One Cool Car Collection: The Fountainhead Museum, Fairbanks, Alaska

  • Aug 15, 2020
  • story by David M. Brown

Hot for rare classics? Check your anti-freeze and motor north to Alaska. Hosting 30,000 visitors a year, the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum in Fairbanks is three museums: pre-WWII American-made vehicles, including four one-offs; vintage fashions; and artifacts and documents celebrating the pioneering automotive spirit of the 49th state. The museum’s 102 cars include horseless carriages, […]

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GreatGarages- The Jeep: 80 and Still Battle Tough

  • Jul 15, 2020
  • story by David M. Brown

If the Higgins Boat won the war at the beachheads, and the Allied air forces above, the Jeep drove home the victory. Although many know the super-civilianized versions in today’s actual and virtual car showrooms, the Jeep was originally designed and built to go to war, wherever it was called to service and for whatever […]

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Win a 427 Cobra from the Cobra Experience

  • Jul 2, 2020
  • story by David M. Brown

Drive home a dream Snake this summer from the Cobra Experience in Martinez, California. The 25,000-square-foot facility showcases approximately 23–29 Shelby-related cars including the history-making Shelby Cobra, GT-40, Daytona Coupe and GT350. Carroll Shelby, the Texas-born Le Mans-winning driver and entrepreneur campaigned the cars to historic success from 1962 to 1968 from his Shelby American […]

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GreatGarages: Gunther & Maggie’s Newport Car Museum

  • Jun 6, 2020
  • story by David M. Brown

“Sell them or share them.” That’s what Maggie Buerman said to her husband Gunther about five years ago while they were participating in the other family passion: sailboat racing in their 12-meter New Zealand. “She said: ‘If you’re not going to sell some of these cars, then we need to share them with the public.’ […]

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