and Information from all over the country as they are presented. Be sure
to scroll down, because the list is long.
Barn find from the A.K. Miller EstateThis older couple was thought
to be poor, and the church took up a collection to get them buried.
The sherrif found some certicates taped to the back of the mirror and
guess what they found in the barns and sheds.
Pickers Went to Nashville and the Grand Old Opry to see the Oakridge
Boys and Charlie Daniels. While we were there we went to the Antique
Archealogy shop that is the home of the American Pickers. Lots of Automotive,
Hot Rod, and collectibles, all enscomsed in a cool the old Automobile
factory of the Marathoin Motor Car co. The factory takes up a city block
in Nashville and is really the best place for an antique shop. Didn't
get to see Danielle's tattoos.
of automobile hood ornaments Kirk Jones and the Goodguys provided
some excellent photos of a wild collections of neat and bizarre hood
ornaments. Back when most hood ornaments were caps for the radiator,
they came up with some wild designs and themes.
photos from 1953 Hotrod annualsContributor Ron Brooks has taken
the time to scan some great stuff from some of the old Hotrod annuals.
Take a trip back in time to the fifties in southern Ca.
rides from the internetSome really wild stuff that has crossed my
screen from time to time. Check out the wild van for one.
Junkyard I have driven by this junkyard many times over the years
when I was vacationing in the Georgia Mountains and now the nephew of
the previous owner is clearin g the place out. I got a few parts and
they are going fast like most junkyards.
Henry Ford Our goal was to see the new automotive display and the
hot rod section. It did not disappoint. This museum has always been
a favorite of mine because I was born and raised in Dearborn , MI and
because this website provided the very first link to this museum when
it went online many years ago. They have done a wonderful job with the
new automotive display and you need to add it to youjr bucket list for
Chrysler Museum The nonprofit Walter P. Chrysler Museum stands in
honor of one man’s journey to become an auto industry giant. Our
spectacular collection, which spans more than a century, showcases the
achievements of the company he founded and the importance of these vehicles
in creating today’s society.
Automotive Hall of Fame A group of men met in New York City just
a few miles from the 1939 World's Fair to create an organization that
would offer a glimpse of the past. Its mission was to perpetuate the
memories of the early automotive pioneers. The group was dedicated to
honoring automotive people from all parts of the worldwide automotive
industry. It has now moved to the grounds of the Henry Ford Museum in
Dearborn, MI. This was a fitting move next to the Henru Ford.
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile
Museum, a National Historic Landmark, has welcomed nearly two million
visitors from all over the world. It inhabits the former Art Deco showroom
of the Auburn Automobile Company’s national headquarters building,
a place where automotive history was made over 75 years ago! The museum
has the greatest and most extensive collection of Auburn, Cord, and
Duesenberg automobiles in the world, and features the largest exhibit
of Duesenberg automobiles on public display in the world! This is a
destination that you and your family can not miss!
National Auto and Truck museum NATMUS is a non-profit museum with
emphasis on post World War II cars and trucks but with vehicles on display
from 1908 “high wheelers” to current production pick ups.
Also you will find inside the doors of NATMUS a Model Car / Truck &
Toy Museum. It is located on the grounds of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg
museum in Auburn, Indiana. Trucks, cars, hotrods, car models. cars from
the fifties and earlier.
Automobile and Carriage Museum Dean Kruse has had quite a career
in the automobile and classic car hooby. A piuoneer in the auto auction
business and as a tribute to his career, he established the
The Kruse Automotive & Carriage Museum featuring many varities of
the automotive era. Also, for a limited time, you can view one of the
world’s finest collections of custom hot rods, built by Carl Casper.
Corbett's beautiful metal car sculpture. James Corbett, from Ningi,
Queensland, Australia has been sculpting his incredibly life like pieces
since early 1999, and since that time his unique works have found homes
in all over the world. Using uniques car parts and auto related items,
he does some incredible stuff.
Roadsters Thanks to Ron Brooks, Jack Asvitt and Mike Peters for
their photo treasures and this is a few photos from a by_gone era. From
the late roaring twenties, up through the fabulous Forties. These were
back when men raced practically without any safety equipment whatsoever.
Mostly old Ford roadsters from a time when you could buy a roadster
body for five bucks.
P's Roadster Deuce Roadster Randy Pinkler first saw his roadster
in a magazine and traced it down years later, and miracuesly found the
car and owner and brought it home. Heres the story.
Fangio Museum Photos of Juan Manuel Fangio Museum of Balcarce, Argentina.
The Museum tells the story of Fangio as a pilot since he started, 70%
of the cars were driven by him.
Here are the pics of the Museum of probably the best race car driver
who ever lived, who came from Argentina.
NSRA Nats in Memphis Thanks to Zack Methyin for digging out these
old snapshots from the 1975 Memphis National Street Rod Association
Nationals from the very first years of the street rod movement.
1963 00MACK from the HAMB forum added these great old snapshots
from Joe Kizis Autorama in the northeast in 1963. Great stuff.
Rods from the sixties and seventies. Some of the wildest showcars
that were ever built. Cars that were turned into models. Bubbletops,
and some just plain outrageous show rods.
Orthodontist Fellow hotrodder Dr. David Myers has built a very
cool office. According to Gr. Dave The attention the office has drawn
is really quite a surprise. My intention was really just to build a
fun office for the kids to enjoy during their treatment rather than
a regular old tan office with 4 year old magazines. LOL Guess I accomplished
that goal and then some. Haha! We agree. UPDATE
Pinstriper Ron Myers out ot Tulsa dropped by and striped everything
Roadster Lars Mapstead recently made a purchase that was equal
to buying a piece of history. This roadster has it all and is in fantastic
condition. Check it out.
Cars These are a group of vintage bumper cars that have been modified
for street use.
from the dry lakes-1946 Fantastic color photos taken at the 1948
SCTA dry lakes meet. Photos are a tribute to Warren Durkee by the members
of his family. THis was state of the art, both in cameras and race cars.
Journal Photo Shoot After the Pebble Beach sunday, we took the Carrillo
roadster up to San Francisco to the Rodders Journal headquarters for
one of their photoshoots. The roadster is owned by Frank Morawski of
Rods at Pebble Beach The Pebble Beach COncours invited 9 old time
hot rod race cars to the green this year. These cars raced on the dry
lake beds of California and the salt flats of Bonneville.
Collection They call it the National Automotive Museum, but it will
always be the Bill Harrah Collection. It is home to the Phantom Corsair,
Jimmy Dean's Mercury and the Ed Roth's Beatnik Bandit. Oh Yeah, there
are two hundred other cool cars there too.
Car covers In the fifties and sixties there were a bunch of publications
printed in the smaller size. They fit in your pocket and us old guys
loved them. Doug Hayes has taken the time to scan a group of these colorful
little boopks and here they are. Thanks, Doug.
2010 Great photos by Michael Harrington, a free lance photographer,
the article editorial
for the this article is by Dana Nichols, Missoula Mt. Check out the
article for further info about these guys.
Class From RitchJ on HAMB internet forum is a class of metalworkers
building a body for an Auburn Boattail Speedster. This is art in it's
finest form. he body is built over a wooden buck.
art of modelcraftmanship The models made by this retired dentist
are absolutely amazing. It is all in the details.
can art This came to me over the internet and if the builder sees
it, I hope he contacts me so I can give him credit for his craftmanship.
Article An article by Dave Welles from Santa Cruz and he
originally wrote the article for the September issue of the TERMITE
TIMES. This is the results of the Nick Alexander auction of beautiful
Woodies from the greatest collection of woodies ever assembled.
Art shots Kirk Jones has provided some great pictures of cars
for us. He also takes some neat art type shots and we feature a few
- Thanks to James
H De Ath for this photo essay of the Schlumpf
Collection Mylhouse, France. these really are some beautiful old
race and road cars and it was fantastic to be able to get up close7
and check out the design and engineering. It«d be good to see
some of old Monsieur Bugattis ideas turn up on hot rods
- From Don Garlits
Drag Race Museum, Glenn Hayes, preasidant of the Florida Poor Boys Car
Club, take us on a rare back shop tour of Garlits Shop. You won't believe
the stuff in there. Album
- Kirk's Shop Tours
Thanks to Kirk Jones for the coverage. As part of his duties as editor
of Goddguy's Gazette, Kirk toured some really cool shops and collections.
Here they are.
Photos from the trash Thanks to Kirk Jones and the Goodguys
org. for the old photos. Kirk literally found these pictures in the
trash, ready to be thrown out! They were taken on a tour of a collection
of 1932 Fords.
Travel Trailers Thanks to Ken Hart for the coverage. Some
really great old trailers that were the beginning of the recreational
Sale From the one of the internet forums is this prize find
of old racing and auto photos. Literally a lifetime of great photos
found at an estate sale.
Races Thanks to Michael Mrak for the coverage. Really fantastic
gathering of vintage race machines and a few vintage race drivers.
Concours Thanks to Dave McKee for the coverage.
annual ATHS Show Antique Truck Club of New England Chapter Annual Show.
Thanks to Scott Ackley for the photos
Place The Goodguys, while in Indy for the Nationals, go to
a cool '50s town in a guy's backyard with a working diner and theater,
among other things. You won't belive your eyes.
Collection The Goodguys, while in Indy for the Nationals,
give us a private tour of theSkillman Collection of automobilia.
Hotrod and Parts Store The Goodguys, on the way to the Colorado
Nationals, visited The Streamline Hotrod shop and give us a guided tour
of the facilities.
Roberts New Zealand Rod Shop Thanks to Kevin Perry, also known
as Kiwikev on the HAMB Forum, for the great coverage from New Zealand
featuring Mike Roberts shop and some of the fantastic metal work that
Museum On the way to the Goodguys DelMar Street rod meet,
Kirk and the gang visit the Nethercutt Mueseum
Hotrods Also on the run to the DelMar meet, kirk stopped at
the Hollywood Hotrod Shop for a shop tour
Motors Heritage Center The HAMB hotrod forum takes a tour through
the GM Heritage center on a special group tour.
Roth and Von Dutch Collection Bob Klessig takes us along as he visits
a preivate collection of Ed Roth and Von Dutch memoribilia.
and Bakersfield All the pictures in this thread are courtesy of
the following people. J. Earl Harris pictures, submitted by his son
Joel. Jimmy from Australia submits the Bob Giovanine collection. Courtesy
of Bob's son Curt. Jimmy also submits the Ray Morrisette collection,
that he bought on Ebay.
Museum Eric Arcorcha takes us on a tour of the George Barris
exhibit at the NHRA museum.
history of stock car racing in Georgia
Los Angeles Archives Thanks to Dave Hagan for these great
Vintage Sprint Cars Thanks to Joshua Shaw for these great photos
Auto Body Great stuff from my old friend Mike Tackley in FLorida
Garlits Racers reunion from a few years back
Ford Museum Great place for car nuts
Tribute to an old friend
& Buffy An amusing article submitted by Bill Burnham for publication
in the Old Farts Newsletter
Engineering Ed Monroe recently passed away and this is an old article
about Ed and I when we were younger.
At the beginning in Florida.
Triangle Drag Strip
Our proper Parliamentarian circles the track.
from MSRA Newsletter I wrote a monthly article in the Minnesota
Street Rod Association newsletter and these are the ones that i saved.
This shows how far back we were on the Internet, because we didn't have
a URL, just a server number that we published.
thru Time Motorcycle Museum in Maggie Valley, N.C.