AACA - CHESAPEAKE REGION

                    Recent Event Photographs

2016  Antique Car Show: Baltimore Streetcar Museum - Fall

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On Sunday, October 23rd, Chesapeake Region held its annual Fall antique car show at the Baltimore Streetcar Museum.

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A good turnout of members, guests and vehicles, in typical cool, sunny Fall weather, was enjoyed by everyone.

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Vehicles, some of which we rarely see at our shows, were brought out for one of our few remaining events of 2016.

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Streetcar rides were free for everyone all day.

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John Shenton and daughter Deb managed the event for us and registered the cars and drivers attending.

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John Shenton's 1949 Chrysler Windsor.

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The 1957 Mercury Commuter station wagon of John H.

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The 1941 Ford Pickup of John and Lois K.

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Norm's 1950 Ford Sedan

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Trip's 1955 Ford F-100 Pickup

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Ken and Sally's 1939 Ford Coupe

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Charles' 1955 Buick Roadmaster convertible.

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Our Baltimore Streetcar Museum "show field" area this year has been somewhat limited, due to the track work underway by the meseum volunteers in fromt of the storage barn.

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With 1930s and 1940s streetcars and antique cars on display below, you almost expect a big, coal-fired B&O steam engine to be pulling the trains that rumble by on the railroad bridge overhead. Of course, the nostalgic steam engine has been replaced by the cleaner-burning, lower maintenance diesel electric engines of today, and the B&O has been absorbed into the massive CSX corporation. Modern rail transport thrives however!

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Tom and Judy's 1960 Chevrolet sedan.

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Al's 1935 Ford Pickup.

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#6119 heads down the tracks, returning to the Visitor Center loop, after carrying a group of visitors on a nostalgic ride.

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Our operator halts the streetcar in the far loop to discuss the features of the vehicle and the history of Baltimore streetcar service.

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Our members and guests gather for the traditional group photo.

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The Museum's O'Neill was on hand to make the "Sponsor's Choice" award" selection.

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Citing his admiration of '55 Chevys, John selected the 1955 Chevrolet Belair displayed by the Rubys.

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The Ruby's '55 Chevy has quite a history of national show awards, car magazine articles and amazing highway "adventures" that Gary will keep you entertained with.