History is rich with examples of petroleum signs and gas and oil memoribilia. Gas pumps and gas station petrobilia.



The history of the name "Hotrod"

RVM Classics is near downtown Madison. Richard Munz and his partner Jim Busby have assembled a great collection of historic hotrods and automobiles. The building has been superbly restored by Richard. In the "day" it functioned as a Taxicab company. It is a concrete building two stories tall, plus the basement. There are circular ramps that allow cars to be driven both up and down from the main level. Home of the Tommy Foster 1932 Ford Hot Rod roadster.

Price Museum of Speed features a rare display of the greatest representations of early racing history. Many of these rare vintage race cars either won or placed well in numerous renowned events such as the Grand Prix, Le Mans, Morris Park, Briarcliff Cup, Daytona Beach, Gordon Bennett Cup, Empire Track at Yonkers, Sheepshead Bay, Indianapolis, Mille Miglia among others. Also in the collection are other marquee automobiles representing different periods of history. Great Place!

SCCA and TransAm racers Great images from the glory days of SCCA and TransAm racing. Some of the most famous racecars that were ever created are in these photos. Thanks to 69Chevell454 from the HAMB message bosrd for the collection.

American Grafitti Excerpts from the filming of American Grafitti. An interesting look at the film process and behind the scenes pictures during the filming of this film classic.

Great history of the building and the restoration of the Eddie "Rochester" Anderson Sports Roadster. Famous for the role he played on the Jack Benny show and over 60 movies, "Rochester" was also a sports car fanatic.

El Mirage lake beds Travel back in time to 1947 and 1948 to the dry lake beds of California and the exploits of Bob Giovanine and his friends as they raced time on the famous El Mirage lake beds. Thanks to Bob's son, Curt, and his sister, Teri, for taking the time to document this valuable piece of our hot rod history.

Hindleysgarage Hindley's Garage is an automotive restoration shop that has been in business for over 50 years. They are located in a small village called Union, in Ontario, Canada. This website features their 1936 Curtiss-Aerocar travel trailer and custom built 1938 International

D15 tow car (aka "The Big Land Yacht"). Read more about this very unique part of Canadian Automotive History or browse through our photo galleries of the trailer or tow car. We also have photos of the restoration process.

Bernie Couch Collection Historic pictures from the personal collection of Bernie Couch, featuring his 1932 Ford Roadster that he has owned since he was 16.

The Museum of American Speed in Lincoln, Nebraska, is a non-profit corporation founded in 1992 by "Speedy" Bill and Joyce Smith. This 125,000 sq. ft. museum was formed to present a continuous chronology of automotive Racing Engine and Speed Equipment development.

The National Corvette Museum Since 1953 the Corvette has been America's Sports Car. The National Corvette Museum was established as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit foundation with a mission of celebrating the invention of the Corvette and preserving its past, present and future.

Don Garlits Racers Reunion  As I redo the site and run across the articles that I wasn't able to post when I didn't have control of the site. This is one of my favorites

because I knew all these guys and gals and we relive the great days at the Golden Triangle Drag Strip in Oldsmar Florida.

Georgia Stock CarsThe history of stock car racing in Georgia

Bill Hines At the Detroit Autorama, and me in the early year

The Lemay Museum
The Henry Ford Museum
The Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing
Forney Historic Transportation Museum
Old yeller II Hotrod with a history
Cole Land Transportation Museum
Wells Auto Museum
Alfred P.Sloan Museum
Volo Classic Car Museum
Towe Ford Museum
Pioneer Auto & Antique Museum
National Sprint Car Hall of Fame
The Museum of Automobiles
Galaxy Club:Automobiles:Museums
Dirt Hall of Fame & Museum

NHRA Wally Parks Museum
Toyota Automobile Museum
Norm Grabowski
Ed "Big Daddy" Roth
Von Dutch

Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Museum
Features more than 100 classic and antique vehicles from the 19th century to present era, with emphasis on cars built in Indiana.
National Automotive & Truck Museum
Museum features over 100 post WWII cars and trucks in two original factory buildings from the Auburn Automotive Co. Auburn, Indiana
Hoosier Air Museum
Also in Auburn, Indiana. Vintage and military aircraft.
World War II Victory Museum
Museum features a fantastic collection of WWII vehicles, both foreign and American.
Towe Auto Museum
The Towe Auto Museum is located in Sacramento, California and is home to part of the Early Ford V-8 Foundation's collection.
The Old Car Manual Project
The Old Car Manual Project is a library: a central place where anyone can come to get the information they need. Volunteers can upload literature from their collections to share with the automotive world. Their LINKS page has links to hundreds of auto-related web sites. An incredible site!
Studebaker Museum
This is a brand new museum, opened in October, 2005. Yet another outstanding museum located in Indiana!
The Garrett Historical Society Museum
Nice Railroad Museum in Garrett, Indiana.
Wayne State University
Wayne State University "The Changing Face of the Auto Industry"... 1890-1940 - Good Historical Auto Resource -
The Henry Ford Estate
Named one of the "10 Grandest Mansions". Read the story of Fairlane and the Ford Family.
Northeast Classic Car Museum
The Northeast Classic Car Museum would like to invite you to Norwich, NY, to see our fabulous collection of over 100 vintage automobiles and to enjoy the beautiful rural countryside along the way.



The history of car painting is where the name of Larry watson is found. painting candy paint jobs and featuring scallops and flames, Larry Watson was the car painting king.

All the racing greats from Tommy Ivo, Shirley Muldowney Valvoline, Lions drag strip, hot rod magazine and dragstrips from all over the country.



Copyright Hotrodsonline.com. No use without permission Contact Administrator, hotrod@hotrodsonline.com