Diecast hunt in Audi’s backyard

Is it not the dream of toy car nerds everywhere to be able to shop in a new place – to travel, to see new things? In 1996, fresh out of New Jersey and never having seen a Wal-Mart, I thought I discovered the Promised Land as I made my way across I-40. A decade […]

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1937 Ford stakebed

It’s easy to assume that any stake-bed pickup nowadays uses a homebuilt or aftermarket bed, but look closer at this 1937 Ford 1/2-ton stakebed, and you’ll see that the platform is actually incorporated into the fenders. That’s because, starting that year, Ford did indeed offer stake and platform-bed pickups from the factory, with the platforms […]