Eye Candy: 1956 Ford Meteor
It all started in June 2006 when the Meteor’s previous owner, a friend of mine, was searching for a car to replace a 1955 Chevrolet he sold. Scouring Kijiji classic car ads on the internet, four piqued his interest, so we took a day trip to view the cars.
Ed “Big Daddy” Roth’s Custom 1956 Ford F-100 Restored
Perhaps best known for creating the bizarre, oversized hot-rod-driving caricature Rat Fink (and many others), famed artist, cartoonist, and car customizer Ed "Big Daddy" Roth was born in Beverly Hills, California, in 1932 and grew up in the nearby Los ...
Robert Carl Simmons Jr., 80
Bob was a 1956 graduate of Taneytown High School ... He was a charter member of the Blue and Grey Model T Ford Club in Hagerstown, Md.; Model T Ford Club of America; Model T Ford Club International; a life member of the Antique Automobile Club; Mason ...
Largest Rare Ford Collection in the World, Den Hartogh, to Sell on June 23
The Ford museum was created by Piet den Hartogh, a Dutch national. He began amassing Ford vehicles in 1956 when he bought his first Ford car. The collection slowly grew until today’s size, as the Dutch wanted to own one of each Ford models ever built.
‘Auteur, Author’ film series adds to festival offerings
Ford’s 1956 film is based on Alan LeMay’s 1954 novel, set in post-Civil War Texas. Kunuk “Good morning world from a country that, now, has movie theatres,” Saudi Twitter user Deema Farsi posted on Thursday. The night before, a special invitation ...
UK’s most impressive collection of classic Ford and Fordson tractors goes under the hammer
Also on offer on the day will be a 1956 Land Rover Series 1 which has been subject to an extensive restoration over a three-year period. Oliver Godfrey, Cheffins, continues: “This is one of the finest collections of Ford and Fordsons variants in the UK.
Galpin Collection pays homage to the company’s lengthy, rich automotive history
In the Roth collection are several restored by Shuten, including Roth’s 1956 Ford F100 pickup truck, in white with vivid red flames, the 1964 Orbitron bubble top custom (that went missing before turning up as a dream barn find in Mexico decades later ...
HISTORY, April 14: Lincoln shot; Titanic hits iceberg; dust storm blackens Plains
Today's Highlight in History: On April 14, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was shot and mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth during a performance of "Our American Cousin" at Ford's Theater in ... from four to 25 years. In 1956, Ampex Corp. demonstrated ...
Why a populace should always be armed
Joel Barlow wrote in “Advice to the Privileged Orders in the Several States of Europe, Resulting from the Necessity and Propriety of a General Revolution in the Principle of Government” (1792, 1956 ... Paul Leicester Ford, ed., vii.
Come out and celebrate 100 years of Adamson Ford with a FREE crawfish boil on Saturday April 21
The building where Adamson Ford is located was once known as the Grand Theatre. In 1937, Mr. Adamson took ownership of the building. In 1956, Mr. Jon Israel purchased the dealership from him, which then led to Mr. Bill Israel’s purchase of the dealership ...