Author Archives: Angelo Van Bogart

A car is loaded into the crusher at Hillard Auto salvage.

Last call for parts at Hillard Auto Salvage in Michigan

Hillard salvage yard maintains stock of 1940-70s cars, but they’re going fast By Mike Buller, Vintage Chevrolet Club of America member Hillard Auto Salvage is crushing what is left of 66 acres of cars from the 1940s, ’50s, ’60s and ’70s.  I have been there five times in the last two weeks collecting stainless...

Automodello has just released this 1:24 model of Brooks Stevens' one-of-a-kind Cord L-29 roadster.

Automodello models Brooks Stevens’ L-29 Cord in 1:24 scale

Models larger than 1:43 scale of the Cord L-29 are exceedingly uncommon, and Automodello’s fresh-off-the-line 1:24 resin-cast model of the famous Brooks Stevens L-29 is a first. It all made Automodello’s work greatly anticipated, and the product was worth every wheel spoke worth of the wait. Breaking the trance from gazing upon this model...

Ray and Mildred Lambrecht

Remembering Ray Lambrecht and his collection upon his death

Ray Lambrecht’s death comes almost exactly one year after auction of his Chevrolet collection By Yvette VanDerBrink, VanDerBrink Auctions Nearly one year to the date of the sale I conducted of Ray Lambrecht‘s amazing Chevrolet collection, I learned Ray passed away at 96 in his hometown of Pierce, Neb. I was thinking about that...