Author: Creemore Valley Classics

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Creemore Valley Classics VIP Stories #86 I will be attending with a 1977 Laverda Jota 1000. The Jota is loud, very loud. This particular bike was delivered from the factory to the Canadian dealer with the endurance racing three-into-one exhaust, not the Slater pipes. The previous...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Creemore Valley Classics VIP Stories #48   William Durant made his fortune in the horse drawn buggie, coaches and carriages. His quality and workmanship was known world. Upon seeing the first horseless carriage he knew this was the future of transportation.   Historical Facts   Durant saved Buick from bankruptcy in...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Creemore Valley Classics VIP Stories #44 The Bureau of Reclamation is an agency under the US Department of the Interior and oversees water resource management, specifically as it applies to the oversight and operation of numerous water diversion, delivery, storage and hydroelectric power generation projects it...

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" parallax="content-moving" css=".vc_custom_1487694168071{padding-top: 250px !important;padding-bottom: 250px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Creemore Classics Stories #16 This vehicle was stored for many years after the original owner passed away. Recently refurbished and renewed, this low mileage Caddy is a great drive. The 8.2 litre (500 cu. in) engine and 3-speed hydra-matic...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_basic_grid max_items="" style="pagination" items_per_page="8" element_width="3" gap="0" item="mediaGrid_ScaleWithRotation" grid_id="vc_gid:1436801351792-834976e6-1ef2-5" paging_animation_in="none"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Creemore Valley Classics VIP Stories #14   This 1953 Chev panel truck has had 2500 miles since it had a frame-off total reconstruction. The 350 cubic inch crate engine has an automatic transmission, with a four-barrel Edelbrock carburetor and...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_basic_grid max_items="" style="pagination" items_per_page="8" element_width="3" gap="0" item="mediaGrid_ScaleWithRotation" grid_id="vc_gid:1436801351792-834976e6-1ef2-5" paging_animation_in="none"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Creemore Valley Classics Stories #12 I purchased this 77 Monarch Ghia in July 2015 with only 44k on the odometer. It was previously owned by a retired Ford of Canada employee who purchased the car through the Ford...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_basic_grid max_items="" style="pagination" items_per_page="8" element_width="3" gap="0" item="mediaGrid_ScaleWithRotation" grid_id="vc_gid:1436801351792-834976e6-1ef2-5" paging_animation_in="none"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Creemore Valley Classics Stories #11   I’ve dreamed of owning a Pontiac Fiero since they first became available. Trouble is I was only 11 years old when they first arrived in dealer showrooms and I had no drivers license...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_basic_grid max_items="" style="pagination" items_per_page="8" element_width="3" gap="0" item="mediaGrid_ScaleWithRotation" grid_id="vc_gid:1436801351792-834976e6-1ef2-5" paging_animation_in="none"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Creemore Valley Classics Stories #10   I’ve owned this 1978 Silver Anniversary Corvette since new. Apart from losing the rear bumper in an accident in 1978 the car is crash free. In 2011 I sent the car to a...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_basic_grid max_items="" style="pagination" items_per_page="8" element_width="3" gap="0" item="mediaGrid_ScaleWithRotation" grid_id="vc_gid:1436801351792-834976e6-1ef2-5" paging_animation_in="none"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]My 1964 Impala Sport coupe was purchased sight unseen from an ad on eBay. It was a Georgia-driven car for most of its life, and it was registered for the first time on my 19th birthday so...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_basic_grid max_items="" style="pagination" items_per_page="8" element_width="3" gap="0" item="mediaGrid_ScaleWithRotation" grid_id="vc_gid:1436801351792-834976e6-1ef2-5" paging_animation_in="none"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]CKCStories 9 of 100 After the 18th Amendment outlawed spirits in 1920, almost every family in Buffalo City, North Carolina operated a still or was otherwise involved in bootleg liquor. The government started sending out federal agents who...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_basic_grid max_items="" style="pagination" items_per_page="8" element_width="3" gap="0" item="mediaGrid_ScaleWithRotation" grid_id="vc_gid:1436801351792-834976e6-1ef2-5" paging_animation_in="none"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] CKC Stories #8 of 100 This car was purchased in Vancouver in 1979 while I was still in high school. It is one of 652 and is a GM Canada documented car built in Oshawa, Ontario on May...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_basic_grid max_items="" style="pagination" items_per_page="8" element_width="3" gap="0" item="mediaGrid_ScaleWithRotation" grid_id="vc_gid:1436801351792-834976e6-1ef2-5" paging_animation_in="none"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]CKCStories: #7 of 100 My son Chris became interested in muscle cars. He found a 1976 Pontiac original 455 4 speed Trans Am that required a lot of work. We spent two years restoring the car and went...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_basic_grid max_items="" style="pagination" items_per_page="8" element_width="3" gap="0" item="mediaGrid_ScaleWithRotation" grid_id="vc_gid:1436801351792-834976e6-1ef2-5" paging_animation_in="none"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] CKCStories #6 of 100 I’ve owned this California-built ‘67 Mustang convertible since 2001 when I brought it back to Canada. It still had the California black plates! It has all original sheet metal but it has been repainted...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_basic_grid max_items="" style="pagination" items_per_page="8" element_width="3" gap="0" item="mediaGrid_ScaleWithRotation" grid_id="vc_gid:1436801351792-834976e6-1ef2-5" paging_animation_in="none"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] CKCStories #5 of 100 My classic 57 T-Bird was originally built in July, 1957 and will turn sixty this year, just in time for the Copper Kettle Classic. I bought it in 1986 when it had been driven...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_basic_grid max_items="" style="pagination" items_per_page="8" element_width="3" gap="0" item="mediaGrid_ScaleWithRotation" grid_id="vc_gid:1436801351792-834976e6-1ef2-5" paging_animation_in="none"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]CKCStories #4 of 100 The vehicle, believe it or not, is a fiberglass reproduction of a 1955 T Bird that was built in Battle Creek Michigan by the Shay Motor Company between 1980 and 1981 and was distributed...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_basic_grid max_items="" style="pagination" items_per_page="8" element_width="3" gap="0" item="mediaGrid_ScaleWithRotation" grid_id="vc_gid:1436801351792-834976e6-1ef2-5" paging_animation_in="none"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]For Chris Longhouse of Barrie, Ontario, Canada, it all started the day his parents handed him his first plastic kit model to assemble at the kitchen table at age 6. It didn’t take the youngster long before...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_basic_grid max_items="" style="pagination" items_per_page="8" element_width="3" gap="0" item="mediaGrid_ScaleWithRotation" grid_id="vc_gid:1436801351792-834976e6-1ef2-5" paging_animation_in="none"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column_text]Copper Kettle Classics VIP Stories #2 A 1953 Royal Enfield Model G motorcycle is the pride and joy of Brian Nason, of Hamilton, Canada. He also describes it as "a labor of love/hate for a local mechanic who...