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  • Ramblin’ Wreck Print

    From Alfie Meek, Ph.D.: 

    At the end of all my presentations I show one of my favorite paintings of the famous 1930 Ford Model A Sport coupe that serves at the official Georgia Tech Ramblin’ Wreck.  A lot of people have asked where they can get a copy of the painting, so in the spirit of Christmas, if you want to get this print for your favorite Tech fan, you can find it here.


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