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Street rods: ‘Yuck! What are you going to do with that?’

A hot pink street rod from the past. Also of interest: Street rods akin to a “Car museum on the road.’

The street rods are roaring into York County this week, their 25th such visit started in 1981… .

A visitor in the first year — Joanne Parks of Pittsburgh — drove her 1940 coupe to town, where she gave a colorful assessment of her hobby:
“First you have to haul it out of the junkyard or cut the tree out of the middle of the body. Then you take it home and people say ‘Yuck! What are you going to do with that?’ ”
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U.S. 30 Drag-O-Way, Part III: ‘We would watch the dragsters on trailers head for Thomasville’.
Vehicular crash ends life of York County-based former Indy driver
When bottle-shaped cars rolled around York County.
For scores of posts on York County’s love affair with its wheels, visit Wheels of York.