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The author is dressed for the occasion as she checks out a 1910 Duro at the Murphy Museum in Oxnard, Calif.

Horseless Carriage Club of America cranks off 75th anniversary

By Helen V. Hutchings; photos by John C. Meyer III, HCCA It is not unusual to read about a car club celebrating its anniversary. As a matter of record, our own editor Angelo Van Bogart told of two recently on his blog; the Classic Car Club of America observing the 60th anniversary of its...

Chrysler 300s will choo-choo into Chattanooga this May

A train of Chrysler 300s will bustle into Chattanooga, Tenn., this spring when the  Chrysler 300 Club International, Inc. hold its 42th Annual Spring Meet from Sunday, May 20, to Wednesday, May 23. The club is dedicated to the preservation, restoration and enjoyment of Chrysler 300 Letter-Series automobiles. The “Beautiful Brutes,” as they are...

Coincidental club publications

Last Friday, two different vintage car clubs sent similar items to my mailbox for similar reasons. Although loaded with coincidence, the approach these clubs took at honoring their respective anniversaries was slightly different from one to the other, and altogether unusual among clubs at all. To mark its 60th anniversary, the Classic Car Club...

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Collectors Foundation to ‘Bring Back Shop Class’

  The Collectors Foundation is hosting its first-ever series titled “Bring Back Shop Class” on Jan. 19 from 8-9:30 a.m. in Scottsdale, Ariz., during the collector car auction week. If you plan to be in Scottsdale, you are welcome to join the Foundation for this breakfast seminar to learn and discuss current and needed...

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California Auto Museum features stable of classic Ford Mustangs

The California Automobile Museum will host the Sierra Mustang Club in its Car Club Sierra Mustang Car Club Cavalcade Exhibit for the month of December. From December 3 through January 6, visitors will enjoy an array of cars from throughout the history of the original “pony car.” The Ford Mustang, introduced on April 17,...

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Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals feature Camaro ZL1

The 1969 Camaro ZL1 is clearly the undisputed king of all first generation Camaro’s. With an all aluminum 427 engine that was Can-Am race inspired, these purpose built cars are among the most sought after muscle cars ever built. And the story of how these cars came to be makes them even more interesting....

This bridge at Tama is famous for its side rails; there’s no other like it anywhere.

Heartland tour: Lincoln Highway group hits the road

By George L. Hamlin The Iowa Lincoln Highway Association has been conducting coast-to-coast tours since 2008 — river to river, not ocean to ocean. Iowa, the only state whose eastern and western borders are defined entirely by rivers, is also one of the states traversed by the Lincoln Highway, which passes through 13 Iowa...

$1,500 grand prize for car club winning Golden Rule Award

Eagle One has announced that an entry form for its 19th annual Golden Rule Awards for car clubs will be available beginning Oct. 3. Forms may be obtained from the Eagle One website (www.eagleone.com). Eagle One and associate sponsor Valvoline will donate a total of $1,500 to a charity designated by the car club...

Cadillac Club presents Spectacular Fall Show

The Cadillac Club of North Jersey will present its 20th anniversary Spectacular Fall Show on Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Fair Lawn. All Cadillacs and LaSalles 1997 or older in any condition are welcome. Organizers also welcome “works in progress.” You need not be a member of the club to display...

The Forge Classic ready to flex some muscle

Hundreds of Classic and muscle cars,  and many major collectors, restorers and vendors will be present at The Forge Classic on Sept. 9-10 in Sevierville, Tenn. The event, now held at Sevierville Bridgemont Events Center, will feature the Mustang Extravaganza, the Talladega Cyclone reunion, a Gran Torino gathering and a heavier Ford contingency this...