An Auction for the Ages: Another Look

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

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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Early Film Failures

Early Film Failures

So for Christmas is 2009, my wife bought me a Leica M3 camera along with a 35mm lens. It was my first rangefinder kit and I was really… continue reading »

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1935 Ford: Crossing the Road to Custom?

1935 Ford: Crossing the Road to Custom?

We toss the terms ‘hot rod’ and ‘custom’ around quite a bit for pretty much every old car that’s been souped up or modified. Yes, a motor can… continue reading »

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Billy Crewl

Billy Crewl

About a decade ago, a young kid got on the HAMB and started talking about cloning the Calori roadster. Shortly thereafter, that same young kid started posting photos… continue reading »

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RPU 4 U

RPU 4 U

While searching the classifieds, I’ve noticed that roadster pickups are some of the most reasonably priced early Fords. That makes sense, really, considering they’re not much more than… continue reading »

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Getting Dirty in the Devil’s Bowl

Getting Dirty in the Devil’s Bowl

If your ever down in Mesquite, Texas, there’s a dirt oval track that’s been the home of dirty driving derbies since the 1950s- The Devil’s Bowl Speedway. I… continue reading »

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The Red Hot ’36 – Republished

The Red Hot ’36 – Republished

I decided early this morning that I was gonna write about the second incarnation of the Cobbs/Fox ’36 today. I got about half way done before I felt… continue reading »

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