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John Eng collects and restores old radios

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John Eng opens his RCA Westinghouse Aeriola Sr receiver from the early 1920s at his home in La Palma on Wednesday. Eng has been collecting and rebuilding radios for more than 40 years.

 (Kevin Chang | Daily Pilot)
John Eng’s Radio Collection a True Classic

La Palma resident John Eng has saved and restored old radios from the trash to working condition, including his 1955 Zenith Royal 500, middle, on display at the Collections building at the OC Fair.

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
John Eng’s Radio Collection a True Classic

John Eng has saved and restored old radios from the trash to working condition, including this Zenith, on display at the Collections building at the OC Fair.

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
John Eng’s Radio Collection a True Classic

La Palma resident John Eng has saved and restored old radios from the trash to working condition. Some of his collection is on display at the Collections building at the OC Fair.

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
John Eng’s Radio Collection a True Classic

John Eng has saved and restored old radios from the trash to working condition including this Motorola TV radio. His collection is on display at the OC Fair.

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
John Eng’s Radio Collection a True Classic
John Eng has saved and restored old radios from the trash to working condition including this Admiral table radio from 1959. His collection is on display at the OC Fair.  (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
John Eng’s Radio Collection a True Classic

John Eng has saved and restored old radios from the trash to working condition including this Emerson transistor radio from 1955. His collection is on display at the OC Fair.

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
John Eng’s Radio Collection a True Classic
John Eng has saved and restored old radios from the trash to working condition including this Arvin twin-speaker from 1956. His collection is on display at the OC Fair.  (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
John Eng’s Radio Collection a True Classic

John Eng has saved and restored old radios from the trash to working condition including this Zenith 500. His collection is on display at the OC Fair.

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
John Eng’s Radio Collection a True Classic
John Eng has saved and restored old radios from the trash to working condition including this RCA Victor from 1955. His collection is on display at the OC Fair.  (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
John Eng’s Radio Collection a True Classic

John Eng has saved and restored old radios from the trash to working condition including this  Westinghouse. His collection is on display at the OC Fair.

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
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