Antique Cars

Club sees new, different traditional motors at annual automobile show

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) – Despite the questionable climate the beyond few weeks, the sun came out simply in time for the 35th annual Stolley Park Car Show.

People looked at 150 conventional vehicles on the occasion Sunday. There turned into the whole thing from restored originals, too hot rods, to vehicles.

For the first time, one collector added a vintage piece of the farm system. Art Moeller displayed his 1947 Ford Truck. It’s been in his family for decades.

“I simply sort of wanted to preserve it within the family,” stated Art Moeller. “My dad bought it off my grandfather’s property sale, after which my dad handed away and I bought it from my mother. I retired it for approximately 30 years and in 2018 I were given it lower back out. I wanted to take it to parades and placed it in some car suggests.”

The vehicle has had a whole lot of use over the years. Moeller’s dad stored it up earlier than he got it, so it did not need a number of upkeep.

Moeller said they use to haul hay and grain within the truck. Then it began leaking in the 1980s. That’s when the circle of relatives determined to best haul cattle.

“I use to love to drive it hauling farm animals and stuff while we farmed for my dad and granddad. When I turned into 16 I turned into positioned in this truck to power. So I’ve ridden in it numerous times,” Moeller stated.

His truck was one among many new, and distinct magnificence motors on the display.

The Vintage & Classic Wheels Car Club hosts the occasion every 12 months. Ron Duncan, president of the club, stated the display was given rained out final 12 months. He stated that mixed with the current windstorm made them worried about what number of humans might attend this 12 months.

It did not seem to be a hassle

“Apparently people haven’t held the climate in opposition to us and we’ve got a real satisfactory turnout in the park,” Duncan said. “We’re vehicle human beings, and we just love old cars. We sincerely experience seeing the new, antique vehicles being finished and pushed.”

The Parks and Rec Department prepped the park for the show to paintings around all the fallen timber from this beyond hurricane.

People paid $15 for access to the display. All the cash will move toward car scholarships at Central Community College.

Duncan said he hopes to have another successful show the next 12 months.

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