From the basic to the modified, mint situation to barely touched, motor vehicles of all sorts were being parked on component of Professional Street for the Flatland Cruisers’ 27th car or truck display Saturday.
Sam Humphreys of Emporia introduced 3 motor vehicles to the show: a 1957 Chevy Bel Air 2-door hardtop, a 1957 Chevy Handyman station wagon and a 1949 Willys Jeepster. The vehicles were being in different form when he purchased them.
Doing work in automobiles is a labor of love, and Humphreys appreciated acquiring to the display — even while there was a large amount of vacation included.
Tim Haug of Topeka was back again in Emporia for the function. His spouse is from Emporia and they both graduated from Emporia State University. Haug introduced a 1965 Mustang that he procured from his uncle two several years ago. There was a good deal of restoration put into the Mustang — as in all over 1,500 hours of do the job.
Haug suggests he’s organizing to be element of far more auto exhibits, now that the restoration venture is entire.
Besides the display by itself, there was a DJ, food items sellers and a silent auction. Proceeds this yr reward the club’s automotive technology scholarship at Flint Hills Technical College or university and, relying on the overall, could go to other neighborhood causes.
Past year’s celebration experienced to be canceled due to COVID-19. This year, 113 cars had been registered.
Flatland Cruisers Club Picks (award winners)
*Chance Cox, 1967 Impala
*Scott Haines, 1932 Ford roadster
*Vince Haines, 1934 Ford roadster
*Mike Williams, 1965 GTO
*Russ & Robin Beatty, 1971 Cuda
*Eliud Zuniga, 1956 Ford pickup
*John & Glenda Carter, 1940 Ford Coupe
*Bryan Tackitt, 1966 Comet
*Artwork & Merri Wilburn, 1968 Cougar
*Danny Zuniga, 1969 Camaro
*Scott Childers, 1971 Nova
*Andy Like, 1946 Chrysler New Yorker
*Zack Peak, 1937 Ford rat rod
*Bryan Harris, Hyundai Veloster
*Lee & Charla Dixon, 2021 Mustang
*Dominic Collins, 2013 Ford Mustang
*Arturo Vazquez, 2004 Harley Davidson