Category Archives: Road Trips

Found by the Side of the Road: A Hooker in Hurley, A Town Proud of its Past

On a road trip exploring old alignments of U.S. Highway 51 in Wisconsin, some buddies and I spotted this lovely tow truck in 51’s northern terminus of Hurley, Wis.  Calling the vehicle the Hurley Hooker is funny enough, I suppose, … Continue reading

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Scarborough’s Tour Book, 1917

Early motorists faced many challenges – awful roads, angry farmers who detested their presence, mechanical breakdowns, a dearth of filling stations, etc. – but one of the biggest challenges was just finding one’s way.  Until 1917 there were no official, … Continue reading

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Car Club Season Has Begun (Early)

The email said that the “2-seaters in storage are blowing their gaskets” and “We want roads, that’s why we’re called ROADsters.”  The message was clear.  It was time to pull those precious cars out of winter storage and head out … Continue reading

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