Buckeye Oktoberfest Antique Engine Show

Redd, Bill & Donnie Its all about hit-miss engines when you talk to Redd Stanberry, Bill Lanier and Donnie Gideon. What is a Hit-Miss-Engine and why are antique engines important to Buckeye?  Redd Stanberry was born in a little ol’ town called Bovina which was the head quarters of the XIT or ten counties in Texas. The XIT Ranch was a super big rail head at one time.  When the rail head...
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Old Cars Driving Again

Stream lined steel against prickly saguaros bouncing along a lonely highway in a Chevy Apache truck with Duane Eddy, Hard Times playing on the radio.  Where did this 1950’s Task Force classic go in Arizona?  How many drive in movies, construction sites or big flat tires in the middle of nowhere did it carry? This truck supposedly came originally from California and rode out to Arizona and...
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Artists in KC

Charlotte Street’s Studio Residency Program was the 3rd out of 4 artsy stops on the National Main Street Kansas City Downtown Walk of Art.  The artist residencies were located on the 6th floor of the Town Pavilion Building.  Once we all got out of the elevator we were given brochures and I quickly snapped a photo of the donor plaques and motto: …WE CULTIVATE THE CONTEMPORARY, THE...
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Spring 2018 Newsletter

11/25/17 – Alice Dryer owner of 425 Estate Sale and Buckeye Main Street Coalition Treasurer helps out her customer at Peace, Love & Shop Small Buckeye Event. 10/7/17 – David Calvert of Calvert Shell and Ron Neilson of East Coaster Food Truck enjoy the Buckeye Oktoberfest Car Show. 5/2/17 – Cheryl Sedig, City of Buckeye takes in the view at National Main Street Conference at...
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Purple El Camino Pickup

Written by: Lara Serbin Buckeye Main Street Coalition Jim and Peggy Henson dominated the Buckeye Car Shows of the past with their hot plum passion 1982 Chevrolet El Camino.  Jim passed away this year.  Peggy must carry the load now just like the Ford Ranchero pickup or as Ford Australia coupe provided, “a vehicle to go to church in on a Sunday and carry the pigs to market on Monday.”  After 15...
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