Show and Soak: Mother Nature rains on car show

Cars line downtown Joseph.

Published on June 12, 2018 1:06PM

Umbrellas were the order of the day for the 2018 version of the Oregon Mountain Cruise Car Show in Joseph June 9.

Umbrellas were the order of the day for the 2018 version of the Oregon Mountain Cruise Car Show in Joseph June 9.

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One-year-old Isaiah Beier of Joseph came to the 2018 Oregon Mountain Cruise Car Show in style, riding in his own version of a classic while dad maintains control remotely.

One-year-old Isaiah Beier of Joseph came to the 2018 Oregon Mountain Cruise Car Show in style, riding in his own version of a classic while dad maintains control remotely.

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Gary Johnson of Yakima, Wash., answers questions regarding his 1940 Olds Series 70, powered by a straight-6 motor.

Gary Johnson of Yakima, Wash., answers questions regarding his 1940 Olds Series 70, powered by a straight-6 motor.

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Jim Pelzer tapes his entry tag in place during Saturday’s car show in Joseph. He and his wife, from Dallas, Ore., own this 1956 Ford Fairlane Victoria 2- door hard top aptly named “Miss Vickie.” Jim purchased the vehicle originally for $250.

Jim Pelzer tapes his entry tag in place during Saturday’s car show in Joseph. He and his wife, from Dallas, Ore., own this 1956 Ford Fairlane Victoria 2- door hard top aptly named “Miss Vickie.” Jim purchased the vehicle originally for $250.

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Joe Tippett of Boise raises the roof on his 1970 Build Electra 225 rag top just ahead of a downpour at the Oregon Mountain Cruise in Joseph June 9.

Joe Tippett of Boise raises the roof on his 1970 Build Electra 225 rag top just ahead of a downpour at the Oregon Mountain Cruise in Joseph June 9.

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Al Humphrey of Kamai, Idaho, explains the finer points of his 1914 Ford T Roadster to visitors at Saturday’s car show in Joseph.

Al Humphrey of Kamai, Idaho, explains the finer points of his 1914 Ford T Roadster to visitors at Saturday’s car show in Joseph.

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Rich Sanders of Springfield, Ore., whipes down the engine of his 1947 Cadillac Sedanette during the Oregon Mountain Cruise Car Show in Joseph June 9. Sales of this car reached a record 39,835, accounting for over 64 percent of all Cadillacs sold in 1947.

Rich Sanders of Springfield, Ore., whipes down the engine of his 1947 Cadillac Sedanette during the Oregon Mountain Cruise Car Show in Joseph June 9. Sales of this car reached a record 39,835, accounting for over 64 percent of all Cadillacs sold in 1947.

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Russell Gibbs, 3, from Spokane, takes his turn behind the wheel during Saturday’s Oregon Mountain Cruise 2018 in Joseph.

Russell Gibbs, 3, from Spokane, takes his turn behind the wheel during Saturday’s Oregon Mountain Cruise 2018 in Joseph.

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