Category: Articles Written by Joe Bortz

Old Cars Weekly- Three kids, Three Cars (January 11, 2007)

THREE KIDS – THREE CARS By Joseph Bortz   It was 1957, it seemed like years waiting for my 15thbirthday to get to my 16thbirthday to get my drivers license for then I could officially drive legally and purchase my own car. Don’t misunderstand I wasn’t completely immobile; I had been working since I was…

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Chain Saw Massacre – Futurliner Busses

Chain Saw Massacre The story about the Futurliner Busses by Joe Bortz Many have asked me how I came across the five Futurliner busses that I had in the 1980’s. Back in the 80’s my old friend Al Gartzman informed me about a gentleman who claimed that he had a GM Futurliner in his backyard…

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The Kid Who Won the Chrysler 300 Lottery

  It was 1955 and I had previously discussed with my parents that the following year I did not want to attend camp in Waupaca, Wisconsin as I had done for the previous four years.  Camp Waupaca was an eight-week summer camp and during that time there were two allotted weekends for parent visiting days. …

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