As it turned out, lots of folks accepted that mission, because as is often the case with this one, the cars were lined all the way around the courthouse on both sides of the street. Sure, it was a little on the muggy side early, but the temperature dropped a bit eventually, and everyone seemed to be having a great time enjoying all the cool cars.
This cruise draws in way more cars than many organized car shows, and that kind of participation results in a great variety of cars and trucks to look at. Everything from high-end muscle cars, to '50s cruisers, to full-on classics make seem to make the trip north.
Plus, it's only fitting that they hold a car cruise in a town namedOne of the breakaway standouts was a black-over-black 1967 Buick
on Memorial Day
weekend. They even played the National
Other interesting cars included a '58
that looked like it was right out of the movie Christine, an excellent '57 Ford
two-door sedan, a neat little lowered '55 Chevy sedan, and a whole bunch of old
trucks, Mustangs, Camaros, and Corvettes. Plymouth
And speaking of trucks, I had my old beater out there for the first time this year. I actually had been driving it to work this spring after I got it out of storage, but now that the weather is getting hotter, I think I'll drive something with an air conditioner to work and leave the 2-55 a/c for the cruise nights.
Let's face it; I don't always have a great feel for what people like. That's why there are pictures that accompany this article. Take a look at the slideshow below, and decide for yourself, or click this link for a nicer version.