The Jalopy Journal
My parents had some special medicine for the "ants in my pants" they smacked them with a paddle. No Ridlin back then, just a good ol spanking...
My 55 is a year younger than I am, but it was assembled one week before my wife was born. The wife says she is not old, she is a classic.
My 55 in front of the Michigan Central Train Station now owned by the Ford Motor Company.[ATTACH] [ATTACH]
I had that same shirt also.
All the above projects are very cool. I did this wall art from leftover 55 Chevy parts I had laying around.
What a great looking Vette! I always liked the six taillight conversion.
I like all of your drive in pieces. They bring to mind some wonderful times. Thank you for the memories.
Not sure about the Jiffy Lube. Ted's and the Totem pole are long gone, but some of their menu items are available at Dugan's, 13 and a half and...
This is back when Engine Joe had a 55 front clip on it.
I love those cinder blocks, and all of the other details in his panels.
Wow, you don't see these every day.
I agree with you. My wife sometimes sells things on a Facebook garage sale group. I think there are people who have no intention of ever buying...
Oakland Mall is at 14 and John R. That property was at one time the land that my Grandmother grew up on. Her step-father sold the farm property to...
Posted this in the other garage wall art thread, but here it is again. Made from leftover parts from my 55.
Very cool. What are the two red marks on the speedometer for?
Was that the place around 14 Mile and Stephenson? If so, it was on the property that was once the farm that my grandfather grew up on. I went on a...
My Grandmother lived in those cement bunkers until she died in 1969. Lot's of crime back then, also. She refused to move out. Had her purse taken...
You are correct sir. A family friend went to high school with her. Southwestern High.
Stuff I had left over from my 55 Chevy build.[ATTACH]
Different regions of the US refer to soft drinks by different names. ie: soda, soda pop. pop, and some refer to all soft drinks as Coke. I saw a...
Got my 55 in 72, it was my first car and my daily driver. It got totaled 5 months later. 6 years after that, it was back on the road.
When I was younger and stupider, I drove my 55 to the grocery store to get my weekly food. I parked it away from the store and other cars. I came...
1970 Chevy Fathom Blue
I put some leftover parts together for a wall display in my garage a while back. Some people suggested I put some lights in it, so, the second...
Somewhere in my attic I have this model in the box. I built it many years ago.[ATTACH]
Top photo looks like the same girl with AK. Didn't really see a trophy in any of these photos, but I am not complaining.
My favorite for the week. Great job.
Spectating only on Friday when the doors open, then hitting American Coney Island.
Yep, well done.
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