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By Rail
By Rail

Trains Across the Plains

In the mid-nineteenth century, railroads started to extend their reach west and played a major part in the economic and demographic development of the area.  Classic Locomotives shares the history of trains across the Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

Harley-Davidson FXR: The First CVO Models

In 1999, Harley-Davidson started designing motorcycles with custom-shop details that pushed the boundaries of style and performance. From custom paints to incredible engines, this excerpt from Harley-Davidson(R) CVO(tm) Motorcycles tells Read More

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Muscle Cars + Sports Cars
Muscle Cars + Sports Cars

New Pony on the Block

Have you ever gotten that gut feeling that something was sure to be a success? That's exactly how Lee Iacocca felt about the Mustang. Muscle Car Source Book tells the story behind the iconic model. Lee Iacocca and the rest at Ford Read More

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Classic Cars
Classic Cars

1936 Jaguar SS100

One of the most intriguing things about a vintage car is it's backstory. Jaguar Cars shares the history of stunning 1936 SS100, helping you imagine who would have owned one when the model first debuted. Considered by many to be the Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

Birth of the Cheif

Sales were down across the board for motorcycles in 1921, and something new needed to be done. Indian Motorcycle shares the history of the brand, and how their launch of the Chief not only helped sales, but created became an example that Read More

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Muscle Cars + Sports Cars
Muscle Cars + Sports Cars

Corvettes of Death and Corvettes of Summer

From television, to movies, to music, Corvettes can be seen all over popular culture. Corvette: Seven Generations of America's High Performance takes us through some of its most notable appearances, from Beach Boys songs to Death Race Read More

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By Rail
By Rail

Baldwin Locomotive Company

The Baldwin Locomotive Company is one of the five principal companies to have built diesel locomotives covered in Stanley W. Trzoniec’s Vintage & Modern Diesel Locomotives. Take a look at their history on the railroad below. The Read More

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Muscle Cars + Sports Cars
Muscle Cars + Sports Cars

1965 Shelby GT350

On this day in 1965, the Shelby GT350 debuted. This version of the Ford Mustang sports car designed by Carroll Shelby featured a 306 horsepower V-8 engine and is a valuable collectors item today. We're celebrating these 51 years with a look Read More

The 1974 911 was the first to have safety bumpers with rubber bellows extensions and a 2.7-liter
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Muscle Cars + Sports Cars
Muscle Cars + Sports Cars

The Porsche 911: 1974

The Porsche 911 is without a doubt, a cool car. A vintage Porsche 911, now that's one of the coolest. The 1970's was the decade for the Porsche 911, within it the greatest models were manufactured. Check out the classic 1974 911 excerpted Read More

Stroppe Mercurys won the 1956 and 1957 USAC races at Paramount Ranch in Agoura, California: Sam Hanks in 1956 and Troy Ruttman in 1957. This shot is from 1956, on the track that was seen in the 1957 film The Devil’s Hairpin, which was open for sports car and stock car racing both years.
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Race Cars + Formula 1
Race Cars + Formula 1

Ford Total Performance: The Start Of Something Big

The 1960s brought revolutionary changes for the Ford Motor Company. Ford launched the global promotional advertising campaign in 1963, "Ford Total Performance", and the company’s focus shifted to performance. Ever wonder what led to this Read More

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Muscle Cars + Sports Cars
Muscle Cars + Sports Cars

2006 Lamborghini Gallardo

In 2006, Lamborghini released a lust-worthy variant of its 2003 Gallardo. Unveiled at the Los Angeles show, this sexy open-top Spyder coupe turned more than a few heads. We dug into the deets on this stunner, thanks to Lamborghini Read More