AACA - CHESAPEAKE REGION

                    Recent Event Photographs

2019  Fire Museum of Maryland Collector Car Show

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On a warm, sunny Saturday in July, Chesapeake Region held its annual Collector Car Show at the Fire Museum of Maryland, in Lutherville, Maryland.

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Greeting arriving participants with directions for parking and instructions for registering were Chesapeake Region officers Gary and Phil.

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At the registration table, President Paula, Membership Chairman Vicky and Facebook Editor Andrew welcomed the participants, recorded name and vehicle information, and encouraged membership in AACA and our local Chesapeake Region.

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The parking lot show field was filling up long before the official 11 am starting time.

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By early afternoon we had over 50 cars displayed on the show field.

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Our host, the Fire Museum of Maryland invited everyone to step inside their headquarters and experience the amazing display of antique fire fighting equipment that has served Maryland towns and cities for centuries.

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In addition to the fire fighting equipment, there are many historic photographs displayed, documenting the equipment in actual use.

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At the Museum you can learn about the Great Baltimore Fire of February 1904, that devastated a large portion of Downtown Baltimore.

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Our collector car show welcomed a wide variety of collector vehicles: antique, modified and "modern classics" such as this 2002 "Chrysler Prowler." With the demise of the "Plymouth" brand after 2001, the name of this unique vehicle was changed from "Plymouth Prowler" to "Chrysler Prowler."

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Onlookers gather around Dan's award-winning 1991 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1.

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Others look over Dave's 1915 Ford Model T.

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Chuck's beautiful 1995 Chevrolet Camaro.

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Stan's 1966 Chevrolet Corvette

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Bob's 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS

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Phil P.'s 1968 Dodge Dart

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Kenny's 1947 Ford Deluxe

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Ray's brilliant red 1933 Ford Tudor Sedan

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All about Ray's "Lady in Red"

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Les' 1963 Ford Mustang.

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Chip's 1909 Stevens-Duryea attracted a lot of attention all day.

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Bill's 1963 Buick Wildcat

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Phil H's 1947 Chevrolet "Woodie"

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Jim's 1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe

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John's 1964 Pontiac Ventura

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Al's Award-winning 1934 Ford Cabriolet

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That glistening finish reflects activities on the Show Field.

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1930s automobile styling at its best!

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The Gary R's - Sr. and Jr. - show off a pair of Tri-five Chevys: Senior's 1956...

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and Junior's 1955.

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Gary W. and son Andrew brought a pair of their award-winning vehicles: a 1973 Pontiac Trans Am and behind it a 1963 Chevrolet Impala.

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Mike and Lin's stunning 1940 GMC truck.

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Joanne's 1959 Chevrolet Corvette, awakened from a lengthy garage rest, hit the road again, to the Fire Museum show, for all to enjoy.

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Jerry and Gemma's 1970 Triumph TR6.

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Beth's 1916 Ford Model T

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The Model T drew curious onlookers all day.

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As Beth got behind the wheel to depart the show, many gathered around, to witness the accompanying sight and sound.

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As hosts for our collector car show, we presented to the Fire Museum of Maryland a copy we received of the US House of Representatives Resolution 108 "Expressing support for the designation of July 12 as Collector Car Appreciation Day and recognizing that the collection and restoration of historic and classic cars is an important part of preserving the technological achievements and cultural heritage of the United States."

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Fire Museum representative Tom Heaver selected the 1932 Ford Roadster of Barry and Cindy Redemann to receive the Sponsor's Choice Award, presented here by Chesapeake Region President Paula Ruby.

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The 1932 Ford Roadster of Barry and Cindy Redemann, winner of the Sponsor's Choice Award.

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After the presentation of awards, participants gathered for a group photograph.

We wish to thank the Fire Museum of Maryland for again graciously hosting our annual car show. The museum is amazing and we encourage everyone to visit and experience these fun and educational exhibits.