Tag Archives: Hot Rods

The Return of the Wagon!

The Return of the Wagon! Part 1 Just over 20 years ago, my Dad and I resurrected a rusty 1967 Chevy Nova station-wagon, with the intention of building our next drag-race car. I remember asking Dad: “why a wagon” and

Flying Below The Radar on 66

This structure left in Spencer, MO was first built in the 1920’s. Johnson Creek trickles under the old steel bridge, at one time many years ago Johnson Mill was on the banks of Johnson Creek. In later years a store

Prying Eyes: “The Barn Finds”

According to the World Famous Wikipedia “A barn find is a classic car or motorcycle that has been discovered, often in derelict condition. The term comes from their tendency to be found in places such as barns, sheds, carports and

American Steel

Images from the past few years of covering car shows for Street Machine Nationals and some regional independant shows. Including the cars, people and events.

2013 Street Machine Fall Nationals

The 2013 Street Machine Fall Nationals had a little bit of everything in regard to weather, from sunny and warm to rainy and cool. That didn’t dampen the turnout on Saturday, tons of great cars and trucks were on hand

Rods & Relics Rod Run -Day 2

With a chance of showers everyone hustled to get things sorted out and for the activities to begin. A poker run, assorted games and with live music on tap rain was not going to be a welcome sight. Luckily we

2013 Queen City Riot

The inaugural Queen City Riot was kicked off at The Outland with an overwhelming response. As usual downtown traffic on a Friday night was packed. A Saturday Show at The VFW American Legion post 639 on South Scenic and a

NSRA Comes to Springfield

The Mid-America Street Rod Nationals comes to Springfield, MO May 24 – 26, 2013, at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. Event Time: Fri 8:30am-5pm, Sat 8am-5pm, Sun 8:30am-2pm Dates: Friday, May 24, 2013 – Friday, May 24, 2013 Saturday, May 25,

New Logo for Von Hot Rod

Just finished up the first renderings of Von Hot Rod’s logo. Still need to take it into Illustrator and do finals. Of course he’s known for his World Class pinstriping but there’s more to him than just laying down sweet

2ND ANNUAL ATOMIC ROD & CUSTOM CAR SHOW

The 2013 Atomic Rod & Custom Car Show and Swap Meet finishes up OCT 13th  at Feyodi State Park in Cleveland OK. just Northwest of Tulsa. A good assortment of pre 1965 classics , kustoms and hot rods were on