On a provincial farm in the west of France, two men opened the rusty doors to their deceased grandfather’s barn. Inside sat a treasure trove: dozens of collectible cars — Bugattis, Ferraris, Porsches, Jaguars, Maseratis — some dating back nearly a century. September 2014.
John Kearney's "Grandfather's Horse" was sculpted in 1973 in honor of a Kearney ancestor (one of the founders of Coffeyville, Kan.). It's made out of car bumpers found in auto salvage yards. Despite his training in bronze casting, Kearney, like many sculptors of the 1960s, found welded steel appealing.33 The artist frequented salvage yards, and on one occasion he returned with an armful of automobile bumpers. Grandfather's Horse, 1973, is characteristic of Kearney's
Is this how Santa hauls all of those Christmas presents and delivers them across the world so fast? James Otto's pro-touring ’66 Chevy C10 was built by Triworks Hot Rods and is named "For Pete's Sake", in honor of James’ grandfather, Pete. It's powered by a 6.0L LQ4 engine and rides on 19x10/19x12 Forgeline RB3C Concave wheels finished with Titanium centers & Brushed outers! See more at: http://www.forgeline.com/customer_gallery_view.php?cvk=1814 Photos courtesy of TheBlock.com. #Chevy…
What a gorgeous-looking car! The restoration done on it is so perfect — there are no signs of rust or wear at all. It's so amazing to me that restoration shops can take old, worn down cars and make them into beautiful, antique masterpieces. I love how the black body of this car is polished up so nicely to show off its unique shape. My grandfather would kill to restore his old car to look like this!