Hobby icon Leo Gephart poses with Joe Bortz at Gephart's Arizona location in 2008.

Leo Gephart: one of the hobby’s earliest icons

On April 17, the hobby lost one of the men who made car collecting what it is today. It was Leo Gephart who was the driving force to creating auctions in Arizona every January and Auburn, Ind., each Labor Day weekend. Gephart was also the man who brought professional transport services to the hobby....

Thousands of graffiti artists have added their marks to the Cadillac Ranch cars, which were first planted in the Texas earth in 1974.

Forever Fin-tastic: Cadillac Ranch still standing tall at 40

By Terry V. Boyce; photos by Wyatt McSpadden Among the man-made attractions peppering the pathway of America’s legendary Route 66 “Mother Road,” none is more iconic than Cadillac Ranch — a “sculpture” consisting of 10 vintage Cadillacs quite literally planted in a Texas cow pasture. Sometimes called a later-day Stonehenge, Cadillac Ranch is so...