PHOTOS: Riding back in time at Shelton antique car show

Rich Conklin of Shelton, above, stands next to his 1928 Ford Model A pickup at the annual Model T & Model A-Era Antique Car Show at Beardsley’s Cider Mill and Orchard on Saturday. (Photos by Brad Durrell)

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“It’s fun to drive,” said Conklin, noting that wherever he goes the vehicle attracts a crowd.

 

A wheel with wooden spokes on a car.

A wheel with wooden spokes on a car.

 

Many car enthusiasts and passersby dropped by the show to look at the dozens of antique vehicles on display. Antique car parts also were being sold. The show highlights cars from 1931 or earlier.

 

Dan Beardsley, who helps to organize the show, sits in front of his 1915 Ford Model T, the first year the vehicle had electric headlights rather than gas-powered ones.

Dan Beardsley, who helps to organize the show, sits in front of his 1915 Ford Model T, the first year the vehicle had electric headlights rather than gas-powered ones.

 

A 1930 Ford Tudor that is owned by a Shelton resident.

A 1930 Ford Tudor that is owned by a Shelton resident.

 

A 1927 Essex Boattail coupe convertible, owned by a Shelton resident.

A 1927 Essex Boattail coupe convertible, owned by a Shelton resident.

 

A hand-crank on the front of a vehicle at the antique car show.

A hand-crank on the front of a vehicle at the antique car show.

 

 

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