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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...

MoPar event at the Gilmore Car Museum

Hickory Corners, MI – The resounding answer will be “YEAH, its got a Hemi!,” during the very popular MOPARS at the RED BARNS car show and swap meet that takes place at the Gilmore Car Museum on Saturday, July 29 from 9am to 3pm. Presented by the West Michigan MoPar Club for its 29th...

Raleigh Classic report

By Charles Farley The Raleigh Classic was held June 23-24 at the NC State Fairgrounds. The turnout was good despite the constant threat of thunderstorms. If you were looking to sell your pickup truck, this was the place to be this weekend. The Agriculture industry must be prospering, as farm tractors joined...

Gilmore Museum takes trip back in time

Second Annual Donald Gilmore Pre-1942 Showcase on Saturday, May 20 HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. _  On Saturday May 20, The Gilmore Car Museum, near Kalamazoo,  will hold its second annual “Donald Gilmore Pre-1942 Showcase,” a one-day event which welcomes original vehicles 75 to 125 years old to spend the day driving within its...

French Lake Auto Parts: ’50s Finds Galore

Last Friday, I went to one of my top five favorite places: French Lake Auto Parts (FLAP) in Annandale, Minn. This 100-acre salvage yard always has a great selection of early iron that ranges in the thousands of cars, and the inventory  is continually changing. Owners Floyd and Skip Nolan keep...