San Jose Autorama 1962

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A photo of Louie Stojanovich's 1947 Plumouth Coupe taken at the 1962 San Jose Autorama. Louie was a member of the San Jose Rod and Wheelers car club. The build was started by Axle Busters of San Jose member Leroy Heinrichs. Louie bought the car from Leroy in 1957 and restyled it further. Photo from The James Handy Photo Collection.
Gene Boucher's 1956 Ford. Named "Marquis," the car featured extensive bodywork by Bill Cushenbery of Cushenbery Custom Shop. The build was completed early in 1962. Photo from The James Handy Photo Collection.
Joe Boliba's 1956 Chevrolet Convertible. Joe's radically restyled Chevrolet was restyled by Joe Bailon at Bailon's Custom Shop. This iteration of the car was known as The Golden Corona, and this photo shows it as it appeared before it received a DeSoto grille as a bumper. Photo from The James Handy Photo Collection.
A second iteration of Frank Goehring's 1958 Chevrolet Impala. Featuring work by Flyers Body Shop and Winfield's Custom Shop, this version of the car was known as Sheen II. Photo from The James Handy Photo Collection.
Carl Mecchi's 1959 Ford Thunderbird. Known as "Feathers," Carl was a member of the Golden Gears car club. Photo from The James Handy Photo Collection.


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