Jim Lindberg’s 1967 Pontiac Ventura may look factory fresh now but much of its life has been drastically different. After being assembled in Kansas City, the massive two-door was shipped to Welter Pontiac in South Bend, Ind., where a local buyer bought the Ventura with a specific vision: competing on the show circuit.
Doctors have a certain knack for prescribing antidotes that soothe and relieve — both for patients, as well as themselves. In the fall of 1967, a certain Arkansas pediatrician was suffering from an acute case of automotive blues. A shiny new Airstream trailer was parked in his driveway. He was in need of a big, […]
For those looking to travel in pure class during the 1960s, few luxury offerings were as tantalizing as a Lincoln Continental limousine assembled by Chicago’s Lehmann-Peterson Coachbuilders. A quick rundown of some of their many prominent clients include Elvis Presley, Henry Ford, Jackie Gleason, the Rolling Stones, Jerry Lewis, the Supremes, Sen. Robert Kennedy and […]
We always have our eyes and ears open for area in-progress builds and one we stumbled upon recently was this 1948 Chevrolet Stylemaster. The man behind the machine is Skip Gallagher, who is building this cruiser in his Palatine, IL home garage. Skip Gallagher “It had been restored about 12 years ago and so the […]