The contents of the album included a collection of International Scout photos I took over 30 years ago.
The year was 1989, and I was an Illinois farm-dwelling Scout and general 4x4 junkie. To my surprise, the 4-Wheel & Off-Road Jamboree Spring Nationals came to the Winnebago County Fairgrounds in Pecatonica, Illinois, which was only seven miles from my house. To say I was stoked was an understatement. I was there in my ’77 Scout every day of the three-day show, Canon AE-1 blazing, burning through rolls of film, swapping those rolls of film out of the camera every 36 exposures.
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OVERLAND ADVENTURE 2020: PART 2
Exploring the Gold King Mine and more of Arizona’s historic backcountry
FULLSIZE BRONCO SAS
I’ve been looking into solid axle swapping my fullsize ’92 Bronco for a while now. The TTB frontend is wearing out my tires in weird pattens and they aren’t lasting very long.
How do you trailside camp?
Fact: For most of us, camping and wheeling go together. It’s a safe bet that where there’s folks gathered to wheel for more than a day there’s probably camping involved.
THE 2020 ULTIMATE ADVENTURE LONG RANGE JEEP
Part 5: Fuel, exhaust, bumpstops, cooling, and more
Don’t let the square headlights fool you too much, this is a JL with some crafty throwbacks to the ’87-’95 Jeep Wrangler. It all started when Quadratec, a shining star in the Jeep aftermarket world, turned 30 years old.
If your garage could talk, what story could it tell?
I found a photo of my garage from several years ago and posted it on my @christianhazelofficial Instagram page with the question, “If your garage could talk, would it have much to say?” For gearheads, the garage is hands down the most important room in the house and the activity center for waking hours.
2020 JEEP WRANGLER UNLIMITED RUBICON ECODIESEL
First report: Diving right in with camping and crawling
DIESEL-POWERED ADVENTURE TRUCK
It’s more than a K20 with patina
2021 SUV OF THE YEAR
Enter the battleground
2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty Limited
Second Report: Into the dirt and towing trailers
LET THERE BE LIGHT
New ballpark lighting standards will help hitters and fielders see the ball better at the lower levels
SOMETIMES IT’S EASY to get bogged down in negativity, especially coming out of 2020. We’re going through a pandemic, many of us haven’t seen our families in almost a year, and all the fun activities we used to do (horse related or not) have been rescheduled, canceled, or set aside for the time being.
Region To Region
Region To Region
Taking an off-grid break during the pandemic
As the owners of Ravenous Catering located in Monitor, Valarie Gilmour and Dave Toal are usually very busy people, but in 2020 the lack of weddings and large gatherings gave them time to indulge their wanderlust.
LEO SULLIVAN Q&A
QUESTION & ANSWERS
HOW KENNEDY STOLE THE WHITE HOUSE!
Chicago mob RIGGED 1960 vote & cheated Nixon out of presidency
A FOAMIE FIXATION
To say that Bill Yirka of Enid, Oklahoma likes foam-board RC airplanes would be an understatement, as evidenced by this photo of Bill surrounded by 274 of his own designs. Bill tells us he started flying about six years ago, noting, “Unaware of the local club, I learned on my own, which resulted in a depleted checking account and a lot of crumpled parts that once resembled store-bought wings, tails, and fuselages.”
ILLINOIS STATE MILITARY MUSEUM
Home of Santa Anna's Leg and Much,Much More
I sat in my car, overlooking a shimmering intercoastal waterway, the night sky studded with stars. Everything around me had a vibrant, otherworldly glow. This is West Palm Beach, I realized. My family and I used to live here. But we’d moved away about a year ago….
‘EVERYONE HAS A STORY': HOW WILL WORLD REMEMBER PANDEMIC?
Artist Obi Uwakwe was driving through Chicago’s empty streets, camera on his lap to document life during COVID-19, when he saw something that made him stop: a casket being carried out of a church while a few mourners stood by, their faces covered.