almost 600 old photos taken in the early days of hot rodding, this book
covers the mid-1930s to the mid-1950s.
The photos display many of the ideas and modifications that went into
the hot rods of over 50 years ago.
This book is an excellent reference for hot rodding enthusiasts who want
to learn about the good old days and those who are looking for ideas for
their own nostalgia hot rod project.
Review the golden years of hot rodding through the hundreds of vintage
photos; many of them straight from rodder’s albums and never before published.
Hot Rods at the Lakes, on the streets and at the drags in the early days.
This book offers a look at hot rodding over 50 years ago. The old photos
show what the hot rodders were building and driving back then. Many different
models of roadsters, coupes and sedans are pictured in the book. The photos
also provide a look at the modifications that individual hot rodders did
to their vehicle.
Hot rodding enthusiasts of today can see in the photos the styling ideas
that were popular and also some very unique designs. Someone who desires
to build nostalgia styled hot rod today will find the pictures in this
book to be an excellent reference for ideas.
Those who desire to learn about the early days of hot rodding will often
see interesting items in the background of many of the photos in the book.
It is always fascinating to look at the period dress code (rolled up cuffs
on the Levis as an example).
The purpose for this book is to present lots of photos from old hot rodders’
albums, or shoeboxes, so that hot rodders everywhere can enjoy and learn
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