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Grand opening set for Lincoln Motor Car Heritage Museum

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The Gilmore Car Museum will hold the grand opening of the Lincoln Motor Car Heritage Museum on Aug. 9. More »

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Q&A with Kit Foster: July 31, 2014

Q. Your recent Q&A columns about the first power windows (May 8, June 26) reminded me of an encounter a few years ago at a Flint Region AACA car show in Michigan. I met an old couple who, as I … More »

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Bullock family ‘trailblazers of the Midwest’

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“Go West Young Man!” was not just a saying but the call to adventure, with hopes of starting a new life and blazing trails and starting a legacy. The Bullock family was no exception. They started with many others in … More »

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1,200 show vehicles and more head to Red Barns Spectacular

A parade of very rare high wheel motor buggies—true horseless carriages—built between 1895 and 1915 will be showcased and driven during the Red Barns Spectacular car show. During the infancy of the automobile, some states passed Red Flag laws, requiring a person to carry a red flag and walk ahead of each car to warn others on the road. (Photo courtesy Gilmore Car Museum)

HICKORY CORNERS, Mich –  You’ve waited all summer for the “Grand Daddy” of all car shows and now it’s time for the RED BARNS SPECTACULAR at the Gilmore Car Museum on Saturday, Aug.2, from 8 am-4 pm. The name says … More »

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RM gears up for Motor City auction

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RM Auctions will hold its 20th annual Michigan sale, July 26, in Plymouth. The firmly rooted Motor City sale, the official auction of the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s, is a staple on the North American collector car … More »

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AACA Museum sets grand opening of Cammack Tucker Gallery

Overall concept and floor plan for the Cammack Tucker Gallery at the AACA Museum.

The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum will hold Grand Opening of the Cammack Tucker Gallery on Oct. 8, 2014. More »

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Fields of Dreams at Iola 2014

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As usual, tiny Iola, Wis., explodes with energy, variety and lots of great iron… More »

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Celebrity cars added to Auctions America Burbank sale

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As the California sale nears, Auctions America has added several new highlights for its second annual Burbank auction, July 31-Aug. 2, including a stunning 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra, once owned by British Touring Car Champion Frank Sytner, a highly desirable … More »

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Q&A with Kit Foster: July 24, 2014

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Q. I have a pair of headlight assemblies and I cannot figure out what car they came from. They are electric driving lights with lenses from the Warner-Patterson Co. of Chicago, and have raised sections on the glass. I cannot … More »

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GAA Classic Car auction features DarCars Collection

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The upcoming GAA Classic Car Auction to be held July 24-26 at the “Palace” in Greensboro NC looks to be the best ever. With 475 cars crossing the block and 75 of them at NO RESERVE, including the famous DarCars … More »

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