Hot Rod Santa.. And a Remeberance
I wish good health and safe travels to all. Iowa lost two of its road scholars this year. A long time friend Hobo Iowa Blackie ,a true man of the rails past away last February. Blackie was an author that put his life and travels to poetry .He was a king at the National Hobo Days in Brett Iowa. He will be missed . We had good times during our road trips. Ron Preston was the keeper of the Historical road side Lincoln Highway attraction, Prestons station. Ron took over the old gas station after his father George passed away .George once appeared on Johnny Carson show. Many tourist from around the world have visited the old station. Ron Did a fantastic job keeping his dads legacy alive. Ron was a good friend and fellow historian. The Gap is huge from the lost of these two great characters of the road...