barn finds, classic motels, driving adventures, restoring cars, road trip, route 66, vintage cars, vintage service stations, Route 66 barn find road trip, tom cotter, junkyards, roadside oddities, classic cars, antique cars,
Barn Finds
Barn Finds

Daddy’s Old Garage Along Route 66

Historic highway Route 66, traveling 2,451 miles from just outside Chicago to Santa Monica, is forever cemented in Americana. Many have traveled the road in a quest for adventure, seeking out the most interesting sights, restaurants and Read More

BMW, BMW cars, BMW motorcycles, history of BMW, The BMW Century, Tony Lewin, BMW airplanes, BMW Series, classic cars, sports cars, super cars, Le Mans, BMW turbo, Rolls-Royce, Mini Cooper, Range Rover,
Race Cars + Formula 1
Race Cars + Formula 1

BMW Back to the Future

The 1954 debut of the Mercedes-Benz 300SL would inspire BMW to produce one of the most celebrated designs in its entire history. BMW managers felt that they, too, should consider a model targeted at the smart and fashionable of the US East Read More

Ducati, ducati motorcycles, desmodromic, fabio tagliani, ian falloon, the history of ducati, ducati racing, italian motorcycles, motorcycles made in italy,
Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

A Look Back at the 1973 Ducati Motorcycles

Are you old enough to remember 1973? Tricky Dick Nixon was the Prez, The Godfather topped the Oscars, there was an oil embargo, national highway speeds were cut to 55 mph, Richard Petty won his 4th Daytona 500, and All in the Family was the Read More

1950s cars, cuba, cuba’s car culture, Cuban Grand Prix, Ferrari, Juan Manuel Fangio, racing in Cuba, classic cars, Cuban boycott, cars in Cuba, Cuban cars,
Classic Cars
Classic Cars

The Real Story on the Colorful Cars of Cuba

With the recent opening up of relations with Cuba, attention has turned to the mysterious island nation. For car guys a visit there would be a dream-like trip back in time. Following the 1959 revolution the country was cut off from all Read More

hot rods, hot rod, art of the hot rod, Ken Gross, classic cars, vintage cars, rat rods, 1930s Fords, 1930s Chevys, restored cars, hot rod builders, hot rod shops, custom cars, automotive photography,
Hot Rods + Customs
Hot Rods + Customs

Hot Rod Art and Color Exemplified

When most people think of artists, the usual suspects first come to mind; painters, sculptors, photographers, singers, actors, musicians, etc. Rarely does the artist get pictured with a 3/8th-inch wrench in one hand and a sander in the Read More

muscle cars, classic cars, vintage cars, Ford, GM, Chrysler, GTO, Mustang, Camaro, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Dodge, Barracuda, Charger, Corvette Stingray, american muscle cars, darwin holmstrom, motorbooks,
Muscle Cars + Sports Cars
Muscle Cars + Sports Cars

Here Come Da Judge: The 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge

Can you imagine a more exciting time to be a car designer than during the the height of the muscle car era? What must that have been like? The team would not only have to come up with a new eye-catching style every year, but would also have Read More

porsche, Porsche 911, Porsche carrera, Porsche Targa, Porsche turbo, history of porsche, Porsche GT, sportscars, 356 Carerra, 550 Speedster, 911S, 912, 930 Turbo, 914/6 906, 908, 935, ferdinand porsche, Porsche The Classic Era, dennis adler,
Muscle Cars + Sports Cars
Muscle Cars + Sports Cars

10 Classic Porsche Racers

Many automobile manufacturers take great pleasure in their racing heritage. Porsche, in particular, has a very long, storied and successful run at the checkers which still continues today. From the new publication Porsche: The Classic Era, Read More

barn finds, harley-davidson, honda, indian motorcycles, norton motorcycles, vintage motorcycles, classic motorcycles, tom cotter, the harley in the barn,
Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

The Mystery of the Hidden Harley

Everyone loves a mystery, right? Typically with barn finds, a couple questions might pop up how the machine ended up where it did. However, some barn finds turn out to be an elaborate mystery that may never be solved. One such gripping tale Read More

Diesel Locomotives, EMD, General Electric locomotives, Alco, Baldwin locomotives, Fairbanks Morse locomotives, Vintage & Modern Diesel Locomotives, Stanley W. Trzoniec, Diesel trains, history of diesel locomotives, evolution of diesel locomotives, vintage locomotives, modern locomotives, trainspotting, train hobbyists,
By Rail
By Rail

The Big 5 of Diesel Locomotives

Like the automotive world, the diesel locomotive industry has been dominated by a handful of primary manufacturers for nearly a century. Their Big 5 consists of EMD, General Electric, Alco, Baldwin, and Fairbanks Morse and each one has a Read More

The Tractor Factor, Robert Pripps, The World's Rarest Classic Farm Tractors, Case tractors, John Deere, Farmall, Ford tractors, Kubota tractors, Minneapolis-Moline, Massey-Ferguson, Porsche tractors, cockshutt, doe tractors, massey-harris, allis-chalmers tractors, cletrac, McCormick-Deering,
Trucks + Heavy Equipment
Trucks + Heavy Equipment

Rare Tractors: 1938 Avery Ro-Trak

It's funny how history treats mechanical rarities. What makes a brand or model rare in the first place is that, for whatever reason, not many were ever even made. Yet at that time they were no more valuable than the most popular machines, Read More