1957 Ford Scale Models

By John S. Fackre I decided to feature 1957 Fords in this article for 2 reasons: First, Ford introduced two significant models for 1957, and that I have seven different models in my 1/25 [scale model] collection. The 1st model shown is the New Ranchero. A stylized pickup based on the two door wagon and […]

Z Scale Automobiles

by Meredith Jaffe Many car enthusiasts acquire models to enhance their hobby. Oftentimes, a favorite car is displayed in a 1:18, 1:24, 1:43, or 1:64 scale. It’s a great way to “acquire” the automobiles we remember fondly or would love to own. But, there’s more! Popular among a subset of model train enthusiasts, the Z […]

Remembering the Future – 75 Years Ago

Photos and text by GNYR Florida correspondent, Marty Goffe October 27, 2015 marked the 75th anniversary of the closing of the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair held at Flushing Meadow Park in Queens, New York. The theme of this fair was “The World of Tomorrow.” For we antique / collectible car owners, this fair is […]

The GNYR Gets “Pumped” for August Pre-Meeting Show and Tell!

by Keith Gramlich Before our last meeting on August 7th , attending “early birds” were treated to a bit of “Petrol-iana”, as Rich and Trish Poggio from Miller Place, NY brought a number of their beautifully restored vintage gas pumps, oil pumps, map holders and other items normally found in a gas station before I […]

A Zenith Trans-Oceanic Radio Family

Text — Marty Goffe Photo — Leonard Goffe Shown in the photo are four hot collectible radios with a cult-like following similar to the Volkswagen van of the sixties and seventies. The founder of Zenith Radio, Eugene F. McDonald, was a yachtsman and outdoorsman who instructed his engineers to design a radio, powered by batteries, […]

The GNYR Went to the Bayport Aerodrome

by Artie Finnegan The Greater New York Region attended a very interesting meet at the Bayport Aerodrome on Sunday July 27 TH … GNYR member Bill Clifford had his Brunner-Winkle Bi-plane out on the taxi way, and was puttering around the hanger area in his 1905 Reo one cylinder. In addition we had 25 GNYR […]

Outside the Garage

There have been articles in past Newsletters, that discussed some of the things GNYR members do, other than old cars. I know some of us have very hobbies and this is a place to showcase some of those hobbies. Our first installment will showcase long time GNYR member Marty Goffe and some of his antique […]