Reno is an odd city: “The Biggest Little City in the World” after all. I went to college there knowing two things: they had cheap, good school, and I had … Continue Reading History Hits: The First Speeding Ticket
While it may seem like TheSpeedTrap.net may itself have turned into history over the past few weeks, I merely had to take a break from writing to do real-life, boring, … Continue Reading History Hits: First Powered, Wheeled, Creation a.k.a the First Car
Chances are, if you are reading this, you are considered a “car person”. One of the prime pleasures of life for the car enthusiast is spotting cool, rare, or otherwise … Continue Reading History Hits: Important Brand Acronyms
Note: The images and inspiration for this story comes from the Motorweek video HERE, which is worth the watch. Rolling coal. Unless you own your very own Bro-dozer, you probably … Continue Reading History Hits: Coal-Fired Olds’
Coachbuilding: The Lost Art With the turning over of our calendars, a new year is upon us. With a new year, I find myself looking back at what I miss, … Continue Reading History Hits: Coach-Built Bodies and Why You Should Miss Them
Well before the automobile was invented, humanity has pitched itself against one another in races of speed, distance, and time. Anytime humanity gained more mobility—be it with wheels, hooves, or … Continue Reading History Hits: Louie Mattar’s Fabulous Cadillac
As I was trudging through my History degree, something became quickly apparent: people like big, great people to be able to focus on in history. In antiquity, there are the … Continue Reading History Hits: Lanchester Brothers and Their Motor Company—Lanchester Who?