|Event Scene Photos
|Sure, a few heavy clouds were hanging
around..but a huge crowd turned out
anyway for another great cruise !
Top Left Corner: It was a busy night for
Chevy station wagons..with this one
leading the horsepower war. It's a 1960
family hauler complete with blower.
Above Left: The Rafferty Family 1940
Ford was chosen cruiser of the night.
Left: In his spare time, Santa (seen at
the back) parks his Chevy II wagon at
BassPro and joins the crowd.
Bottom Left Corner: This vehicle was
part car, part functioning helicopter.
Bottom Right Center: Students work
feverishly in the engine rebuilding contest
Bottom Left Center: An 80s-era Monte
Carlo cruises for the right spot to show.
|A perfect evening meant a
big crowd on Rte 44 this
time. WHAT a night !
Above: Jim N. rolled in with
his 4-door '58 Edsel
Hardtop to show off.
Above Left: John R's
pristine 1934 Cadillac
always stands tall & proud.
Far Right: Dan's new toy
had just arrived at his
house, literally, hours
before tonight's cruise.
What better way to break
in this sweet '72 Chevy
Camaro hot rod ?
Near Right: El Camino
power, circa 1969.
Below: The Mustang boys
were out in full force with
a mini-show of their own
in the auxiliary lot.
|Thickening clouds did little to dampen the enthusiasm for a
great Wednesday to cruise...the "farm" was packed !
Left: It was a great night for Model T's, Model A's and plenty of
way cool street rods...they were everywhere.
Lower Left: John O. had his '68 Cougar back out for the first
time in quite a long while. Looking sweet !
Below (from left) Al, Lou and Danny caucus under the hood.
Bottom Right Corner: Namesake Brenda Frederickson stopped
to pose by her Black Cherry '69 Camaro on its first visit to the
cruise night. It was one of several '69s to show.
|Our biggest crowd in nearly a year
decided to ignore a passing bank of
billowing clouds and came to enjoy.
Above: This burgundy '69 El Camino
SS struck a muscular stance.
Far Left: Check out the work on an
incredibly customized '66 Chevy van.
Near Left: A pair of 1950
Oldsmobiles...a sedan & a ragtop.
Lower Right: Rarely seen, the 1967
AMC Rebel convertible.
Bottom Center: "The Creeps."
Below Right: This '87 Camaro is new
to the local car scene. Low miles !
|A tough week at St Eugene's as the
skies darkened quickly and chased
us all out very early. But we
managed to stay dry !!
Above Left: With recent motor
modifications, this 1970 Corvette
needed a test run. Where better
than to a local cruise night ?
Above Right: A light turnout as all
kept watching the skies darken.
Lower Left: This '77 Malibu wagon
was sporting a nose off a 1975
Chevelle Laguna. Great project !
Bottom Right Corner: A couple
more-modern classics from recent
better weather night. The '92 Olds
Achieva SCX-4 was straight from a
GM museum, showing less than
400 original miles !
|Not as bad as the weathermen
predicted..still the threat of ill
weather held down our turnout
for the annual all-Olds event.
Top Left: John K's 1948 Olds
was picked best-of-show.
Far Left: "Dr. Olds" made his
annual house-call at Kimball's.
Near Right: GMO President
Chuck S. welcomes special
guest Betty-Ann Berejik.
Far Right: A rare 1973 Omega.
|Summer arrived somewhat suddenly
with a temp that soared to near 90.
The turnout was wonderful and the
atmosphere ? Festive indeed !
Top Right: A drop-dead beautiful
1960 Buick convertible in a striking
coat of flawless red paint.
Far Right: Is was a busy day for
Camaros, including this blue first
Far Lower Right: Dennis O. from
West Greenwich rolled in to show off
his pride & joy of more than 20
years.. "Miss Moody," a '40 Olds.
Below: (from left) Chris, Bob, Chris
and Tom were each a top-25 pick for
this sunny and warm afternoon.
Bottom Right: Herb's bright, red '67
GTX won "best restoration" for the
day, while on the other end of this
line..Bobby's 1970 Catalina Station
Wagon was picked "best original."
|While the skies may have
held a few folks back..it
was a good Memorial Day
Monday show turnout.
Top Left: A pair of custom
1950s Ford F-series
trucks roll through the
Left: Dick S. relaxes on
the running board of his
It was a top-75 pick.
Above Right: Dead
competitors, here's a
1969 Ranchero (left) and
a '69 El Camino (right).
Lower Right: Dave offers
parking advice to Bob B.
Far Right: Walter
Cronkite's '58 Gogomobile
|Showers chased us
home a little early, but
not before a great time
at the RConn Airstrip.
Top Right: The full
range of show vehicles
is seen here, from cars
to trucks to motorcycles
Far Left: "Poison Ivy"
was among the day's
top winning vehicles.
Lower Far Left: This
1940 model was the
oldest plane on display.
Far Right: The "candy
drop" was a highlight
for the families with
kids in attendance.
|Cool for June..but with a
beautiful blue sky, we hit the
Pontiac Club's biggest show
turnout in nearly 20 years.
Left: Joe C. brought his
recent-purchase 1937 Pierce
Arrow Limo. With a V12
engine, it cost $6000 new !
Near Above Right: This '74
Camaro was a Top-25 pick and
the 50/50 pot went home in it.
Near Below Right: A pristine
1977 Pontiac Grand Prix
Bottom Right Corner: Dino M's
'56 Cadillac was a top pick.
Bottom Center: David B's '68
Chevelle resto project. Sweet !
|A nice, big crowd came out to
show support for our fine,
furry friends at the shelter.
Above: The view from atop
David V's firetruck. In the
foreground, Keith B's 1910
Oakland took best-of-show.
Far Left: Looking proud,
poised in front of a beautiful
'57 Chevy convertible. Nice.
Right: The '72 El Camino on
th left & '68 Mustang
fastback on the right were
both among the day's picks.
Bottom Left Corner: Up Close
with Paul Z's '69 Firebird.
Below: The "Usual Crew."
at the Abbey
|A perfect Father's Day brought a
massive turnout. Nearly 500 show
vehicles stuffed the fields of the
Portsmouth Abbey School.
Top Left Corner: Representing the
last gasps of true woody wagons was
this 1953 Buick. Just, wow.
Left: Speaking of Buicks..how about
Henry's 1959 Electra convertible ?
Above Right: This 3-hp '58 Corvette
was among the "Kit Car" class entries.
Lower Right: The red 1914
Hupmobile on the left was the Brass
Era division champion.. Amazing !
Far Right: This black, 1928 Packard
won the CCCA class trophy.