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Best Barn Finds Ever at Bonham’s Stafford Show

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Bonhams Strikes Again for Motorcycle Aficionados The Spring Stafford Show, April 24, 2016 Quite possibly the most compelling barn finds ever with a cache of Brough Superiors, the holy grail of motorcycle collecting, going under the hammer. One of my personal favorites, the 1929 Coventry Eagle 980cc Flying-8 OHV 1939 Vincent-HRD 998cc Series-A Rapide VISIT BONHAMS WEBSITE

RM and Sotheby’s – Driven by Disruption

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RM and Sotheby's - Driven by Disruption Here's what I love about auctions, and classic car auctions in particular. Obviously the main intent is to sell some cars for big money, but the beneficial side-effect of curating these auctions for us regular folks is that the preceding event turns into a popup museum. What Sotheby's has done with the lots leading up to their December auction is to create a retail museum, where you can just enjoy the exotica and…

Fire Destroys Cars at America’s Packard Museum Secondary Facility

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Fire Destroys Cars at America’s Packard Museum Secondary Facility National Packard Museum 1899 Mahoning Avenue N.W. Warren OH 44483 We awoke this morning to the news that a facility in Harrison Township, Ohio, near Dayton, belonging to America’s Packard Museum was lost to fire overnight along with an unknown number of classic cars contained inside. Read the full story “We never could count. We just knew there’s a ton of cars in that building” Harrison Twp. Fire Battalion Chief Darrin…

LeMay – America’s Car Museum

Tacoma, Washington

LeMay - America's Car Museum We are an automobile lovers dream. Whether you’re a collector, an enthusiast, or just a fan of cars, this experience will captivate your imagination. We guarantee an unforgettable experience. With so many vehicles under one roof, we have something everyone will get excited about. As the founder of LeMay – America’s Car Museum, the story of Harold E. LeMay is significant in that his affinity for a wide cross section of automobiles is core…

Owls Head Transportation Museum

Maine, Owls Head

Owls Head Transportation Museum Founded in 1974, The Owls Head Transportation Museum is an operating, nonprofit museum with a strong focus on educational initiatives. Located on the Maine coast near the Knox County Regional Airport, the Museum is a place where machines of a bygone era are celebrated through conservation, preservation and demonstration. Unlike many transportation museums, the Owls Head Transportation Museum operates our collection of aircraft, ground vehicles and engines at a number of special events conducted throughout the…

Kansas City Automotive Museum

Kansas, Olathe

Kansas City Automotive Museum The Kansas City Automotive Museum showcases some of Kansas City's rich automotive history. With 28 historical reader boards and interactive displays, the museum features 30 cars that rotate every 4-6 months. Additionally, we have a drive-in area that is dedicated to the car club of the month. What began as an idea by a group of car enthusiasts, soon turned into a reality for the Kansas City car community.  Two years of grassroots marketing and…

National Corvette Museum

Bowling Green, Kentucky

National Corvette Museum America’s Sports Car… an exciting legend produced only in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The Museum features over 80 Corvettes in periodic settings, including mint classics, one-of-a-kind prototypes and modern-day wonders of engineering and design. Test your knowledge at interactive trivia kiosks, and don’t miss the chance to try a Corvette on for size in our lobby where we have a 2015 Stingray waiting for you. Displays continually rotate so no two visits are the same. Round out your…

Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum

Alaska, Fairbanks

Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum Extreme Motoring - Alaska's First Automobiles Our collection features over 80 vehicles, including horseless carriages, steamers, electric cars, speedsters, cyclecars, midget racers and 30s classics.  These include such rarities as an 1898 Hay Motor Vehicle, 1906 Compound, 1920 Argonne and 1921 Heine-Velox Victoria.  Remarkably, all but a few of the automobiles are driven, making this a true "living museum."  Be sure to bring your camera - there's even an automobile you can climb into for photos!…

Martin Auto Museum

Arizona, Phoenix

Martin Auto Museum We are curators of automobile history, from its inception to the modern day. We don't so much collect automobiles as we save and protect them so they will last for generations to come because the history of America over the last one-hundred plus years is the history of automobiles. We aim to preserve that memory so you, your children, and your children's children can find the joy and wonder in the soul of the American automobile dream.…

The Henry Ford

Dearborn, Michigan

The Henry Ford The Henry Ford (also known as the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, and more formally as the Edison Institute) is a large indoor and outdoor history museum complex and a National Historic Landmark in the Metro Detroit suburb of Dearborn, Michigan, USA. Named for its founder, the automobile industrialist Henry Ford, and based on his efforts to preserve items of historical interest and portray the Industrial Revolution, the property houses homes, machinery, exhibits, and Americana. The…