Hastings hosted more than one hundred fifty vehicles from owners residing inside Northumberland County and past on the eighth Antique and Classic Car Show throughout its latest Waterfront Festival.
“We began this show as a manner to feature a Sunday occasion to the Waterfront Festival,” said John Galt, automobile show convener. “Hastings is a brilliant imperative region for this display, there are many classic automobile owners who live nearby and the waterfront right here makes a stunning setting for the event.”
Fred and Arlene Carr, owners of a 1956 Meteor Rideau Sunliner, are veterans to car indicates.
“I turned into inside the cattle business, showing cows and after I retired, I started showing vehicles,” stated Fred Carr. “I even have always cherished automobiles and I usually desired a Meteor due to the fact it is uncommon, made in Canada and it has 3 hues in its authentic paint. I searched for it for a long, long term and observed it 4 years in the past and we’ve had it absolutely restored.”
“We enjoy coming to indicates like this,” introduced Arlene. “We see our buddies at many of those suggests and we’ve a wonderful time with them.”
Another veteran of automobile shows, Walt Beasel, who owns a 55 Chevrolet Bel Air stated, “I actually have usually been a car man. My dad became a mechanic and I love running on automobiles too.”
When requested why he got this automobile, “Car collectors go back to the cars they favourite once they were more youthful. I always desired a Bel Air and am proud to personal it today.”
The automobile show provided 10 trophies as follows:
People’s Choice — James Fudge of Hastings with a 1964 T-Bird.
Class — Nineteen Fifties-Walt Besel of Peterborough with a 1955 Chev Bel Air.