Category Archives: History

Braking for Cars – January 27th: Nick Mason

Happy Birthday Nick Mason Born on this day in 1944 is car enthusiast and drummer for Pink Floyd, Nick Mason. In addition to being a member of one of the most famous arena bands of all time, Nick Mason is … Continue reading

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Comet Viewing in the Sky and on the Ground

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Taking a Look at a 1966 Mercury Comet and Comet Lovejoy Comet Lovejoy is currently streaking across the heavens in the night sky over the northern hemisphere. (Tips for viewing Comet Lovejoy). Under dark sky conditions, astronomers claim it can … Continue reading

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Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion – 1963 Ford Galaxie 500/XL Convertible

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A Long Time Ago in a 1963 Ford Galaxie X/L Far, Far Away This 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 X/L was one of our favorite cars at the 2014 Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion. When Ford introduced the Galaxie name in 1959, … Continue reading

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Borgward: Germany’s Tucker?

If you live in the U.S., you most likely won’t see a Borgward Isabella CoupĂ© cruising the boulevard or on display at your local classic car show. It’s relatively rare for a car built by a manufacturer that was one … Continue reading

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