Mid Columbia Car Club member Bob Earls presents MCCC's Thumbs Up Award to William Baker of Arlington for showing his beautifully restored 1954 Willys MK38-A1 Army jeep. Mr. Baker completed all the restoration work himself in his garage. Great job!
The Thumbs Up Award went to Dennis & Catherine Barnett of Hermiston, OR. This 1912 Cadillac is a most significant vehicle. It is still owned by the original owner's family. It was purchased new by the great-grandfather of the current owner who ran a 60,000 acre sheep ranch in Ashwood, OR. Rarely is a car of this [...]
Hood River Nazarene Church Car Show: June 15, 2013. Russ & Lois Smith, of Hood River, received the Thumbs Up Award for their 1931 Ford Model A-180A Deluxe Phaeton. They purchased this vehicle 55 years ago when they were students at Oregon State. They traded in their Model A Coupe and paid $400. It was restored [...]
Three members from MCCC attended the June 8, 2013 Martin Luther King Elementary Car Show (Kiser's, Stroh's and the Vollmar family). The small caravan headed northward on scenic Hwy SR14 to Vancouver. There were 45 exhibitors at the show. The Kiser's claimed 8 raffle prizes from the 20 tickets they bought (Mega Bucks here we come!). The weather was [...]
A beautiful 1955 Packard Clipper Constellation owned by Joe Meyers of Bend caught the eye MCCC members Barb & John Kiser during their visit to Redmond, Oregon's High Desert Cruise-In. The "Thumbs Up" award winner sports a 352 engine, power windows, power seats and auto leveling. Congrats to Mr. Meyers for displaying his beauty!
Gary Olsen's beautiful 54 Chevrolet convertible stood out from the crowd at the Sisters "Glory Daze" Car Show and was awarded the Mid Columbia Car Club's Thumbs Up Award. Gary has owned his ride for some 15 years. It's powered by a 235 6 cyl. engine and sports a rare factory-installed power steering. Gary is [...]
Peggy O'Neal is the 3rd owner of this 1951 Chevrolet Pickup. Dick Stangy of Olex, OR was the original owner and bought the truck new in 1951. He was known to buy a new vehicle every 2 years and Peggy's dad bought the truck in 1953. The truck pulled a trailer back to New York. Peggy is [...]
Ron Robbel of Bend, OR was the winner of the Thumbs Up Award at the Fossil Cruz-In 2012. He owns a 1936 DeSoto Airflow that he found in 1998 at Anchorage, Alaska. It was displayed in the lobby of the First Federal Savings of Anchorage for 30 years. The car was, of course, all original and [...]
A beautiful, all original, 1962 Studebaker GT Hawk owned by David Haynes of Bickleton, WA caught the eye of MCCC members at the Wasco Memorial Day Car Show. Club President Steve Hudson (right) presents the Club's Thumbs Up Award to Mr. Haynes.
Receiving MCCC's Thumbs Up Award at the ACE Car Show in Echo were Greg and Lucas Martinez, owners of a beautiful 1965 Ford Mustang. Greg, a senior at Echo High School, is the current president of ACE; Lucas, now attending Blue Mountain Community College pursuing a career in diesel technology, is a past president. The photos [...]