Category Archives: Custom Culture

American Steel

Images from the past few years of covering car shows. Including the cars, people and events.

Birthplace of Route 66 Festival

A celebration on Historic Route 66 designed to remember the role Springfield played in the history of Route 66. Officially recognized as the birthplace of U.S. Route 66, it was in Springfield, Missouri on April 30, 1926 that officials first proposed

2013 Street Machine Fall Nationals

The 2013 Street Machine Fall Nationals had a little bit of everything in regard to weather, from sunny and warm to rainy and cool. That didn’t dampen the turnout on Saturday, tons of great cars and trucks were on hand

2013 Rods & Relics Rod Run – Day 1

You couldn’t ask for a better day. The trip to Branson this morning was incredible, perfect weather. As I drove down 65 just South of Springfield I started seeing a few rods headed in that direction so I followed and

Rods & Relics Rod Run -Day 2

With a chance of showers everyone hustled to get things sorted out and for the activities to begin. A poker run, assorted games and with live music on tap rain was not going to be a welcome sight. Luckily we

2013 Queen City Riot

The inaugural Queen City Riot was kicked off at The Outland with an overwhelming response. As usual downtown traffic on a Friday night was packed. A Saturday Show at The VFW American Legion post 639 on South Scenic and a

2013 O’Reilly Auto Parts Hot Rod Super Nationals

Had a great weekend at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Hot Rod Super Nationals in Lincoln, NE. Family Events always puts on great shows that bring out the best cars, trucks, street rods, street machines and rat rods across the country.

NSRA Comes to Springfield

The Mid-America Street Rod Nationals comes to Springfield, MO May 24 – 26, 2013, at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. Event Time: Fri 8:30am-5pm, Sat 8am-5pm, Sun 8:30am-2pm Dates: Friday, May 24, 2013 – Friday, May 24, 2013 Saturday, May 25,

New Logo for Von Hot Rod

Just finished up the first renderings of Von Hot Rod’s logo. Still need to take it into Illustrator and do finals. Of course he’s known for his World Class pinstriping but there’s more to him than just laying down sweet

2ND ANNUAL ATOMIC ROD & CUSTOM CAR SHOW

The 2013 Atomic Rod & Custom Car Show and Swap Meet finishes up OCT 13th  at Feyodi State Park in Cleveland OK. just Northwest of Tulsa. A good assortment of pre 1965 classics , kustoms and hot rods were on