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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 62: Blue Top Drive-In

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 62: Blue Top Drive-In

Ah, youth. 

September 05, 2014 10:10 am
The Muscle Car Forever Stamps: Why the autos of youth never truly die

The Muscle Car Forever Stamps: Why the autos of youth never truly die

“Oh when will their glory fade, Oh the dying charge they made.” Tennyson may well have been referencing the glory days of our Midwestern boyhood. The days we spent as kids at US-30 Drag Strip in NWI and the Great Lakes Drag Strip in Union Grove, Wisconsin. (Great Lakes remains open though US…

May 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Local Pontiac lovers lament loss of iconic brand

Local Pontiac lovers lament loss of iconic brand

As Pontiac died a lonely death, it gave Rick Orelup time to think about his one final wish: Buckle him in and bury him in his metallic blue 1999 Firebird Trans Am. "I told my parents there's a spot in the backyard where they can bury me in it," said Orelup, 31, of Valparaiso.

December 06, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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