• Jun 14 2011

    In the Indy Formula One Garage:  The 1912 National that Won the 1912 Indy 500 Race

    One day prior to the 2011 Indy 500 Race, the Black Beast and other race cars that participated in this year's pre-race ceremonies were stored in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's Formula One Garage. Among these racers was the 1912 National that won the 1912 Indy 500 Race driven by Joe Dawson: (0 comments)

  • May 12 2011

    100th Anniversary Indy 500 Article “Homecoming: The Marques of 1911”

    A rich century of automotive heritage will be honored this Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14, 2011 at the 100th Anniversary Indy 500 Celebration of Automobiles at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The official program for the event has been published including an article "Homecoming: The Marques of 1911" written by Indy historian Donald Davidson. (0 comments)

  • Jan 21 2011

    Life Magazine Automobile Cartoon Series #2:  1903 to 1928

    From 1883 to 1936, Life was a humor and general interest magazine of drawings capturing the American scene. As a major phenomenon in the early 1900s, the automobile came in for its fair share of Life's fun, satire and sentiment. This portfolio of seven cartoons from 1903 to 1928 noted; the replacement of the (1 comments)

  • Aug 13 2010

    Film “Speedy” - Featuring Harold Lloyd, Babe Ruth and 1928 cars

    Here is a real treat that I found on the H.A.M.B. website ...a five-minute clip of Harold Lloyd's 1928 film "Speedy". The film was Lloyd's last silent film and one of his best. Although, it is a bit off-topic, it does combine two of my passions, cars and (0 comments)

  • Aug 01 2010

    Archives: Alcos and the American Locomotive Company

    Index to posts on the American Locomotive Company and Alcos (Updated: February 1, 2012) (0 comments)

  • Jun 30 2010

    North Shore Sun Article “Motorsports just seem to be more ‘us’ ”

    Hats off to Michael White for supporting the development of motorsports facility on Long Island in the June 25, 2010 issue of Riverhead's North Shore Sun. Highlights of Michael's column are as follows: (0 comments)

  • Mar 25 2010

    Slide Show of 43 Classic Cars & the March/April Long Island Automotive Events Update

    Check out this slide show of 43 beautiful cars manufactured from 1949 to 1959. Here is the weekly update of Long Island 2010 car events for the upcoming 30 days including; car club meetings, car shows, cruises and motor sports activities. (0 comments)

  • Feb 27 2010

    The Amazing and Continuing Saga of the 1906 Locomobile Twins- Part I

    Dean, thanks for forwarding your neighbor's recollection and for asking the question. I have heard the story of the discarded Locomobiles....from articles by Peter Helck (1893-1988), the great American artist and former owner of the "Old 16" Locomobile. But, let's start at the beginning. (5 comments)

  • Feb 13 2010

    A Visit to the Amazing Simeone Foundation Museum

    On Saturday John Cuocco and I had a memorable visit to the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum located in Philadelphia. Assembled by renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Frederick Simeone over a span of 50 years, the Museum collection contains over 60 of the rarest and most significant racing sports cars ever built. (3 comments)

  • Jul 21 2009

    Film “Alco Cars 1908-1913”

    From 1908-1913, the American Locomotive Company built 5,000 Alco cars in Providence Rhode Island. This three-minute film documents 22 models manufactured during this six-year period. Only 12 Alcos are known to exist today including the 1909 Alco-6 Black Beast Racer. (0 comments)

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