|Event Scene Photos
|First nice-weather Tuesday in
almost a month..and the crowd
responded, big time !
Top Left Corner: A pair of
Buicks..This '72 Centurion right
next to a 1938 convertible.
Above Left Center: Speaking of
Buicks, check out the oldest show
car of the night...Tom L's 1913.
Above Right: Torino-time...Tom F's
1970 fastback next to
CruisinBruce's '69 GT.
Left: Danny's street rod settles in
next to Dave's GMC pickup.
Bottom Center: Mike F's little
Datsun "Z" car..known in its native
Japan as the "Fairlady."
|For the first time this season, Mother Nature
smiled on Patriot Place to make for a beautiful
evening to cruise Route 1.
Top Left: A '67 Impala & '77 Cutlass 'S."
Right: John M's rare 1970 Mercury Cyclone,
equipped for a 351-Cleveland 4-barrel.
Far Left: Checking out a 1917 Dodge Bros.
Near Left: The Corvair Club rallied to bring
nearly 2 dozen of Ralph Nader's favorites.
Bottom Right: Turnout spilled into overflow.
|After several straight rain-outs, it
was great to get back to Friday
cruisin'..even with a diminished
crowd due to pre-event showers.
Top Right: AMC's powerhouse; the
AMX. This bold, green machine
was also wearing a for-sale sign.
Left: Late 60s muscle on display
included this '69 Cougar and 400-
powered '68 Firebird convertible.
Bottom Left Corner: mighty stock
and original was the '37 Graham flat
Lower Right: Don & Linda G. from
Seekonk rolled through in this early
70s Dodge Challenger.
|GMO at Kimball Farm
Sun, May 21st
|After several consecutive years of bad
weather, the Olds club finally caught a
beauty of a day to enjoy a bunch of fine
Oldsmobiles from across the decades.
Above Left: Oldest among the cars on
display was the top-25 winner '36 Olds.
Far Right: A breath-takingly beautiful 1954
Oldsmobile Super 88 sold new for a little
over $2250. It was one of the nicest on
display this beautiful, sunny day.
Bottom Right: A one-owner '74 Delta.
Lower Left: Special trim & nomenclature
identifies Ted L's '65 Cutlass as a
top-of-the-line 4-4-2 model. A convertible,
|No. Scituate Baptist
Sat, May 27th
|With better weather than forecast,
we wound up with a record-setting
turnout to kick off the monthly series.
Top Right Corner: Something from
each of the big three with a
second-year Camaro..'70 Mustang
and 1971 Plymouth RoadRunner.
Left: Up close with a 1960 Buick
ragtop,,this one ? A red LeSabre.
Bottom Left Corner: A '58 Edsel
Pacer convertible which was one of
seven Edsels showing off for the
|North Bowl 55th Party
Sat, June 3rd
|A great crowd of cool cars...until unexpected showers chased
us home a little earlier than planned.
Top Right Corner: Not one but two Pontiac GrandVille ragtops.
Above Right:: Up close with the control panel of a 71 AMX.
Far Left: Dave, standing guard over his 1957 Chevrolet hardtop.
Below Center: Andy S's "shark-nosed" '39 Graham.
Bottom Center: Two extremes of Ford automoptive technology.
|LRP 25th Annual Show
Sun, June 4th
|Finally..a beautiful weekend
morning, and the cars began rolling
into Newport Grand Casino.
Top Left Corner: Long and lovely,
a 1968 Buick Wildcat coverible.
Above Left: this '66 Dart GT was
among the day's top-40 picks.
Right: Folks crowd around a 1950
Crosley HotShot and its
Bottom Left: A row of club
members' Pontiacs ranged from
GTOs to Catalinas to Firebirds.
|2nd Annual KFD Show
Sat, June 10th
|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.
|10th Cause for Paws
Sun, June 11th
|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
|Even a brief, 10-minute shower
couldn't dampen the spirit of our new
weekly cruise at Fredrickson Farms.
Above Center: George & Diane's '65
Spot Fury on the end of a row of
Above Right: An early 40s Hudson.
Left: How often do you see not one,
but two 30s era Grahams at a show ?
Right: Most folks like to find their own
grassy spot in the sunset and settle in.
Below: Check out this row of mugs: A
Rod, a Bob and a pair of Chrises.
|9th Annual Vettacular
Sat, June 17th
|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.
|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.
|A light but solid turnout for this
first night of a new weekly
cruise. Consider the threat of
on-coming t/storms and it was
a very good start all around.
Near Left: Phil brought out
Gwen's little hot rod Fiero.
Right: '36 Ford street rod..and
absolute beauty on display.
Below: That's John C's drag-
car Chevy II..insanely fast on
the track and fully street legal in
case anyone asks.