June 12, 2020
I skipped over the article in this month’s Hot Rod Magazine on how to build a 501 cubic inch Ford torque monster and settled on an article called “Automotive Artifacts” by David Freiburger. I knew I could identify with that, being somewhat of an artifact myself.
Over the years, I have amassed quite a collection of memorabilia related to my automobile habit. Always a fan of all things on wheels, I recall a lawnmower that my Dad bought in the early '50s that had Art Deco design. A masterpiece in molded aluminum, it looked great but performed poorly. I don’t remember the brand, but it...