Category Archives: Cars

Fall and Virginia International Raceway

I like VIR.  Mostly because it is fairly close.  Just about an hour and twenty minute drive and literally just over the Virginia/North Carolina boarder.  And it is a beautiful place.  Rolling grassy hills and wonderfully kept facilities.  The owners … Continue reading

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On the Side of the Road–Vintage Chevy Pickup Parts

Driving along the road in Minnesota a site to behold popped out at us.  It was a line of vintage Chevy pickup trucks. Who does this?  Sure we’ve seen vintage pickup trucks on the side of the road and a … Continue reading

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Oregon–Green Springs Highway

This curvy highway snakes around the mountains and was a major part of our route between Bend and Hood River.  It was quite a road. I’ve driven Pikes Peak and Mount Washington.  I’ve driven the Tail of the Dragon and … Continue reading

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On the Road–Man’s Best Friend Along for the Ride

As we travel from towns to cities to forests and the high desert it is nice to see fellow travelers enjoying themselves.  This guy was having a good time in the bed of a pickup truck. He loved waiting for … Continue reading

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On the Side of the Road–Titan II Missile Museum

Okay, it’s not a car, but it is a motor vehicle and very fast and it was on the side of the road.  This was quite an exhibit, especially these days. I mean, how often do you get to see … Continue reading

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Pima Air Museum

No it is not a museum about air or our atmosphere.  It is about aircraft!  Faster than a  speeding Hellcat!  Aircraft are amazing and their development parallels the automobile.  The airplane also changed our life and our infrastructure.  This museum … Continue reading

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The Gateway Auto Museum

We were heading toward Arizona and leaving Colorado despite many miles yet to travel and we came across a wonderful museum put together by the founder of the Discovery Channel, John Hendricks.  The property is beautiful and the museum was … Continue reading

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On the Side of the Road–a Bit of the Past

Still in Colorado, we were heading to a great car museum and as we got close we saw this… A classic service station If you know what this is you probably have many years on your birthday cake. It was … Continue reading

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Flyin’ Miata!

If you have a Mazda Miata or have a friend with one you probably have heard of Flyin’ Miata.  They have been around since the beginning of the Miata and continue to produce some fantastic products that not only make … Continue reading

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Found on the side of the road Redstone Coke Ovens in Colorado

As we traveled northwest from Florissant we came to Redstone Colorado where there were these rows of beehive coke ovens that are just off the road.  It consists of the remaining examples of the 200 coke ovens built about 1899 … Continue reading

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