Ramstein

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Ed Biggs' 1959 Chevrolet El Camino of Davenport, Iowa. Ed, who was a member of the Idlers of Davenport car club, had Joe Andersen of Joe Andersen's Custom Shop panel paint the car in June of 1959. Ed joined the US Air Force in 1959. He was stationed at the Ramstein Air Base from 1960 to 1963, and had the El Camino shipped over. Unfortunately the car was totaled by a drunk driver in Weisbaden in 1962.
Bengt Wennergren racing his "Street Roadster" at the Ramstein Air Base in Ramstein, Germany in 1966. As Bengt had the only hot rod attending, he ran alone in the "C" class. It was then easy for him to qualify for the Middle Eliminations. This photo shows Bengt as he is about to outrun a Corvette in the Middle Eleminations! Go Bengt!! Photo from The Bengt Wennergren Photo Collection.


Custom Cars of Ramstein, Germany

Ed Biggs' 1959 Chevrolet El Camino




 

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