350 classic vehicles shown at Hot August Night

~courtesy of The Scranton Journal

Thursday was a beautiful day for the Hot August Night show on the courthouse square in Jefferson. Moderate temperatures brought about 350 entries to the annual display of classic vehicles.

They don’t make them like they used to. The owner of this 1959 Ford Skyliner convertible was enticed to demonstrate how the roof of the vehicle retracts and folds into the trunk during Hot August Night in Jefferson on August 8. He then showed the interested bystanders how the roof advanced out of the trunk and attached to the front windshield, all using the vehicle’s power supply. Beautiful weather brought about 350 vehicles and hundreds of onlookers to the courthouse square Thursday evening for the annual car, truck, tractor and motorcycle show. | Scranton Journal photo

Co-organizer Chuck Wenthold says the winners of the newest awards were Jim and Marsha Lindstrom for Best Interior; Harley and Linda Alcox for Best Engine; and Raymond Harris for Best Paint.

The RPM Club of Carroll once again won the $200 cash prize for the most entries by a car club.

Other prizes awarded were:
• Best Car sponsored by Wahl/McAtee Tire and Service – Bryan Spangler, Coon Rapids, 1967 Chevy Camaro
• Best Truck sponsored by Walker Auto Center – John and Diane Staples, Carroll, 1961 Chevy Apache 10
• Best Motorcycle sponsored by Moe’s Mart – Justin Murphy, Jefferson, 2018 Harley Davidson Road Glide
• Best Tractor sponsored by Oly’s Corner – Ken Pedersen, Jefferson, 1955 Farmall 400
• Best Interior sponsored by Rueter’s – Jim and Marsha Lindstrom, Kiron, 1940 Buick 40 Special
• Best Engine sponsored by Wild Rose Casino – Harley and Linda Alcox, Nevada, 1923 Ford T-bucket
• Best Paint sponsored by Fast Lane Motor Parts/New Way Auto – Raymond Harris, Sheldahl, 1937 Packard convertible

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