The 116th Street Garages

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John Consiglio 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 Sal Consiglio, John Consiglio 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 in 2017. Ken believes this photo was taken in the autumn of 1961. Photo from The Ken Bausert Photo Collection.


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