Historical society all revved up for Founders Day

Historical society all revved up for Founders Day


Shane Felger drove his cool ride, a 1949 Ford, today to the Arms Family Museum, where it was a featured attraction at the Founders Day open house sponsored by the Mahoning Valley Historical Society.

The vehicle, dubbed the Steel City Shoebox, is more than a classic car.

It’s history on wheels.

The car showcases historical photos of Valley sites taken and collected by Youngstown photograher Tony Nicholas.

Felger and Nicholas met about five years ago at a car show. Felger, of Boardman, shared the idea it “would be cool” to show the steel history of the Valley in a car. “I just thought it would be something different,” said Felger, a member of Road Hounds, a classic-car group.

Read the full story in Monday’s Vindicator and on Vindy.com

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