Palm Beach Region Cars At Historic Homes

by Martin Goffe Six cars were supplied by the Palm Beach Region for the twenty-fifth annual Holiday Candlelight Home Tour hosted by the Old Northwood Neighborhood Association in West Palm Beach, Florida on Saturday evening, December 29th. Vintage cars were placed in front of each of the historic homes to add charm to the architectural […]

March 2013 Pavement Happenings

by Docair Jerry Malkes Just attended the February Greater New York Region meeting last night and there is so much going on. First I applaud the efforts that Artie Finnegan is accomplishing. There is so much paperwork in satisfying the AACA requirements that one has to understand. Being the Head Judge at our Old Westbury […]

Hydra-Matic Transmission

By John Linhardt On March 1st 1941, Cadillac announced the availability of the Hydra-Matic Transmission as an option on all series of their cars. The automatic was not a completely “new” thing that year, as a form of automatic had appeared on Oldsmobile in 1937 thru 1939 and Buick in 1938 on Series 40 only. […]

Fine-Tune Your Vintage Car Radio

Special thanks to Althea Travis who arranged our extremely informative special Guest Speaker at our meeting last month, Joe Indusi. We learned a tremendous amount about not only automobile radios, but radios in general

Car collector and artist makes you look twice

Using vintage car parts, car collector and artist Louis Carvell produces some unique photographs. “The photographic collages are of spare vintage-automobile parts inspired by, “the dream cars of the Eisenhower era,” Carvell said. “These pieces are art in and of itself. Initially, I photographed them [alone] against white, seamless.” Eventually, Carvell decided to expand and […]

Painted Garage Door

Saw this as a tweet from I thought I would share the link to an interesting a picture of a Painted Garage Door on LA Observed.