The Wonderful World of Wheels (1966)

The Wonderful World of Wheels (1966)

Ryan’s great discussion starter about plastics in early hot rods, customs and race cars, and that reminded me of one of the early pioneers of bubble top plastic… continue reading »

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Speed & Plastic

Speed & Plastic

Over the past few months, I’ve been researching the history of the American race car. A good part of my studies have made it here to The Jalopy… continue reading »

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The Leo Lyons Mercury at Audrain’s

The Leo Lyons Mercury at Audrain’s

I just got back from Newport, Rhode Island for a motoring weekend and Concours d’Elegance. Among the cars on display the Tennis Hall of Fame was none other… continue reading »

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The Gathering At The Roc

The Gathering At The Roc

I actually had plans to head up to Oklahoma this year and hit this show, but then priorities took my opportunity, rolled it up into a ball, and… continue reading »

The Right Place

The Right Place

This week has been one for the books. Somewhere in between Monday night and Tuesday morning, I flew from San Francisco to Michigan in preparation for the road… continue reading »

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San Fernando Road in 1950

San Fernando Road in 1950

I know I keep posting these 40s and 50s street scene movies, but they are such a fascinating snapshot in the American automotive timeline. Today we’ve got film… continue reading »

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A Huge Photo Dump

A Huge Photo Dump

Last week, I posted about an “unknown roadster” hoping to find out more. Of course, within minutes of the HAMB getting ahold of the image the roadster was… continue reading »

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Car Spotting on the LA Freeways

Car Spotting on the LA Freeways

You’ve likely seen the films I shared of cars driving around the streets of Los Angeles in the 1950s. It’s always fun to spot the cars just as… continue reading »

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