Ed Hankinson’s dad had “gasoline in his veins” and an impressive antique car collection to prove it.
From his home in Weymouth, N.S., local businessman Ken Hankinson gathered more than 30 vehicles over the decades, including everything from an 1889 wooden buggy to Buicks from the 1910s, 20s, 50s and more.
Three years after his father passed away at 97, Hankinson is now looking for buyers who will cherish these pieces of history the same way his family did.
But it hasn’t been easy. During the first sale, Hankinson passed the money back to the customer four times until finally pocketing it.
‘I guess selling the first one made it real’
“I guess selling the first one made it real,” Hankinson said Saturday from his home in Gilberts Cove just outside Weymouth.
“But you know, life goes on. We don’t live forever, and things change in our lives. This is one of the changes in mine, for…