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Books from Richard Edmonds Auctions

About an hour away there is an auctioneers that specialise in transportation and automobilia. I managed to score a set of books called “Automobile Engineering” from 1920 published by the American Technical Society. Very interesting stuff! Upon collection from the… Read More ›

Now in Print: The Robert E. Petersen Story – Get it from the TRJ Library

There has never been a more influential automotive publisher than Robert E. Petersen. Through Hot Rod Magazine and his other titles—including Rod & Custom and Car Craft—he helped legitimize our sport and spread the word to millions of car crazy readers around the globe. Petersen was… Read More ›

The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, and an Epic Quest to arm an America at War – by A.J. Baime

“The Arsenal of Democracy” was a phrase coined by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1940 in reference to the collaborative efforts of American industry in supporting the allied war effort by mobilising the mass production efforts to change production from consumer… Read More ›

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