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Auburn, Duesenberg and Cord to be offered at Auburn Fall. (Courtesy of Auctions America)

Auburn gears up for annual classic weekend

  The focus of the collector car world returns to the Classic Car Capital of America, August 27 – 31 as Auctions America hosts its annual Auburn Fall event at Indiana’s historic Auburn Auction Park. Spanning more than four decades, the Labor Day Weekend tradition, held during the famous Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival, is...

The top-selling car at the fall Branson Auction was this 1936 Auburn 852 Phaeton Sedan, called sold at $97,000.

Branson Auction is a buyer’s market

Jim Cox and his wife, Kathy, hosted another enjoyable fall edition of the 35th annual Branson auction over the weekend of Oct. 18-19. The top sale of the weekend almost didn’t happen. See what happened with the 1936 Auburn 852 convertible sedan.

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ACD Club founding member Bob McEwan dies

Dick Greene, of the Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Club, has reported that Bob McEwan passed away Friday, October 18, in Hospice at Pocono Mountain Hospital. It was his wish to not have life support. Bob was a charter member of the Club – reputedly the first to reply to Harry Denhard’s ad in Motor Trend magazine –...

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On exhibit: Gilmore explores Dust Bowl, Depression and drives

HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. – The images from the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl of the 1930s are haunting – long lines at soup kitchens, farms buried by dirt and gaunt faces peering out from dilapidated autos piled high with their only possessions. But that is only part of the story. While desperate families...