Detroit Lives in Mexico

Jim Pickering, the usual mastermind of this blog on American Car Collecting, is busy with his new baby daughter, so I’m taking it out for a short spin.

I just got back from a week in Troncones, Mexico, which is a terrific small town nestled against the blue, warm Pacific Ocean. This spot is mostly about surfing, fishing and loafing on the beach, but there were a couple of memorable car sightings in this tropical paradise.

First, I confess that Read More

Every Old Car in Portland

For two years now, my brother and I have been documenting the amazing wealth of vintage automobiles parked along Portland’s curbs. Our photo blog is called Old Parked cars, and you can check it out here. You wouldn’t think that rust-prone old cars would do well in the soggy Pacific Northwest climate, but apparently that doesn’t matter. The number of oddball, unrestored, daily drivers still slowly acquiring patina and putt-putting around this town is truly remarkable. Check out some highlights after Read More