About the Book
Hot Rodding originated after WWII veterans returned from the war. These young men took broken jalopies and turned them into fast hot rods that were raced anywhere the fuzz was not around. Iron and Water: Los Angeles River Hot Rod Meet is a hot and steamy photo-book depicting period correct 1950s hot rods, drag racing at the iconic Los Angeles River. This modern-day book containing 51 beautiful high resolution images recreates vintage drag racing during a post world war Los Angeles. The images have been perfectly curated to tell this storied origin of Los Angeles car culture.