It's common for people to park an old car in a barn and forget about it. But in central Oregon there's an entire ghost town with an abandoned car museum at its center. Inside that museum sits a Hupmobile and Plymouths that have been waiting decades for visitors who never come.
This is the story of how a busted hunk of hot rod hopes spurred one man to honor another man's dying wish.
We figure if Radio Birdman's "New Race" is good enough for Toyota to use in Corolla commercials on Spanish-language TV, it's good enough for a meager Jalopnik headline. We've been thinking about the poor, proud Hupmobile a lot lately for some reason, so we thought that we'd offer a little love here on the august pages…