June 6, D-Day 75: On Wings, Tires and Tracks to Victory

  • May 15, 2019
  • story by David M. Brown

What is our aim? Victory, Victory at all costs . . . –Winston Churchill, May 13, 1940 Victory came five years later, but among the costs were fear, vomit, blood and death. PFC Harry F. Swartz was on Omaha Beach that cool overcast morning 75 years ago when Allied forces landed on the French coast […]

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AACA in Hershey, Pa.:100 Years of Sweet Vehicles

  • Apr 29, 2019
  • story by David M. Brown

In Hershey, Pennsylvania, enjoy a Kiss and embrace some great cars. The AACA Museum Inc. opened in June 2003 in the city known for its chocolate factory. The collection features more than 100 cars, motorcycles, automobilia, antique buses in the Museum of Bus Transportation Collection and the Cammack Tucker Gallery, the world’s largest public display […]

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Jerry Smith’s Cool Cars at San Tan Hot Rods

  • Mar 1, 2019
  • story by David M. Brown
  • photos by AJ Shipitofsky

Hot for hot rods: That’s Jerry Smith. His San Tan Auto Body and San Tan Hot Rods & Restorations on the west edge of Queen Creek, Arizona, offers body-off restorations to minor repairs on hot rods and classics and just about any vehicle you bring to him and his team. Smith, 74, has worked on […]

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The Antique Car Museum at Grovewood Village: Edwin’s Surrey, an Eldo and an Edsel

  • Feb 1, 2019

“America: the only place where miracles not only happen, but where they happen all the time.” –Thomas Wolfe Remember Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic? Not tasteless financially, Mr. Grove’s drink outsold Coca-Cola in the late 1880s, so you won’t remember unless you drank decades of the hotly demanded tonic. The Antique Car Museum in Asheville, North […]

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