There were hot rods and classic cars, muscle cars and hefty looking pick-ups.
The parking lot at the Tim Hortons and ICBC offices on Logan Avenue at 203rd Street was even more crowded than usual on the evening of Sept. 6, as car enthusiasts crowded the venue on the eve of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In.
"Nice people, nice cars," said Tom Felling, who brought his '69 Mustang and was admiring some of the other cars, many sitting with their hoods open.
Felling was also planning to visit the Cruise-In as well, having come for the past five or six years, but he wasn't planning to enter his own vehicle in the weekend show.
Rich Thompson, who brought his '34 Ford hot rod with a 327 Chevy engine, let the crowd have a look at his vehicle, then drove off to complete a loop around the nearby streets. Many drivers take their cars around from the coffee shop up 203rd Street, west on Fraser Highway and back down 200th Street to Logan Avenue again.
"All the action, all the people, all the fun," Thompson said of his reason for bringing his hot rod.
One rarity was Trevor Pomeroy's '66 Chevrolet Acadian. The Canada-only car was rebuilt over a year an a half by the White Rock resident.
Unlike some of the other car owners, Pomeroy prefers car shows just a little bit compared to the informal get togethers.
"It's nice to win the odd trophy to validate your work," he said.
While in the past there have been some burnouts, squealing tires, and speeding down Industrial Avenue near 200th Street, on Friday the road was quiet. A cluster of police vehicles, marked and unmarked, had arrived before 7 p.m. and had nabbed a few speeders, making their presence known. Those who had parked their vehicles on Industrial were taking part in barbecues at car part shops.
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