Easton Sidewalks: A Donut Chaser on North Street


While much could be said about the special beauty of a late 1920s Packard Motors Eight, one of which was spotted by the Spy on North Street the other day, nothing can compete with its exquisite hood ornament that signals a stately arrival on any road in America.

Sadly, Packard’s “Goddess of Speed,” which is heavily sought after as a rare collectible, even without the car, is now referred to in the trade as the “donut chaser.” Hardly the kind of respectful name worthy of such a striking and dramatic emblem.


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