Ironically, in a nod to the 50th
anniversary of Daytona Bike
Week, Harley produced a
special edition of the FXDB
Sturgis, presenting it as the
“Daytona.”
Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

8 Popular Harley-Davidson Models

Harley Davidson--- the most iconic, reliable and desired hot rod on the open road. Manufacturing admirable classics since it's first model, Harley-Davidson has a dream bike for every biker, even those who haven't discovered their niche for Read More

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Muscle Cars + Sports Cars
Muscle Cars + Sports Cars

Muscle Cars: Analyzing the Chevrolet V-8

Every driver dreams of tearing up the road in a vintage muscle car. But what makes a car a “muscle car?” From the moment the first hot rods hit the scene some sixty odd years ago, the muscle car phenomenon has been going strong. Is it about Read More

This mechanical semaphore at 75th Street Tower, Chicago,
provides a nice silhouette against a January 2, 1995, morning
sky. The 132-lever Saxby & Farmer mechanical interlocking was
originally installed in July 1908, by the Federal Signal Company
of Troy, New York. Its location at 75th Street is where Chicago
Terminal Transfer Railroad crossed Baltimore & Ohio Chicago
Terminal, Belt Railway of Chicago, Wabash, and Pennsylvania
Railroad’s Panhandle line. This junction was completely 
re-signaled 89 years later by which time it was among the last 
mechanical plants in the Chicago area. Brian Solomon
By Rail
By Rail

Towers & Interlocking Railroad Signals

America’s rail network is one of the most underrated technologies in the country, and it has a fascinating history in its use of railroad signals. Brian Solomon’s book Classic Railroad Signals explores the usage of these signals throughout Read More

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Trucks + Heavy Equipment
Trucks + Heavy Equipment

8 Harvester Trucks From the 1950’s

When it comes to farming, the greatest and most useful technological advancement were the automobiles invented for work on the fields. Even the earliest harvester trucks, while in their most simple design, made a huge difference for those Read More

Dick Brannan’s red prototype was
painted dark blue and later gold
and white by the Alexander Brothers
in Detroit. It carried Goldfinger
livery and Brannan, captain of
the Ford Drag Team, drove it
to win the 1965 Super/Stock
Nationals in York, Pennsylvania.
Dick Brannan Collection
Race Cars + Formula 1
Race Cars + Formula 1

The Beat Goes On! 1965 Ford Total Performance

The 1960s brought revolutionary changes for the Ford Motor Company. Ford launched a global promotional advertising campaign in 1963 and the company’s focus shifted to performance. Its subsequent impact on the raceways was impossible to Read More

1932 FORD ROADSTER owned by Ken Schmidt
Hot Rods + Customs
Hot Rods + Customs

Hot Rod Classics

Call them vintage, call them customs or classics, but no matter what you call them nothing can take away from the true wonder that is a well maintained hot rod. These are cars with character. Automobiles that have been kept, customized and Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

Retro Harley-Davidson CVO’s: Softail Motorcycles

Harley-Davidson's Custom Vehicle Operations(R) are a dream come true. The best models of the most iconic motorcycle manufacturer, the pinnacle of Harley-Davidson customization, these bikes will leave you inspired at the very least. Check Read More

Wash Your Car Like A Pro
How‐to
How‐to

Wash Your Car Like A Pro

In 101 Projects for Your Porsche 911, 996 and 997 (1998-2008) author Wayne R. Dempsey explains how you can literally save thousands of dollars in mechanic's costs simply by performing some of the work yourself. Focusing on the water-cooled Read More

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Muscle Cars + Sports Cars
Muscle Cars + Sports Cars

1960 E2A E-Type Prototype

Though it suffered an oil pipe failure and had to retire after the 1960 LeMans Race, the E2A E-Type Prototype was driven by many famous drivers. Learn more with this excerpt from Jaguar Cars by James Mann. E2A E-Type Prototype Year Read More

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Muscle Cars + Sports Cars
Muscle Cars + Sports Cars

Split Windows on the 1963 Corvette

The entire bodywork of the 1963 Sting Ray was startling and dramatic. Its divided rear window provoked considerable quarrels between design boss Bill Mitchell and chief engineer Zora Duntov. Source - David Newhardt © 2012 / Corvette From Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

A Look at the Harley-Davidson Forty-Five

We're going back to 1929 with a look at the Harley-Davidson Forty-Five with Darwin Holmstrom's Harley-Davidson: The Complete History.   THE FORTY-FIVE The new Harley-Davidson Forty-Five 750cc flathead V-twin, introduced in Read More

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Classic Cars
Classic Cars

Colorful Yank Tanks

Travel back in time to discover some incredible pre-1960 American cars with Tom Cotter's Cuba's Car Culture. In Che's Chevrolet, Castro's Oldsmobile, Richard Schwied estimates that today more than sixty thousand pre-1960 American cars Read More