What got you into old cars? Were you always an old car person-or did you get into the hobby later in life? I truly can't remember when I wasn't interested in old cars. As a kid, I built the Highway Pioneers series of old cars-Stanley Steamer, Ford Model T, Studebaker electric and others instead of cars of the era. But the big event in my life was a visit to the Old Car festival at Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan. One of my grandfathers took me. This was a show featuring cars owned by collectors. Only cars built before 1925 were on display. The show had everything you could imagine-steam cars, electric cars and gasoline engine cars. My grandfather showed me the car on which he learned to drive-a Brush, with a wooden front axle. I was hooked. I bought many of the old car books reprinted by Floyd Clymer. They were packed with information and photos of these early cars. I never became interested in muscle cars. It was antique cars for me! How about you?
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