By Brian Earnest Edward Philie was the only teenager in his corner of the world who had an old Studebaker “limo” when he was a kid. Four decades or so later, he’s the only one around Rockland, Mass., with one, and that’s just the way he likes it. “The very first car I ever...
Tom Marcucci recalls the stargazed effect of seeing his uncle’s brand-new, yellow 1968 Corvette coupe. Just 12 years old at the time, Marcucci dreamed of one day getting behind the wheel of his own Corvette
In 2008, Frank Haines saw a classified ad in Farm Collector Magazine for a 1963 Zip Van that was set to be auctioned. When the hammer went down, Haines had the winning bid. For the former postal worker, the van struck an emotional cord.
Larry Debevec’s stunning 1967 Chevelle SS 396 was the first car the car-crazy youth bought when he was barely old enough to drive.
Looking like a cross between the Headless Horseman’s ghost coach and a conveyance for Brother Love’s Traveling Salvation Show, George Skorohod’s 1922 Model T Ford tow truck coughed to life with a “putt, putt-putt, putt-putt-putt” rhythm.
Dale Noble gets to repeat himself a lot when he takes his 1970 Oldsmobile out in public. Most people who lay eyes on the car have never heard of an Olds SX, and even fewer know what a “W-32” car is.
I lived in Fall River, Mass. in 1991. While running an errand, I drove past a used car dealership that had a really cool-looking ‘50s car in the front row. I did not know what it was until I got up close and checked it out. It was a 1958 Chrysler Saratoga four-door hardtop.
Mike Saskowski hasn’t driven his 1963 Chevrolet Impala to any demolition derbies yet. Someday, though, such a trip might be a nice “come full circle” moment,
The all-new 1970 Monte Carlo — with its clean lines, wide stance and luxury car appeal — had made an impression on the young Art Petridis.
Don Obermeyer’s 1908 Buick has been in the family since long before he came along. And if he has his wish, it will still be in the family long after he’s gone.