classic cars

2018 Orphan Tour defies threat of rain

by Jon Battle   The 28th Orphan Car Tour took place on Saturday, June 2 along the winding, scenic back roads of Maryland’s Harford and Baltimore counties. This year’s Tour was nicknamed “How the Other Half Lives” because the route wove past prosperous estates and horse farms of My Lady’s Manor...

Where did it all begin?

Every week at OCW we put together stories about cars and the special relationships they have in people’s lives. Laying out a story about a son who found his dad’s Camaro after many years and owners [look to OCW’s February 22nd] it got me thinking about how cars have affected me....

Neil Young’s cars and items on menu for Julien’s auction

LOS ANGELES _ Cars and other items from rocker Neil Young’s collection will close out the Julien’s 2017 season Dec. 9 in Los Angeles and live online. The event will feature the singer/songwriter’s personal collection of model trains, classic cars, guitars, recording gear, clothing, memorabilia and more.   Julien’s Auctions will present more than 230 items from Young’s...

Luxurious Lagonda built for nobleman

Old Cars Weekly archive – August 28, 2008 issue By John Gunnell   Frederick and Alberta Berndt’s 1938 Lagonda V-12 Drophead Coupe is a luxury car outside, inside and under the hood. It was originally built for a titled nobleman in Como, Italy, but it didn’t always get “royal treatment.” It...

Gateway Classic Cars opens Scottsdale showroom

O’ Fallon, IL — Gateway Classic Cars announced the opening of its sixteenth (16th) US location in the Scottsdale / Phoenix market. In September 2017, the company is adding 41,000 square feet of indoor showroom space in an upscale, climate controlled facility located at 22275 North 23rd Ave. in Deer Valley,...

Classics abound in South Dakota auction

  MOBRIDGE, S.D./PRNewswire/ — It’s the type of auction that keeps classic car enthusiasts up at night. More than 300 collector vehicles will be sold on the auction ending June 24th with models that range from 1920’s through the 1990’s. The auction will feature classic names such as Camaro, Belair, Thunderbird, Power Wagon and...

Guilty as Charged!

  The other day I had a somewhat heated discussion with my brother-in-law over Harbor Freight tools. He is not a car guy, and to tell you the truth, he really does not do many things that would require much more than a hammer and a screwdriver. I never thought I...

Illinois yard closing with auction

  DANVERS, Ill. – After 55 years in business, Gus Miller is looking forward to a well-earned retirement. Miller’s The Old Salvage Yard has been in business for over 55 years and is one of the few dwindling breed of vintage iron salvage yards left that have not faced their demise due...