A CROWN FOR RUSS
A CROWN FOR RUSS: One of the Suede Palace’s most colorful rides was Russ Meeks’ ’55 Ford Crown Victoria. Russ’ name is well known within our scene, having worked for Gene Winfield as far back as 1964. He additionally built a ’30 Model A roadster with a flip-up body and Olds Toronado V8 in the back. It won the AMBR competition in 1972 when in the hands of John Corno (Where It All Began, July 2017).