in a 1934 Ford
coupe project. The work was started by one of the guys at the 116th Street garages
. He was in the process of chopping the top, but the car was just a body shell and needed a ton of work, so the fellow decided to get rid of it. He was going to tow it to a junkyard when John, Sal, and Ken Bausert
chipped in $5 apiece and bought the thing for $15. "After that, we didn't know where we were going to store it and what we were going to do with it so, in a week or so, we wound up towing it to the junkyard,
" Ken told Kustomrama
. Ken believes this photo was taken in the autumn of 1961
. Photo courtesy of Ken Bausert
John Consiglio of New York City, New York. John grew up in the Richmond Hill neighbourhood in Queens.
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