Sombrero Shell

Shell Oil trucks have been delivery oil to local gas stations in the Buckeye area since the 1920’s. The Shell Station in Downtown Buckeye was operated as a service station when it was typical for a service technician to wash your windshield and fill up your tank. City of Buckeye Mayor Eric Orsborn interviews Ernie Smith the new owner of the Shell Station in the video below produced by Bryan...
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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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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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