Tucker ’48 #1044
The 44th Tucker built of the 50 Tucker '48 pilot production cars and the 1947 Tucker Tin Goose
Mar 24 2017
Hold the Date:Thursday, April 20, 2017 Meeting of the Long Island Motor Parkway Preservation Society
Sponsored by the Nassau County Historical Society, I will be presenting "My Hunt for the Vanderbilt Cup Races & the Long Island Motor Parkway" at the Community Church of East Williston, 45 Williston Avenue, at 2:00 PM on Sunday, April 2, 2017.
Mar 18 2017
The Tucker 48 #1044 was featured in Newsday's "In The Garage" including a brief interview by reporter David Fluhrer.
Mar 11 2017
The Tucker Torpedo was the original concept car that Preston Tucker used to excite the public with a "real car of the future". Although designer George Lawson provided a series of drawings and a 1:4 plaster scale model in 1946, a full scale-model prototype was never built...until this year.
Feb 28 2017
Dee Oreiro has documented one of the first rides in the Tucker '48 #1044 at its new home in Roslyn, New York.
Feb 22 2017
This is a history of the eight owners of theTucker '48 #1044 from 1948 to the present.
Feb 18 2017
It was a beautiful day on Saturday to finally take the Tucker '48 #1044 out of the Waterfront at Roslyn garage. This historic car was greeted by a group of family, friends, Tucker fans, midshipmen from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and Sean and Amanda Tucker.
Jan 31 2017
Eleven days after being auctioned in Scottsdale, Arizona on January 19, 2017, Tucker '48 #1044 made it to its new home in Roslyn yesterday.
Jan 24 2017
The Tucker 48 #1044 will be arriving next week on Long Island to become the only Tucker in New York State.
Jan 22 2017
A rarely seen Tucker 48 was auctioned last Thursday at the RM Sotheby's Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. I was able to obtain this upclose look of this historic automobile by the seller and new owner.
Nov 26 2016
My visit to the Hershey Fall Meet last month would not have been complete without a visit to see the world's largest collection of Tucker 48 automobiles and automobilia at the Cammack Gallery of the AACA Museum.