|Event Scene Photos
|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.
|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.
|On the heels of three straight
rain-outs, we finally got dry enough
conditions for a partial crowd.
Top Right: A '51 Pontiac, wearing a
for sale sign.
Far Left: This 1975 Camaro showed
less than 30,000 original miles.
Near Left: Up close on a mid-70s
Maverick wearing earlier bumpers.
Bottom Left Corner: A gathering of
"the usual crew."
|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.
|Looks like we have another hit on
our hands ! Week #2 brought
excellent weather...and a crowd
of 5-times our first week !
Above Right: Harry C. brought his
'67 Fairlane 500 all the way down
from Charlton, MA.
Far Lower Left: Mike & Todd
rolled in from way out in Norton,
MA with this '75 Grandville .
Near Lower Left: Capt Bill M.
was showing his coral & grey '55
Chevy 2-door hardtop.
Right: Mother Mary watches over
the crowd from the hill.
|Colins Law Car Show
Sun, June 25th
|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