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Bob Walton (left) and Sal Santoro beam as Jay Leno gives their book, "Route 66, The People-The Places-The Dream" a big "thumbs up."

Route 66 Author to Appear at Wyckoff YMCA

  Bob Walton, co-author of “Route 66, The People-The Places-The Dream” will have his book for sale at the Wyckoff Family YMCA’s “Holiday Market Place” on Saturday, November 15, from 10am to 3pm. He will sign and inscribe his JAY LENO’S BOOK CLUB selection. Walton’s co-author, Sal Santoro, who resides out of state, has...

Rarities in the form of parts — and cars — abound in the swap meet at Hershey. This coachbuilt 1934 Ford bodied by Hollbrook of London was first displayed at the London Motor Show Olympia stand. The handbuilt body is different than the standard Fordor body at the rear, where it is more squared off. It also has a sunroof and full leather interior. It’s unlikely many, if any, of this body style were reproduced by the coachbuilder on another Ford chassis. This good original was offered at $48,500.

2014 Hershey Highlights: A sweet time in PA

Annual AACA fall fling in Hershey is still the place to be   Story and photos by Angelo Van Bogart Most hobbyists will agree the best way to close out the show season in the northern reaches of America is at the Antique Automobile Club of America’s Eastern Division National Fall Meet in Hershey,...

The Henderson Fall Auction will feature this 1971 Z28 Camaro with split bumper.

Henderson Auctions gears up for Fall Car and Motorcycle sale

  Henderson Auctions will hold its Fall Late Model Vehicle, Collector Car, Motorcycle & Antique Auction on Nov. 15 in Carencro, La. The huge sale will include collector trucks and autos, motorcycles, boats, enclosed car haulers, antique tractors, vintage travel trailers, antiques, memorabilia and approximately 75-100 late-model vehicles. Auction Date: Nov. 15 – 9am...

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...

Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance will pay homage to this year’s Honorary Chairman, Edsel B. Ford II, and the entire Ford family with these three 1956 Continental Mark IIs currently owned by Jim Schmidt and his son, Rick.

Hilton Head Island Motoring Fest features cars of the rich and famous

  HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports enthusiast event weeks, takes a more glamorous approach with its annual “Life” exhibit and presents Life of the Rich & Famous sponsored by Marriott Vacation Club. Life of the...