Rag Top

Remembering Life in Superior


March 28, 2024

We have been talking about ways to keep a car cool in the hot weather before air conditioning came into use.

Of course, the easiest way to feel the breeze was to own a convertible (often known as a “Rag Top”) because it had a cover which could be raised during rainy or cold weather. There were some of them around Superior. Virginia Meier was the envy of most of us as she tooled around town in her Buick convertible.

By the way, Virginia’s father was a first-rate mechanic. I had problems with my 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle with the engine cutting out. I had several places look at it and no one diagn...

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