They Will Run Car Show

With Thomas Eyssell
| 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | St. Francis Borgia Parking Lot

Car enthusiasts and folks of all ages can take a step back in time to the golden age of the automobile in the Gateway City. Take a peek at a variety of classic cars parked for your viewing pleasure and chat with author Tom Eyssell!

Thomas Eyssell


Thomas Eysell

Thomas Eyssell has been a Professor of Finance and Legal Studies at the University of Missouri St. Louis for over thirty years, and a car guy for nearly fifty. His love of automobiles began with his work as a mechanic in the early 1970s, and continues to this day. He co-authored of They Will Run: The Golden Age of Automobiles in St. Louis with fellow car enthusiast and historian Molly Butterworth. He currently has four 1960s muscle cars in his garage and is always looking to add to the fleet.
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