Author Archives: Mark Morgan

Westbound Caravan

A caravan (the British name for a travel trailer), sighted on I-64 westbound near O’Fallon, MO.  As the name indicates, it’s a “Retro,” complete with 50s-60s style paint scheme; you gotta love the red steel wheels with whitewall tires. Okay, … Continue reading

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Fall Has Arrived

Let’s see: weekday evening, temperature about 60, severe clear skies…you’d better believe I’ll get the TR8 out for a quick patrol!

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All British!

One of the absolute delights of the British car hobby is the opportunity to get together once a year with other LBC members for The Big Show.  If you monitor the calendar sections of clubs/organizations/companies like VTR, Moss Motors, the … Continue reading

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How I Spent My Saturday

Quite a day…up at 0400 in order to get to work and spend several hours manning the Hurricane Florence response watch, then back home for several hours of work on the HSD. The car’s cracked, discolored brake master cylinder gave … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Down in Poplar Bluff

From the sublime (a 1949 or thereabouts Mercury sedan)…. To the ridiculous (a 1987-1988 Mercury Cougar). As to the quality of the photos, obviously, both were short-notice pop-up cell phone shots through the windshield.  BTW, I did see one LBC … Continue reading

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Enough Already…

Is it just me or is the big wing on the rear deck of your coupe/sedan thing getting a bit out of hand?

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Aces & Eights

Yeah, it was a bit warm today, I expect several of the participants had their air conditioners going full blast.  But, what a great day for the 2nd Annual Aces & Eights Poker Rally and what a great drive.  Event … Continue reading

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TR Sighting!

1975 Spitfire, located north of La Porte, Indiana, on IN 39, for sale. The, uh, “dealership” is Hemi Auto & Towing, (219)324-4364 if interested. You gotta love the wheel/tire treatment, eh?

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Ace IS the Place!

Photo by Dave Massey Dave Massey’s immaculate, recently restored/re-assembled ’71 TR6 and yr fthl ed’s 1980 TR8, earlier today. Never know when you’re going to run into another TR, eh? Next SLTOA meeting is Tuesday the 21st, at Llywelyn’s, 17 … Continue reading

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Pursuit Arc

Dang…out running errands on Saturday, 28 July, stopped at a light on Manchester opposite Home Depot and a white 74-76 TR6 pulls onto Manchester and heads west.  Yup, the intercept was on. I didn’t recognize the car; the only other … Continue reading

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