Winds, rain tear through Scottsdale, devastates auction

If you’re following the classic car auctions in Scottsdale, Ariz., you won’t want to miss this first-hand report from the Old Cars Weekly staff; editor Ron Kowalke, was on the scene as storms ripped through the venue.

Heavy winds and matching rain destroyed
tents and devastated one of the main auction venues in the annual
collector car auction extravaganza in Scottsdale, Ariz., Thursday night.

Three tents were ripped from the ground at the Russo & Steele
event, leaving several hundred collector cars exposed to the elements
and the wreckage during some of the worst weather in the Scottsdale
area in recent years.

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Karen Knapstein

About Karen Knapstein

Karen Knapstein is the editor of Antique Trader magazine. A lifelong collector and student of antiques, she has written dozens of articles on vintage collectibles and their historical context. She lives in Wisconsin with her husband, Joseph, and daughter, Faye. She can be reached at