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Buzz Pitzen's 1923 Ford fiberglass bodied Model T roadster of Redondo Beach, California. Buzz bought the body from Diablo Speed Shop in Walnut Creek, California, and it is believed to be the first fiberglass T Bucket ever made. Known as the Glass Image, the build was completed in 1960, making it the worlds first known Fiberglass T-bucket hot rod. In the 1960s, the Glass Image was sold to the owner of Earnie's Camera Shop in Pasadena.
The first annual Pasadena Auto Show and Reliability Run was held March 30, 1952 at Victory Park in Pasadena, California.
The 2nd annual Tridents Rod and Custo-Rama was held November 16-23, 1961 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

Customs of Pasadena, California

George Sinamark's 1947 Buick
Sam Gates' 1947 Ford Coupe
Bill Irwin's 1949 Ford Convertible
Larry Lee's 1952 Chevrolet
Buck Gallegos' 1953 Mercury
Dennis Wilcox's 1953 Mercury
George Long's 1955 Chevrolet

Hot Rods Of Pasadena, California

Buzz Pitzen's 1923 Ford Fiberglass Bodied Model T Roadster - The Glass Image
Blair Special

Car Clubs of Pasadena, California

Pasadena Roadster Club

Shops In Pasadena, California

Blair's Speed Shop
Gates Auto Body

Custom Car and Hot Rod Shows of Pasadena, California

Pasadena Auto Show and Reliability Run
Pasadena Motor Pageant
Tridents Rod and Custo-Rama

Citizens of Pasadena, California

Bill Irwin
Buck Gallegos
Dennis Wilcox
Don Blair
George Fahry
George Long
George Sinamark
Larry Lee
Sam Gates
Seth Miller


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