It sure felt like summer as we came
together to benefit the animals of
Warwick with a nice, big crowd !

Top Left Corner: Looking out across a
sea of trophies to a well-filled show lot.

Above Left (3): A few of the beloved
canine family members who came to
support their homeless brethren.

Far Lower Left: The RI Antique Fire
Apparatus crew was out to show the
great big trucks..with sirens ablaze.

Bottom Right Corner: Even the kids
had the chance to take a cool Power
Wheels ride for a spin on the road
course.
A nicer day, we couldn't
have asked for.  What a
great collection of, in some
cases, very rare rides !

Above: A 1934 Duesenberg
from the "Shappy" collection.

Far Lower Left: This '66
Colony Park wagon was
equipped with dual
rear-facing seats..which
added $800 to a $3500
base price.

Lower Right: The famed Jag
XKE...car of '60s song fame

Bottom Left: The day's 3
top winners...'67 Jeep,
'56 Nomad & Dave Q's
1970 Challenger.
A hot, sticky summer night to be
sure..but we were so delighted to
have a t/storm-free evening that the
crowd filled in very fully !


Above
: It was all smiles this
evening, sitting back to enjoy the
setting sun in the west.

Above Right: Pete rolled in from
Baltic, CT with this stunning 1949
Buick..all-original to the straight 8.

Center Right: Watch for this sweet
'69 Cadillac convertible in a regional
TV commercial for McDonalds !

Far Left: Under the big clock tower
in front of the farm store.

Near Left: Mopar muscle arrived in
this hemi-orange '69 Roadrunner.

Bottom Left Corner: One of many
CT cars on the evening was this
1935 Studebaker.
Just a fabulous weekend day in South
County..and folks were anxious to come
out and enjoy a car show in the sunshine.

Top Right Corner: This '59 Buick hardtop
in Glacier Green is a recent arrival from
Virginia.  It strikes a mean pose.

Far Above Left: This '57 Mack pumper
once served a small town in upstate NY.

Right: The rare and photogenic Studebaker
Avanti.  This original is a 1963 model.

Far Lower Left: Folks crowd around to
watch the jaws-of-life in action.

Bottom: A row of the top-5 vote-getters.  
The '51 Chevy woody wagon too 1st place.
Skies threatened, but nary a drop
fell.  Still..it was enough to scare
away much of the usual crowd.

Above: This 1934 Cadillac V8 had
just finished a decade-long
restoration.  What a magnificent
machine..it drew much attention.

Above Right: Matt spent time
looking for something unknown
under the hood of his '64 Olds.

Below: Another recent arrival on
the scene was this just-purchased
1968 Pontiac Firebird ragtop.

Bottom Center: A first-year Buick
Riviera coupe in primer...1963.
Even a steady drizzle during the 1st hour failed to hold folks
back from joining the fun.  By day's end, almost 250
Corvettes rolled through Paul Masse's annual Vettacular.

Left: Paul Masse congratulates from Corvette Club president
Jim Campanini with an honorary gear-themed clock.

Above Right: Rob's '78 is a "silver anniversary" edition
Corvette..replica to that year's pace car at Indianapolis.

Bottom Left Corner: This testosterone-filled Vette featured a
1971 front clip, mated with a '69 rear end.  Oh..and a blower.
The 2017 season continues !
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Event Scene Photos
Another massive crowd at BassPro for the
first Thursday of July.  Not far short of
2000 vehicles flowed from lot to lot to lot.

Top Center: A '67 Dodge Coronet
convertible with a perfect plate !

Above Right: One estimate put the number
of spectators between 5 and 7000 strong.

Far Left: A mint green '40 Ford pickup
eases into place for the evening.

Above Right: A particularly Starsky &
Hutch-esque paint job on this '73 Ranchero

Lower Right: This 1963 Chevy's plate
speaks volumes of cubic inches.

Below: The RI Antique Fire guys showed
up with a nice display of trucks...and a
sharp eye will pick out the fire chief's 1965
Chevy wagon on the far end.
Thursdays in
Foxboro
Tuesdays in
Greenville
Fridays in
Cumberland
We just can't catch a break with
Friday night weather this year.

Top Right: As clouds lowered and
thickened..a couple cool, lowered
rat rods came in to join the party.

Right: Check out this nicely
primered '58 Chevy 2-door post.

Bottom Left Corner: A 1940
Olds that looked as original as a
77 year old car can be.
2nd Annual KFD Show
Sat, June 10th
10th Cause for Paws
Sun, June 11th
9th Annual Vettacular
Sat, June 17th
61st MotorCar Festival
Sun, June 18th
A lighter turnout than usual,
thanks to mother nature...bill
still, around 200 cars gathered !

Top Left: Oldest on display was
this curved dash 1901 Olds.

Bottom Left Corner: Are than
any fins more instantly
recognizable than a '59 Caddy ?

Below: A PAIR of Deloreans
delighted Back to the Future fans

Bottom Right Corner: 1958 AC.
Mondays in
Chepachet
The Monday crowds just continue to
pour in off Rte 44 each week .. C
hek
out the latest beautiful evening
!

Above Left: Ray's '59 Ford 4-door
hardtop rolled in a little late.then struck an
impressive pose against the sunset.

Near Left: 1969 Barracuda ragtop.

Far Lower Right: Don's '66 Imperial and
Walter's '59 Chevy, side-by-side.

Bottom Center: We know it began life as
a '67 Ford Econoline Van.  Exactly what
happened between then and now is
anyone's guess..but what a head-turner !

Bottom Right Corner: Close up &
personal with Dave W's 1974 Caprice
convertible
Wednesdays in
Scituate
Colins Law Car Show
Sun, June 25th
Atria Aquidneck Place
Sun, July 2nd
After a week of predicting
rain, the forecasters were
proven wrong again.  It was
a beautiful, summer's day !

Above: A first generation
1966 Oldsmobile Toronado.

Above Left: Rod B's '65 Alfa

Lower Left: CruisinBruce
mugs with "Gully" of the
Newport Gulls baseball team.

Lower Right: This '59 Edsel
sported only 16,000 miles.

Far Lower Right: A 1960
MG that won best foreign.

Bottom Right: Glenn's '67
Chevy II.  Nice redlines !
One of  best weather days
the show has ever enjoyed
brought out one of its
biggest-ever turnouts.

Above: breath-taking 1931
Lincoln in two-tone green.

Lower Right: DeSoto from
its last production year : '61.

Far Left: Hot Rods lined-up
by the dozen to compete.

Left Inset: Among many
Pontiacs, this '68 GTO
reflects in the hub cap of a
'
40s-era  Poncho.

Bottom Left: Looks like the
day didn't end well for
everyone.
46th Endicott Estate
Sun, July 9th
22nd Hogs & Hot Rods
Sa
t, July 15th
We started out grey & threatening
but by afternoon..there was plenty
of sunshine to make a great day !


T
op Left Corner: Nick O's early
'60s T-Bird, with Joe T's 1st-
place winner '39 Ford just behind.

Lower Left: The '69 Camaro
brigade arrives...that's Steve in
front with Dan right behind him.

Bottom Left Center: Thinking pink
with the little bug from CT.

Bottom Right Corner: Peeking
inside the all-new facility.  Wow !