The Jalopy Journal
From the collection of Jumpin' Jack Summers, a popular race flag starter in Southern California at race tracks such as Western Speedway and Ascot...
Mr Lugo. I live in Manhattan Beach. My experience is Supply Chain Management. I can order the papers, pens, and raw materials you need to build...
"Pitstop" is fantastic! Best racing action from Ascot Park Gardena of any motion picture ever filmed there. Low budget, black and white film, does...
Well, I must be the last one to know this but in the 1964 movie "Goldfinger", in all the street scenes that are supposed to be boulevards in...
1955. During an intermission novelty race this jalopy is racing without the benefit of any tire or a wheel on a 1/4 mile dirt track. It can be...
Full disclosure, this should fall just within the scope of a HAMB friendly story. We were living in Southern California and had a small 1964...
I think we have a winner.
Flipped in Photoshop. What is it? Could be buffed out, right?
This is it, with a Offy engine.
There is a Pick-Up Roadster at Donut Derelicts Car Show Huntington beach, CA. USA that is the separated-at-birth twin to this.
Mid-century automotive art.
As a very young kid in the early 1960's, I would play in both cars as they sat in our driveway, and yes, they did have a special, unique smell...
1951 NASCAR race at Langhorne.
I'll try again after a year if anyone has a nostalgia photo of Inglewood Farms Dairy (of Torrance, CA.) delivery trucks. I have learned the dairy...
Someone who is just moving. This remarkable vehicle is yard art.
"Rocket 88' by Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats.
In California the gasoline gallon is taxed at obscened levels: 15 cents for this, 12 cents for that, and so on and so on and so...
Easter Sunday 1960. Demolition Derby after the jalopy races. That's Jumpin' Jack Summers, the starter as the Easter Bunny.
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There are major aerospace companies who employ hundreds of office personnel and they are all working from home now.
My dream fantasy is to put a Offy flathead racing engine into a 1927 Ford Tall-T and run amok on the streets.
Now if Roger Penske could step in and work some magic!!!!
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This is about a Holy Grail...
Orval Allen, the Candy Cane Man.
Some examples of jalopies from Southern California in the late 1950's.
That's exactly what I have understood for decades regarding the focal point for formations of allied planes in Europe in World War 2.
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