Studebaker - a century of innovation

Studebaker - a century of innovation

Since the 1800s Studebaker was a brand entrenched in America, once the largest vehicle manufacturer in the world. On this week’s podcase we follow the rise and fall of the company and some of the stand out vehicles from it’s history including the Budweiser Clydesdale wagons and the glamourous Studebaker Hawk GT and Studebaker Avanti.

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Brooks Stevens - the best designer you've never heard of

Brooks Stevens - the best designer you've never heard of

Tony Barthel and Jim Cherry, hosts of the popular Curbside Classic Car Show podcast, discuss automotive designer Brooks Stevens, possibly one of the lesser known people in the history of automotive design but one who designed products that have absolutely influenced automotive design.

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Junk boats, junk cars, soap and beer: a fun night at the County Fair

Junk boats, junk cars, soap and beer: a fun night at the County Fair

Tony Barthel and Jim Cherry, hosts of the popular Curbside Classic Car Show podcast, discuss Lake County’s Boat Races, a challenge of junk cars, junk boats and a soapy track making a night of true enjoyment for anyone who loves the demolition derby and an extreme version of the most ridiculous and fun racing event on the west coast.

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John and Horace Dodge - founders, fighters, pioneers and hooligans

John and Horace Dodge - founders, fighters, pioneers and hooligans

This week Tony Barthel and Jim Cherry, hosts of the popular Curbside Classic Car Show podcast, dicuss Horace and John Dodge, pioneers, innovators and manufacturers of vehicles. But also inventors and visionaries. And hooligans, starting bar fights and building a mansion to anger Detroit socialites.

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0042 - Edsel, the cars, the company, the story

0042 - Edsel, the cars, the company, the story

Edsel - just the name is associated with failure despite the man from whom the name came being behind credited with saving Ford and inspiring great vehicles. This week Jim Cherry and Tony Barthel recount the things that led up to the failure of Edsel and talk about the cars themselves, including their role as a modern-day collectible.

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0038 - The Henry Ford museum with transportation curator Matt Anderson

0038 - The Henry Ford museum with transportation curator Matt Anderson

Jim Cherry and Tony Barthel speak with Matt Anderson, Curator of Transportation for the Henry Ford. The Henry Ford is an incredible collection of American History including steam trains, The Wright Brothers' home and office, Thomas Edison's office and much, much more located in Michigan.

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