|The view from our camp site - Old Taylor Lake. This lake is not part of the Waupaca Chain O' Lakes.|
It was almost too hot to spend much time on the Car Show grounds but Rick managed to go through most of the junk yard (aka Swap Meet). I focused on the theme cars under the tent and the book sale. The selection of books from F&W Media (the company that bought Krause Publications - the location of the car show - a few years back) was limited. There didn’t seem to be anything new – just leftovers from last year.
|Great color on this Pontiac orphan.|
|And a great hood ornament, too.|
|An Oldsmobile no longer made.|
|Detail that's not on today's cars.|
|This Nash must be a fun car to drive!|
|A Model A - or Model T - line-up.|
|A Chevy Panel Truck - very similar to Rick's but a different year. This|
is only the third other panel truck he's seen in the 17 years he's owned his '64.
|Hand crafted kayaks.|
|Canoes almost too pretty to put in the water.|
|A 1954 Mercury concept car - never manufactured. Word under the tent|
was that this car sold for $425,00 at auction - a price the owner considered
After the Car Show, we stopped at the Central Waters Brewery in Amherst. It's Wisconsin's first green-powered brewery. We had heard about Central Waters beer on a WUWM (Milwaukee Public Radio) podcast and thought a cool brew would be a good way to end a hot day. We weren't disappointed. I had the Happy Heron Pale Ale – just the right amount of hoppiness for my taste.
Before we left on Sunday morning we reserved our site for next year at the campground. However, we'll probably leave on Saturday next year because that will be Rick's second grandson's first birthday. He came into the world this year on Friday, the 13th – a lucky day!