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FEATURE: 1984 Chevrolet Corvette

This 1984 Chevrolet Corvette was picked up on Halloween Day.

This 1984 Chevrolet Corvette was picked up on Halloween Day.

Copperfield. Houdini. Penn and Teller. All became household names for their magical stage acts, but when it comes to four-wheeled magic, Tom Spera may have them beat. The Chicago-area magician made this 1984 Chevrolet Corvette appear. (more…)


SHOW: Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle Show

Service vehicles were parked at the 2012 Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle show.

Service vehicles were parked at the 2012 Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle show.

Dive into the exciting and diverse world of classic and collector vehicles, and you’ll find loyal fans for every conceivable mode of vintage transportation. You may even be surprised to find there’s a die-hard following for emergency vehicles. (more…)


CAR SHOWS: Great Lakes, IL VA Hospital

Classic cars were parked at the Great Lakes Naval Station VA hospital 12th annual car show.

Classic cars were parked at the Great Lakes Naval Station VA hospital 12th annual car show.When you go to an excess number of judged car shows, before long you’ll become too focused on one thing — going home with a sparkling new trophy. This can cause you to lose sight of one of the main tenants of the collector car hobby: showing your ride for the enjoyment of others. (more…)


FEATURE: 1961 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon

This 1961 Ford Country Squire Wagon was fully restored.

This 1961 Ford Country Squire Wagon was fully restored.

When it comes to family and cargo hauling, the full-size vehicle of choice has radically changed. Today, huge, sky-high lumbering SUVs are what most active moms and dads opt to load up before heading out for the summer beach vacation or that multi-store mall shopping trip. It wasn’t always that way – at one point in time, station wagons, like this 1961 Ford Country Squire, ruled the (more…)


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