Recent Event Photographs
2016 Chesapeake Region Participation in the Towson 4th of July Parade
Our antique cars are assembled, awaiting the start of the annual Towson 4th of July Parade.
Leading the group is the Ruby's rare 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2
Chesapeake Region members gather for conversation before the start of the parade.
Parade Chairman John Holman prepares for his ride in a 1975 Pontiac Grandville convertible.
Ron toasts the day, as he prepares to drive his award-winning 1985 Buick Rivera.
Bob and Mike brought their 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air.
Beth discuses features of her 1916 Ford Model T, celebrating its 100th birthday this year.
Bill's well-traveled 1958 Chevrolet Biscayne awaits the parade start, sporting the red, white and blue.
The car has traveled an amazing 457,000 miles! Details are posted on the windshield for all to appreciate.
Paula, our event manager for the parade poses with Mike, our event manager for the upcoming Chesapeake Region antique car show at the Fire Museum of Maryland.
Prominent in the parade, and always enjoyed, are the current and antique fire engines of our community.
The parade Grand Marshal enjoys a ride in an early '60s Lincoln Continental 4-door convertible.
Gary and Paula prepare to enter the parade procession.
Signaling the official parade start: the traditional fly-over of the A-10 "Warthog" aircraft of the Maryland Air National Guard.
The Color Guard prepares to lead the start of the parade.
Smokey Bear, the "politician" everyone loves, waves to the adoring crowd.
The Kiltie Band of York is a perennial favorite participant in the parade.
Their impeccable outfits and amazing sound are a delight to see and hear.
We are very fortunate to have them participate.
Politics and old vehicles seem to attract one another. Here the Republican Women of Baltimore County greet the crowd from their old truck.
Democratic U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen follows in his vintage car.
Chark draws the attention of the crowd in his 1931 Ford Woodie.
Providence Volunteer Fire Company parades their latest equipment.
Wells Fargo Bank had a delightful participant in the parade: their symbolic stage coach, drawn by four horses. At the conclusion of the parade, I was able to get some closeup photos.
Looking inside the stage coach.
The exterior, showing off its pin-striped suspension system.
A household name for anyone who grew up with the cowboy movies and television shows of the 1950s.
Taking a well-deserved bow after a fine performance.
Loading the stagecoach back into the tractor trailer truck for a trip to its next destination.
The horses await their turn to also be loaded into the truck, as another great Towson July 4th Parade comes to an end.