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Scratching the Surface

Scratching the Surface

 

My earliest memories are loaded with inquisitive adventures. I was one of those kids who would take everything apart to examine and explore all of the inner workings of virtually anything I could get my hands on, just to see what made it function. Occasionally, I’d manage to put everything back in some semblance of working order, as well, which had the effect of encouraging my seek-and-dismantle missions. Oh, certainly, there were misadventures, and the Frankenstein-ing of a few less than fortunate items into, well, objects whose end…

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Scratching the Surface

What’s in a Name? Logos from Past and Present

Whats in a Name

 

Badges, scripts, emblems, logos…no matter what you call them, there’s plenty of mystique tied up in a vehicle’s nameplate.

 

When the Dodge brothers, Horace and John, built their first automobile back in 1914, their final touch was a small enamel badge on the radiator with their company logo: a circle with two interlocking triangles inside, one white and one black, forming a six-pointed star. Old school machinists, the brothers were fiercely proud of their work and the emblem was their badge of honor.

 

Through nearly 100 years of Dodge…

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What’s in a Name? Logos from Past and Present

Road Trip with Steve Visits Rudy’s Drive-In | Great Lakes – La Crosse, WI

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Steve Magnante satisfied his appetite for chili dogs and vintage vehicles on the third stop of the Dodge Dart Road Trip at Rudy’s Drive-In Diner in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

 

The Dart pulled up to the old time diner and was greeted by Dodge classics from both generations past and current models for and impromptu Mopar® car cruise. Cruises are weekly tradition at Rudy’s that both locals and tourists alike take part in. Maybe they come for the root beer, but mostly to show off their beloved Dodge rides to…

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Road Trip with Steve Visits Rudy’s Drive-In | Great Lakes – La Crosse, WI