Ed Martin Garage | (951) 686-6878 | emginc@earthlink.net | 6672 Indiana Ave, Riverside, CA 92506

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Ed Martin Garage
6672 Indiana Ave
Riverside, CA 92506

(951) 686-6878
emginc@earthlink.net


New Shop Hours Monday - Thursday
7:30am - 5:30pm

Closed Friday - Sunday


Hot Rodder's Bible Study

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Lead by Hot Rodders for all
Old Car, Custom Car,
& Hot Rod Gear Heads.

Every Thursday night - 6:00pm at Ed Martin Garage
About Us

The Ed Marti Garage Staff - Click to enlarge
EMG Staff
(Left > Right) Justin, Glenn, Mike, & Willie
Ed Martin Garage was established in 1934 providing Riverside California with the highest quality in automobile service for over 80 years. At Ed Martin Garage we believe in doing the job right, the first time. We take pride in performing the job correctly using high quality materials to service and repair your vehicle. With the highest quality materials and certified professionals, rest assured in knowing that your vehicle is in the best caring hands out there.



History

Ed Martin working on a car - historical shop photo
In 1934 John "Ed" Martin left his job at Fox and Helgeson Buick and Pontiac in Riverside, CA to open an automotive repair garage on Orange Street.

His son John Martin inherited the business in 1972, continuing in his father's footsteps. John Martin and his son William Martin ran the automotive garage for the next 19 years as a very succesful father and son team. When John Martin passed away in 1991, he passed along the family inheritance, to his son William.

Ed Martin Garage with John Martin in the foreground - historical shop photo

Today William "Willie" Martin runs Ed Martin Garage and has enjoyed over 22 years of succesful business, carrying down the same visions and dreams that his Grandfather originally founded "Ed Martin Garage" upon. Using the same principals of quality workmanship and providing the best service possible, that his father John Martin, and his Grandfather John Edward Martin Senior, Willie continues to this day, down the dream of quality automotive service and care.




Check out what things looked like back then...
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Building of Ed Martin Garage's 4th location on Brockton April 1955 - click to enlarge    Building of Ed Martin Garage's 4th location on Brockton April 1955 Continued - click to enlarge    Building of Ed Martin Garage's 4th location on Brockton April 1955 Continued 2 - click to enlarge    Building of Ed Martin Garage's 4th location on Brockton April 1955 Continued 3 - click to enlarge

Building of Ed Martin Garage's 4th location on Brockton April 1955 Continued 4 - click to enlarge    John Martin III and Katie Martin surveying the construction of Ed Martin Garage April 1955 - click to enlarge    Nicki Martin viewing the start of construction on EMG's 5th and current location on Indiana Ave - March 1964 - click to enlarge    Willie Martin playing at the construction site of EMG's 5th and current location - click to enlarge

Construction on Ed Martin Garage April 1964 - click to enlarge    Nicki Martin viewing the progress on EMG's current location - click to enlarge    Willie, Katie, and Nicki Marting viewing the building foundation - click to enlarge    Building and construction of Ed Martin garage's 5th location - click to enlarge

The foundation and rock house behind EMG - June 1964 - click to enlarge    The foundation and walls of EMG - June 1964 - click to enlarge    The foundation and more walls of EMG - June 1964 - click to enlarge    Nicki and Willie Martin viewing the progress of construction - click to enlarge

Most of the walls are up at EMG- June 1964 - click to enlarge    Closeup of the wall construction - click to enlarge    Getting ready to ut in the bay doors - click to enlarge    John Martin Jr. after a log day's work 1967 - click to enlarge

John Martin Jr - click to enlarge    Ed Martin Garage April 1970 - click to enlarge    John Martin Jr at the front counter - click to enlarge    Fixing all manner of vehicles - a Firetruck - click to enlarge

Aerial view of Ed Martin Garage in the 70's - click to enlarge    Ed Martin Garage in the 80's - click to enlarge    Willie Martin and Ed Martin Garage in the 80's - click to enlarge    Ed Martin Garage in the 80's - click to enlarge

Ed Martin Garage September 1982 - click to enlarge    Aerial view of Ed Martin Garage 1984 - click to enlarge

Ed Martin Garage | (951) 686-6878 | emginc@earthlink.net | 6672 Indiana Ave, Riverside, CA 92506