Almost 350 vehicles fill downtown Kincardine for second Cruise Night of the season
By Liz Dadson
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One of the fanciest cars at Cruise Night in downtown Kincardine, Friday evening, is this 1986 Ford Mercury Cougar Tiffany Classic, owned by Rob Lake of Lucknow; the vehicle drew a lot of attention
Also getting a lot of views from the crowd of thousands, is this 1973 Jaguar, owned by Bob and Janis Kenzie of Kitchener
And this 1962 Amphicar, a boat-car, owned by Ken Alischer of Baden
A 1960 Studebaker, owned by John Hill of Kincardine
A 1960 Cadillac Coupe, owned by Joanne Van Dam of Lucknow
A 1939 Dodge, owned by Mike and Nancy Smith of Port Elgin
A 1940 Buick Straight-Eight, owned by Bob Ashton of Port Elgin
A 1958 Buick Caballero Wagon, owned by Steve Plunkett of London
A 1999 Mazda Miata electric car, owned by Rob Lowles of Waterloo
A 2007 Corvette, owned by Dave and Laura Crossett of Southampton
Sunny, warm weather combined for a second time, to draw another great crowd to Cruise Night in downtown Kincardine, Friday evening.
More than 300 vintage and fancy cars, along with about 50 motorcycles, were on display for the thousands of people at the event.
Some of the beauties included a 2007 Corvette owned by Dave and Laura Crossett of Southampton, a 1999 Mazda Miata electric car owned by Rob Lowles of Waterloo, a 1962 Amphicar boat-car owned by Ken Alischer of Baden, a 1958 Buick Caballero Wagon owned by Steve Plunkett of London, and a 1986 Ford Mercury Cougar Tiffany Classic owned by Rob Lake of Lucknow.
There was also a 1939 Dodge which was purchased in 1962 for $100. The original owner was A. Guy Reber of Washington, D.C., June 24, 1939, at a cost of $905. It is now owned by Mike and Nancy Smith of Port Elgin.
Modern features on the 1939 Dodge include a 318 V-8 engine, automatic transmission, torsion bar suspension, modern rear axle, power steering, disc brakes and tilt steering.
The 50-50 draw, in support of the Kincardine and Community Health Care Foundation, raised $2,800, with half going to the draw winner, Preston Weichenthal of Kincardine.
Jack Nancekivell (L), president of the Kincardine and Community Health Care Foundation, presents $1,400 to 50-50 draw winner, Preston Weichenthal of Kincardine
The next Cruise Night is Aug. 29, from 6-9 p.m., in downtown Kincardine.
Mathew Strader (L) of the Kinetic Knights robotics team, assists Lilly Mogk, 5, of Kincardine, in shooting the ball, as the Knights demonstrated their robot at Cruise Night, Friday evening
Motorcycles on Harbour Street
Phil Armstrong (L) of Tiverton showcases his 1921 Ford Model T Depot at Cruise Night in downtown Kincardine, Friday evening
The beautiful engine of a 2002 Corvette, owned by Dave and Connie Veitel of Port Elgin
Greg Reid (R) of the Kinetic Knights helps Jack Mogk, 3, of Kincardine, work the controls to drive the robot
© Liz Dadson
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