2006 ARCHIVES

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2006 STUFF:

     

10 DEC 2006 - SUMMER FUN: Well, this ought to make anyone long for summer again.  I didn't get out to too many shows this summer, but I did take time off for this fun little event in Columbia, Illinois over Labor Day weekend. Be sure to check out that Holman-Moody Shelby, still in the hand of the original owner.   Unreal...

     

20 OCT 2006 - CLASSICS IN ST. LOUIS: Treat yourself to these Classics on display at Forest Park... OK, so what if they're NOT all Packards, they're still plenty cool!

 

29 OCT 2006 - ORPHANS IN ST. LOUIS: Treat yourself to these Orphan Cars on display at Forest Park... Mostly big step-down model Hudsons!   

     

12 OCT 2006 - THE SEC'Y OF STATE SHOW:  A smattering of photos snapped in Springfield, IL in September...

 

12 OCT 2006 - AN ESTATE SALE IN MO:  A few photos from a legendary Rod & Custom builder's estate in St. Louis...

     

15 SEP 2006 - BUICK CLUB NATS:  Quite a few photos from this year's big meet in Rochester, MN...

 

18 SEP 2006 - NORWEGIANS DO ROUTE 66:  A few photos snapped in a parking garage in St. Louis, mid-Summer...

     

05 SEP 2006 - WACKED OUT BRAZILIAN HUDSONS:  Yet another strange set of Hudson pics, these were sent in by reader Josť Geraldo...

 

05 SEP 2006 - ANOTHER CUSTOM HUDSON:  Dan Thompson sent in this link dedicated to his very cool "step-down" Hudson... Check it out at http://www.49c8.com/

     

10 AUG 2006 - THE CLUB DE MER PONTIAC:  A recreation of the famous Pontiac concept car sent in by Marty Martino in Virginia...

 

10 AUG 2006 - ANOTHER RADICAL HUDSON:  Here's another little feature sent in recently.  This purple Hudson ragtop was photographed by Jerre Waye, in Minneapolis!

     

24 JUL 2006 - MORE IOLA SHOW PICS:   New pics from this year's big event in Wisconsin, hosted by the fine folks at "Old Cars Weekly"...

 

23 JUL 2006 - SALVAGE YARD PICS...   Several photos from a recent sale in Missouri... They don't have to be showcars to be fascinating...

 

12 JUL 2006 - PETIT JEAN MOUNTAIN PICS:  As promised, here are some photos from this year's big MOTAA show in Arkansas...

 

21 APR 2006 -  THE EASTER SHOW:  A bunch of pics from the Horseless Carriage Club's annual event at Forest Park...

 

22 JUN 2006 -  O'FALLON SHOW PHOTOS:  My trusty dad snapped these pics at a recent show in O'Fallon, Illinois...

  09 JAN 2006 -  AMERICA ON THE MOVE:  A great way to spend an afternoon at the Smithsonian...
 
24 DEC 2005 -  MOTOEXOTICA PICS:  The Huff Report pays a visit to their Open House... Their inventory changes constantly... Also, check out Motoexotica.com...   24 NOV 2005 -  THE ANTIQUES WAREHOUSE:  Campers, Cadillacs, and the Bevo Boat Car... A special event for St. Louis enthusiasts.
 
27 OCT 2005 -  AUTOMOBILE ROW:  The Horseless Carriage Club hosted this very special event, honoring the historic buildings along Locust Avenue, once the home to St. Louis' earliest auto dealerships....   18 JUL 2005 -  THE PACIFIC CRUISE: Rods, Customs on display in Pacific, Missouri...
 
04 OCT 2005 - PINKNEYVILLE, ILLINOIS:  Here are some photos from the recent Thresherman's show in southwestern IL... ...   12 JUL 2005 -  THE IOLA SHOW: Mopars and more... About 50 photos from last year's huge event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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