Highlands Motoring Festival

On the second Saturday of June, the Town of Highlands hosts an annual charity car show known as Highlands Motoring Festival. “Gearheads”, from far and wide, take over the town for the week. After more…

KiteHouse

Modernist architect Jim Fox designed masterpiece sits on the crest of Cowee Ridge at 4,500 feet. The design was created to emphasize the incredible view of Whiteside Mountain. Fox was given two criteria. First was…

Chrysler 300

The Chrysler Letter Series Cars The glory years for the high performance automobile has to be the years after WWII. In Europe, the great marques emerged- Ferrari, Porsche, Jaguar, Mercedes, Maserati, and Aston-Martin. In America…

Bugatti Masterpieces

Ettore Bugatti, coming from a family of successful artist, brought automotive craftmanship to a higher level with the design and manufacture of cars baring his name. Many describe these cars as rolling art and the…

Starship

Beechcraft Starship Model 2000 Starship Role Executive transport Manufacturer Beechcraft Designer Beechcraft First flight February 15, 1986 Status In limited use Produced 1983–1995 Number built 53 Unit cost US$ 3.9 million The Beechcraft Starship is…

Froneberger House

She is officially The “Froneberger House” circa 1893 …………. We usually just call it “Our House”. She is a grand old Victorian and has also been called: Smith/Cralle House The Old Froneberger House LyonWood The…

Eli Terry

Antique Timepieces, American Manufacturing, and Clock Dating Chart America’s manufacturing expertise found its humble beginnings in the clock workshops of Eli Terry of Plymouth Connecticut at the turn of the nineteenth century. It was a…

China Clipper

In 1935 a very special airplane was commissioned by Pan American Airlines. On its first commercial flight it became the first trans-pacific airmail and passenger service. She was the China Clipper, the first of three…

Mercedes 190E 2.3-16

Hambone’s Benz- A 1986 Mercedes 190E 2.3-16 Company Car Cosworth “Twin-Cam” Engine – Factory Installed European Sedan Series Champ- 83, 84, 85, 86 Endurance Speed Record Holder- 154.06mph for 50,000 km. Factory Image Car for…