my life as a designer was born from studying old car magazines. My favorite will always be the very… continue reading »

Read More

Von Dutch for Sale: The Brucker Auction.

Thursday, October 25, 2018
Von Dutch for Sale: The Brucker Auction.

It happened on May 13th, 2006 at the (old) Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, an epic sell-off of art, cars, and personal items once belonging to Ed… continue reading »

Read More

Too Far With the Car

Friday, October 12, 2018
Too Far With the Car

One summer day when I was back from school, I walked into the garage and noticed it was a little different. Everything seemed to be in place for… continue reading »

Read More

Miniature Model Motors!!!

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Miniature Model Motors!!!

I really do marvel at these machinists with the talent and patience to produce scaled-down, running engines. It’s hard enough for me to just assemble actual old car… continue reading »

Read More

Archive