Classic Car Culture

Classic Cars

Route 66 lures all, from street rods to muscle cars

Growing up on a ranch, we’d get three or four lives out of a pickup. Old trucks with duct taped visors and dented doors rolling long after most would have discarded them. It was our own version of curating classic cars. But, for one of my most recent feature articles in Texas Co-op Power magazine, I had the pleasure of interviewing several real classic car enthusiasts. I interviewed fathers who’d restored cars with their sons, collectors who traveled the country to compete in car shows, and car club members. One of my favorite finds was a mother/daughter trio living in Ralls, Texas, who have restored more than 50 vehicles together. Laverne, the mother, just turned 80 this month and shows no signs of slowing down. What a cool lady! >>Read the story here<<

Bonus: The classic cars article was published in conjunction with my cover story on Route 66. >>Read it here<<

Above photo provided by the Roberts family.

Brenda